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Willy Loman: Vampire Hunter, or The Delusional Gravitas of the Everyman Antihero

Timothy Braun | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Timothy Braun

It has been more than half a century since Death of a Salesman, and I wonder if it was written today what Willy would be like? How would he respond to Muslims, homosexuals, or President Obama?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dan Persons | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In celebrating the golden anniversary of Strangelove's release, the Cinefantastique Online team dig deep into Kubrick's exquisite balance of humor and horror.

A Christmas Carol: Adaptable, Unbreakable

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

FROM THE BEGINNING, it was a performance piece. A Christmas Carol was published in December 1843. By February 1844, it had three London stage product...

This Lion Roared: A Tribute to George C. Scott

John Farr | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Whether or not you were fortunate enough to see George C. Scott in the theater, his best film work remains. Revisiting these six features -- and watching this enigmatic, brilliant actor perform -- is still a revelation.

WATCH: George C. Scott Weeps Watching Horrible Adam Sandler Trailer

Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

We're not the first to point out that the trailer for Adam Sandler's newest comedy "Jack and Jill" (guys, he plays Jack and Jill!) seems like it was p...

Blackberries Off: Ten Essential Movies For Easily Distracted Twenty-Somethings

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

What if we only had a month in which to force our young adult offspring to see ten essential movies before they succumbed entirely to short-form digital content? My own personal picks.

For Memorial Day, the Best War Movies Ever

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

These special movies not only recreate the horror of combat, but also portray the human toll war takes beyond those who fall on the field of battle.

The Alarming Decline Of Expressive Language, In Life and On Film

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Even as today's high school and college students are pushed harder in school, they cannot write an essay or use descriptive language nearly as fluently as their parents and grandparents could.

In a World Starved For Great Comedy, Why Not Revisit Some Stellar Sellers?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Peter Sellers, best known to the world as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau in the "Pink Panther" series, would have turned 84 this month. Wouldn't life be brighter if this comic genius hadn't left us so soon?