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Daily Archives: January 17, 2015

William Hurt, a virtual unknown, shot onto the big screen in 1980 with Altered States and quickly became one of the most important actors of the decade. He starred in some of the biggest and most thoughtful films of the time. However by the end of the decade, severe personal problems including a highly publicized palimony case, allegations of abuse,… Read more »

17 January 2015 | Features, Film Lists

In the 1960s, a large number of new, young directors in France started making films that offered a fresh perspective on existing techniques and attitudes about the medium of film itself. They influenced the rest of the world with their interest in film history and created reflexive, modernist work that pushed the boundaries of the medium and arguably changed the… Read more »

17 January 2015 | Features, Film Lists