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Sensible laws of Camelot

Listen carefully, legislatures of northern Europe. Camelot knew how to manage weather and seasons. It’s glorious.


John Hurt-Richard Burton Movie '1984' to Screen in Theaters on April 4

More than 180 art houses in North America and Europe have scheduled April 4 showings of “1984,” the dystopian drama starring John Hurt and Richard Burton. 367 more words


Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

Exorcist II: The Heretic
Dir. John Boorman
Premiered June 17, 1977

In 1971, Robert Altman was tapped to adapt the Korean War novel MASH, despite hating the source material. 1,099 more words


Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) / *****

Evaluating Michael Radford’s 1984 film of George Orwell’s seminal, essential Nineteen Eighty-Four is a difficult task, even setting aside the uncomfortable modern parallels we’re all living through. 748 more words

Movie Reviews

Jackie (Pablo Larrain, Chile/France/ USA, 2016)

A complex story about story-telling, about the relationship between truth and legend, about the imaging of history, the shaping it through the construction of particular images to render them iconic, so memorable that history is not only read through them but actually reifies into those images themselves. 205 more words

Richard Burton: The Bergin Speech

Now and then, he had had a couple of drinks. I mean, that wasn’t only a joke, because he — we were shooting and he was religious about that. 167 more words


Throwback Thursday: 'Cleopatra' (1963)

Caesar (Rex Harrison) and Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) discuss their power and wants.