The Cinema Dispatch
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