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Strange and Disturbing

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2013 by coffeecritic

scene from Svankmajer's Alice I can't say I'm a fan of the typical horror movie. I never watched A Nightmare on Elm Street or the Saw movies. And although I do enjoy a good scare from classic horror films like Rosemary's Baby and Psycho, there's nothing quite like the uneasy feeling I get from these eerily disturbing movies.They're not exactly horror movies, but they create a creepy atmosphere and . . . more »

Strange and Disturbing

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2013 by coffeecritic

scene from Svankmajer's Alice I can't say I'm a fan of the typical horror movie. I never watched A Nightmare on Elm Street or the Saw movies. And although I do enjoy a good scare from classic horror films like Rosemary's Baby and Psycho, there's nothing quite like the uneasy feeling I get from these eerily disturbing movies.They're not exactly horror movies, but they create a creepy atmosphere and . . . more »

It's Like Shakespeare, Man!

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013 by coffeecritic

Forbidden Planet Many of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the screen, and we have an abundance of choices when it comes to viewing a Shakespeare film. We can see Kenneth Branagh as "Hamlet" in the longest version of the play, Mel Gibson in a more abbreviated adaptation, or Ethan Hawke delivering "To Be or Not To Be" in a video store. Still, all of these movies . . . more »

It's Like Shakespeare, Man!

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013 by coffeecritic

Forbidden Planet Many of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the screen, and we have an abundance of choices when it comes to viewing a Shakespeare film. We can see Kenneth Branagh as "Hamlet" in the longest version of the play, Mel Gibson in a more abbreviated adaptation, or Ethan Hawke delivering "To Be or Not To Be" in a video store. Still, all of these movies . . . more »

Countdown to the 2013 Academy Awards: Film Can Make a Difference

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013 by coffeecritic

The Invisible War According to an article in Moviefone, the five Oscar nominees for Best Documentary Feature this year show that film can make a difference. The Invisible War This film exposes the horrible and widespread problem of rape and sexual assault within the United States Armed Forces. It has already changed policy at the Pentagon. Searching for Sugar Man This film is about the 1970s singer-songwriter Rodriguez, . . . more »

Countdown to the 2013 Academy Awards: Film Can Make a Difference

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013 by coffeecritic

The Invisible War According to an article in Moviefone, the five Oscar nominees for Best Documentary Feature this year show that film can make a difference. The Invisible War This film exposes the horrible and widespread problem of rape and sexual assault within the United States Armed Forces. It has already changed policy at the Pentagon. Searching for Sugar Man This film is about the 1970s singer-songwriter Rodriguez, . . . more »

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