The Classic stories of the Scottish Rebel and the Roman General turned Gladiator have just gotten a much-needed restoration...
We're talking film noir this week! The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown and Brick. We also talk major spoilers for TV's Girls and Mad Men which runs in the beginning until the 19-minute mark. We talk all aspects of film noir including its roots, evolution, and its place in modern film. We discuss the effects of war time on art and probably some other stuff, too!
The film industry goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, and most experts still maintain that 1939 is the greatest single year in movie history. At no other point in the long chronicle of the film industry has Hollywood had such an ability to draw in and hold and audiences. Cinelinx looks at 1939.
45 years ago, one of the most divisive shows ever made debuted and became the biggest hit of the 1970s. All In The Family hit the airwaves in 1971 and created a maelstrom of controversy. The non-PC humor of the show would never be tolerated today. However, was the show really racially insensitive or was it just using humor to cast some light on the ignorance and prejudices of the world?
Halloween is almost here. This is the time of year for putting your favorite horror films in the DVD player. When you think of horror movies over the decades, there are certain actors whose names are indelibly linked to the horror genre. In honor of Halloween 2016, Cinelinx looks at the nine greatest horror films stars of all time.
Shampoo, released in 1975, is the brainchild of two genius writers, Robert Towne and Warren Beatty, and a genius director at the top of his form, Hal Ashby. The film examines sex and relationships; and it’s one of the important and underseen films of the New Hollywood Era.
Comedy is very subjective but a great comedy will stand the test of time and continue to make generation after generation laugh. Some people like their humor dry, while some like it shocking and offensive. Whatever your taste, good humor will always be out there. Here are 20 great comedies that will no doubt continue to be appreciated in the future.
John Huston's 1948 masterpiece, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, examines the dark psyche of humanity; and continues to influence cinema into the 21st Century. Humphrey Bogart, one of our finest actors, encapsulates the greed, power, betrayal, and violence that looms inside humanity.