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Daily Archives: May 8, 2015

On April 4, 2013, the world lost one of its most prolific and talented writers: Roger Ebert. From 1967 until his death, Roger Ebert was the film critic for the Chicago-Sun Times. Ebert’s first important review was a few months into his stint at the Sun-Times, for the groundbreaking film Bonnie and Clyde, directed by Arthur Penn. Roger’s four-star review… Read more »

08 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Since the early days of cinema, the gangster movies began to play an enormous role in cinema history, not only in American, but also in the European and Asian cinema. The gangster figure is not something acquired. It can vary from classic and subtle approach to a Tony Montana kind of approach. The gangster is someone who fought to ascend in… Read more »

08 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The past may well be a foreign country, but in a world still plagued by political and ideological conflict, Holy Wars in the Middle East, and the threat of a worldwide disease pandemic, the Middle Ages is not so removed from our modern times as you might suppose. The epoch has always seemed remote, however, not only temporally speaking, but… Read more »

08 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists