Film Review: The Utopian Pleasures of “Black Panther” (2018)

Every so often a film comes along that really and truly changes the contours of Hollywood filmmaking. Black Panther is one such film. I tend to be a bit hyperbolic in my praise of films that I really enjoy, and I will warn you right now that this is going to be on of those reviews. … Continue reading Film Review: The Utopian Pleasures of “Black Panther” (2018)

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Screening Classic Hollywood: “Anastasia” (1956)

I've always had a fascination with the legend of Anastasia Romanov, the youngest daughter of the doomed Nicholas and Alexandra who was rumoured, for much of the 20th Century, to have survived the massacre that struck her family. Before there was the exquisite Anastasia of animated fame, there was the 1956 film starring Yul Brynner and Ingrid … Continue reading Screening Classic Hollywood: “Anastasia” (1956)