Dec 10, 2013
Discomfort and joy: Christmas movies show a dark streak
Edmund Gwenn's Santa of Miracle on 34th Street and Clarence getting his wings in It's a Wonderful Life still are traditional movie hallmarks during the holidays, but more modern subversive fare such as Elf , Bad Santa and writer/director Zach Clark's new dark Christmas comedy White Reindeer are more nice than naughty for moviegoers.
Charlottesville will be paradise for movie lovers
Variety is the "theme" of the 26th edition of the Virginia Film Festival, an event that draws a bit of Hollywood to Charlottesville.
Hell on Frisco Bay
The Merchant Of Four Seasons
WHO: Rainer Werner Fassbinder wrote, directed, and appeared in a small, uncredited acting role here.
Must-See TV: All That Heaven Allows on TCM
While Turner Classic Movies continues to test the holding capacity of DVRs with its mammoth The Story of Film programming, tonight combines the episode covering 1953-57 with a couple of Nicholas Ray classics, Rebel Without a Cause and Johnny Guitar .
A Time to Love and a Time to Die: Masters of Cinema
The following is a revised and updated version of my 2009 review of Masters of Cinema's two-disc DVD of A Time to Love and a Time to Die.