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The Rise and Fall of The Great Man

In Universal Pictures’s The Great Man, Jose Ferrer stars as a local-radio broadcaster fighting to keep the great nation alive during the conservative era.

(Full movie via YouTubeVeoh and DailyMotion)

MasterBlog: Film Noir and Modern Ennui

Is film noir just an artifact, a cinema movement with a beginning and an end? Many modern filmmakers (and showrunners) play with the stylistic conventions of noir as a kind of postmodern exercise – sometimes for the pleasure of pastiche (looking at you, Woody Allen), or maybe to fetishize history ( 743 more words

Media Studies

Wuthering Heights, 1992 film ***1/2

Wuthering Heights, directed by Peter Kosminsky.  Ralph Fiennes as Heathcliff, Juliette Binoche as Cathy/Catherine, Jeremy Northam as Hindley, Robert Demeger as Joseph, Jason Riddington as Hareton, Simon Shepherd as Edgar, Janet McTeer as Ellen, Jonathan Firth as Linton and Sophie Ward as Isabella.  266 more words

Classic Cinema

Retro Cinema Wrap-Up, November 9-15, 2015

MONDAY (November 9)


TUESDAY (November 10)

FANTASIA (1940), Joe Grant/Dick Huemer – 2pm/7pm
“75th Anniversary Screening”

Landmark Midtown Art Cinema… 200 more words

Retro-Cinema Wrap-Up

Gone with the Wind: "You should be kissed" Quote Off Extravaganza!

We did alternate takes of “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn” a few months back. Now it’s time to get windy again as we return to Gone with the Wind and a world of romantic asides, Hipster moustaches, not giving a damn, and waxing lyrical about how attractive women should be embraced before, ultimately, not giving a damn. 746 more words