In 1977, a country music fad combined with economic anxieties to produce a campy box office hit second only to STAR WARS.
Category: Plot Points
Nothing in LAWRENCE OF ARABIA is without meaning, even the Moon. Here is how David Lean uses it to mark the phases of Lawrence’s career.
This week’s Q&A asks, “What’s your favorite movie villain quote?” Our bloggers have some answers, but did we miss yours?
How a 1966 Italian movie about a French war in North Africa predicted the post-9/11 world.
A live-action remake of Don Bluth’s classic THE SECRET OF NIMH has recently been announced. We consider the strange philosophical overtones that made the original such a memorable mind-trip.
With a new remake of NOSFERATU announced last week, we take a close look at why SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE failed to live up to the 1922 classic.
Not by coincidence, Akira Kurosawa’s DREAMS marries his deepest fears with his love of things that come from the sky. Take a closer look at the way life and death are partnered with rain, snow, fog, flower petals, and birds in one of the great director’s final films.
Here’s why Luke Skywalker is a vastly overrated hero – in fact, he’s the most overrated hero in the entire Star Wars universe. We’re not counting Jar-Jar – he was never rated highly in the first place.
The famous early movie is packed with plot from the start of minute one to the end of minute one. It is cinema’s first trilogy, and features what may be moviedom’s first-ever plot hole.
Even if you usually like to watch movies with friends, there are some movies that are better seen alone, and vice versa. Find out which kinds of movies are best seen solo, or seen with a crowd…