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Daily Archives: November 18, 2016

Every good movie fan knows that the Oscars are a flawed award ceremony at best, and a total travesty at worst. As the year draws to a close, however, speculation about who’s going to grab more nominations and, later, more statuettes at the Academy Awards is inevitable. Let’s distance ourselves from that for a moment, and think about the great… Read more »

18 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

In July 1597, a barber named Luca testified in court in a case of a missing dagger and cloak, he said: “This painter is a stocky young man…with a thin black beard, thick eyebrows and black eyes, who goes dressed all in black, in a rather disorderly fashion, wearing a black hose that is a little bit threadbare, and who… Read more »

18 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists