27 years on, Ben O’Brian examines the lasting impact of Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop.
Billy Wilder spent a career making films that tiptoed along the harsh production code and made films that remain as fresh today as when they were made.
We conclude our three part look at Fritz Lang’s Mabuse trilogy with the final installment in the series, The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse.
Fritz Lang’s The Testament of Dr. Mabuse asks not only troubling questions about it’s historical political climate, but also about the human condition.
He’s in gambling, blackmail, and murder. He’s in disguise and undetectable. He is crime and he is Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
Most of the great stars have one year in their career when they seem to be firing on every level and hit a new stratosphere, from movie star to icon. In 1936, William Powell had the biggest year of his career, both critically and among audiences, cemented his public image, and was the darling of […]
I’m becoming a very big fan of Michael Cera. I should clarify that I was already an initiated fan of his work- that signature brand of dry, deadpan, debatably awkward (I prefer to use the word truthful) sense of comedy. But I have to admit, I have only seen season one of Arrested Development (I […]