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30th Academy Awards (1957) - Part II

Both of the remaining nominees of 1957 seem, at first glance, to be fairly straightforward and realistic. However, despite being nearly perfect films in terms of technique, acting, cinematography, direction, and scoring, realistic they are not. 4,213 more words


Double Feature #61 - 12 Angry Men and Anatomy of a Murder

For this week’s post, I wanted to explore one of my favorite genres, the courtroom drama. There’s a long rich history in this genre, but I decided to pick two that were a bit different. 3,356 more words

Double Feature

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men, Sidney Lumet’s most famous movie, is deceptively simple in its presentation. The tricks employed are famous: the continually sinking camera and the continually narrowing lens bring you closer and closer into the claustrophobic action; the parts of a single heated dialogue were often filmed weeks apart as part of a lighting scheme meant to keep the film within its budget. 642 more words

How John Tesh Helped Me to Help my Students

So, I have a confession to make.  It’s a pretty big one, and may change the way the world sees me.  While I don’t hide this fact from others, I don’t often throw it into regular conversation either, and so, I totally understand if you choose to unfollow me after the big reveal.  1,028 more words


Top 10: Movies

A friend just posted on his blog about his Top 10 movies, and so I thought I would do the same. Here they are. My requirements are simply that I’ve seen it and I liked it. 1,163 more words

Top Five: That Still Get Me

The idea for this Top Five came to me completely by accident. I was sat minding my own business when a certain show on this list, floated to the front of my thoughts. 851 more words


Day Twenty-Three: 12 Angry Men (MotM 2018)

If Letterboxd average user rating is any indication, this is one of the greatest films of all time. Is it? 598 more words