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June 22, 2024

Tyler's Takes: In Defense of 'Elemental'

It was a risk-taking effort that stuck the landing in a way I wish a lot of others could see.

May 4, 2023

The New Hollywood of the 1970s

How Scorsese and Coppola revolutionized the concept of the American director and the connection audiences had with cinema

April 5, 2023

The Influence of Howard Hawks in John Carpenter's 'Assault on Precinct 13'

Carpenter honors the past and blazes a trail for the future

March 29, 2023

1967: A Dramatic Shift in Film

A pivotal change in how filmmakers see their audience and how audiences see themselves on the screen.

March 22, 2023

'Night of the Living Dead': The First Liberal Horror Film

As entertaining and as it is timeless, George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead shows that society can be even scarier than zombies.

March 15, 2023

How 'The Godfather' Signaled Hollywood Change 50 Years Ago

Looking through the lens of “New Hollywood," we can see why and how Coppola’s film was a monumental work for film history.

March 11, 2023

Cassavetes & Newman: Hollywood Stars, Art Cinema Auteurs

Through technical and thematic intrusiveness, they were able to tell real stories for real people

February 23, 2023

Poitier and Hoffman: The Dueling Kings of 1967 Hollywood

They appealed to different sets of ideals within the American psyche in a time when both those sides came at a crossroad.

February 1, 2023

'Bonnie & Clyde' and New Sentimentality

Unflinching violence and sex was brought upon the silver screen

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