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The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

I'm With Stupid: Fighting Man-made Disasters With Man-Made Disasters

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.28.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I find it awesome that despite the distinct possibility that it won't work and the near certainty of disastrous side effects and suffering for billions of people if it does, scientists are still pursuing geo-engineering

The Best Films of 2014: MOMA-Style

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

What does an angst-ridden comedienne tackling abortion onstage and in her personal life, a closeted heir to a vast fortune with a yen for Olympic-bound wrestlers, and a concierge bedding septuagenarians have in common? They are all characters in films selected by the curators of the Museum of Modern Art.

The Producer's Work: An Interview With Park Chan-wook

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marcin J. Sobczak

The Producers' Work is an experiment created for the sole purposes of this blog. We want to take a closer look at the producers working in different areas of the art and entertainment industry.

James Thilman

The Guy Behind One Of Horror's Best Themes Hates Horror Movies

HuffingtonPost.com | James Thilman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Composer Marco Beltrami has more than 100 credits listed on his IMDb page, from slasher films to blockbusters to meditative dramas to Best Picture...

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: Guardians of the Galaxy vs. Snowpiercer

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Tracey Harnish

Yoda and Chewbacca Photo Courtesy Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy I really shouldn't start out a film conversation with -- best soundtrack o...

Taking the Snowpiercer Train to Gaza, Syria and Iraq in the Company of Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and Karl Marx

G. Roger Denson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

Some veteran cineastes may be wondering what all the fuss about a branded sci-fi entertainment can be about.

Dossier Fantastique Podcast: Snowpiercer; The Signal; Dan Curtis' Dracula

Dan Persons | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I make my long-awaited return with an Hour of the Wolf review of Snowpiercer, the metaphoric science fiction film from Bong-Joon Ho (The Host). Lawrence French receives The Signal, an indie sci-fi flick. And Steve Biodrowski unearths Dan Curtis' Dracula from its new Blu-ray casket.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Snowpiercer: A Piercing Commentary on Modern Life Wrapped In Brilliant Sci-fi

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank the universe for the film Snowpiercer; finally, a dystopian sci-fi movie that someone can gush over, one that leaves a lasting effect and a certain dread in the viewer. Dread, because so much of it rings so true for today's times.

Week in Film: Begin Again, Whitey and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.

NSFW 'Snowpiercer' Red-Band Trailer Will Make You Fight Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's apocalyptical film about life after global warming takes over the world, is coming to America in June and this new red-b...

Zombies, Social Strata and Today's Fears

Michael Drew | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

Even enduring entertainment reflects the era in which it was created, its concerns, its social structure, its sometimes-unspoken fears. Mary Shelley...

Stoker, and The Last Stand Nuke American Pie

Brian Formo | Posted 05.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Films like The Last Stand, and Stoker are a litmus test of international filmmakers; they are their first American films, and they use standard genre stories. If it these things feel too archaic and familiar, then you don't believe that American pie is better when nuked.