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Amy Dunne and the Two Lauras: A Consideration of Gone Girl

Jon Eig | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Most of the supporting roles were quite good. I especially liked the casting of Tyler Perry as the celebrity defense attorney. The movie suggests that everything in our modern world -- from the news to the law to the identity of your spouse -- is one big show.

Film Noir, at Its Noirest

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

There are plenty of films out there that make us hopeful about life and living. Film noir is a guilty pleasure where we witness the denizens of society's bottom rungs stamping on each other's feet for a higher, safer position.

Remembering Jean Simmons

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

Remembering Jean Simmons, who died Friday, January 22, of lung cancer at 80, the first thing I thought of is her performance in Angel Face.

Words From the Saint, Eva Marie

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

In her first movie, she kissed Marlon Brando. And then she won an Oscar. How many actresses get that kind of a debut? But then, how many actresses are as wonderful as Eva Marie Saint?

Autumn in New York, Cinema Style

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cathy Whitlock

Cinema has provided a glamorous, coveted and implausible world filled with trendsetting decor and wraparound terraces against a seemingly endless Manhattan skyline -- all built on a soundstage.