Watching it is like finding money in the pocket of a coat that you haven’t worn in years.
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
A look at three films from Cannes from our very own critic, Simon Abrams.
An article about the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards.
A look at what's coming to theaters this January through April.
A comparison between the recent version of "Ben-Hur" and the classic 1959 version by William Wyler.
The fourth and final part in a series on the images of Islam in Western cinema.
An interview with actor Dave Franco about "Now You See Me 2."
A report from the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
Roger's Favorites: actor Denzel Washington.
A piece on extending the conversation about diversity at the Oscars to include all minorities.
An interview with the legendary star of the new I'll See You in My Dreams.
Summer action heroes are several shades of gray; Memories of Baltimore; "Silicon Valley" is not misogynistic; The Onion is not a joke; James Horner on Terrence Malick.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
A feature on the latest major Blu-ray, Netflix, and On Demand releases, including "Gone Girl," "The Boxtrolls," "The Zero Theorem," "Coherence," and more.
An interview with Kevin Kline, star of "My Old Lady."
A TIFF report on the new Jason Reitman film, "Ruth & Alex" and "Boychoir."
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Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.
Lou Godfrey reflects on his memories of his mother and their movie-going.
Peter Sobczynski ranks 27 films by Brian De Palma.
Marie writes: There was a time when Animation was done by slaves with a brush in one hand and a beer in the other. Gary Larson's "Tales From the Far Side" (1994) was such a project. I should know; I worked on it. Produced by Marv Newland at his Vancouver studio "International Rocketship", it first aired as a CBS Halloween special (Larson threw a party for the crew at the Pan Pacific Hotel where we watched the film on a big screen) and was later entered into the 1995 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prix. It spawned a sequel "Tales From the Far Side II" (1997) - I worked on that too. Here it is, below.
Craig D. Lindsey is on the warpath against jerk cinema, in which arrogant heroes trample all over everybody and the film celebrates them as righteously awesome. Whatever happened to charm?
Marie writes: the great Ray Harryhausen, the monster innovator and Visual Effects legend, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2013 in London at the age of 92. As accolades come pouring in from fans young and old, and obituaries honor his achievements, I thought club members would enjoy remembering what Harry did best.
Marie writes: Intrepid club member Sandy Khan has sent us the following awesome find, courtesy of a pal in Belgium who'd first shared it with her. "Got Muck?" was filmed by diver Khaled Sultani (Emirates Diving Association's (EDA) in the Lembeh Strait, off the island coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Camera: Sony Cx550 using Light & Motion housing and sola lights. Song: "man with the movie camera" by cinematic orchestra.
Marie writes: Holy crap! THE KRAKEN IS REAL!" Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Oceanographer and inventor Edith Widder shares the key insight - and the teamwork - that helped to capture the squid on camera for the first time, in the following clip taken from her recent TED talk." And to read more about the story, visit Researchers have captured the first-ever video footage of a live giant squid at i09.com