Monthly Archives: January 2017

PICKPOCKET

A while back my good friend Pablo Kjølseth — the master behind CU-Boulder’s International Film Series — asked me to guest write a post for TCM’s Movie Morlocks, now retitled Streamline in conjunction with FilmStruck. I chose to write about … Continue reading

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LA STRADA

A while back my good friend Pablo Kjølseth — the master behind CU-Boulder’s International Film Series — asked me to guest write a post for TCM’s Movie Morlocks, now retitled Streamline in conjunction with FilmStruck. I chose to write about … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MCGINTY

Preston Sturges worked on almost 20 screenplays before he figured out how to keep mediocre directors from mucking up his words and stories: direct the pictures himself. Lucky for him, Sturges scripts made bank and Paramount Pictures desperately wanted the … Continue reading

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20TH CENTURY WOMEN

A young man sees the world from a specific point of view. Though women may surround him — women who raise him, teach him, love him and confuse him — he will never be able to fully see the world … Continue reading

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LIVE BY NIGHT

Adapted from the 2012 novel by Dennis Lehane, Live By Night is a great American epic wrapped inside a misguided movie. Written for the screen, produced and directed by Ben Affleck, who also stars, Live by Night starts overseas in … Continue reading

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