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Daily Archives: June 18, 2015

Film noir was a genre (or, some prefer, a cycle of films) that thrived predominantly in Hollywood crime films in the early post World War II years, as men were returning from the military to their lives at home, and these films express the anxiety that many men felt about being displaced as workers, boyfriends, husbands and fathers during wartime…. Read more »

18 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

In February 2015, on the stage of the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu dedicated the Oscar he won for Birdman to his fellow Mexicans and generally to all immigrants, defining the United States “an incredible Immigrant Nation”. During the new millennium, the issue of immigration became more important than ever and more urgent socially and politically…. Read more »

18 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists