Posts tagged as: Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick: Master of Contradictions

Stanley Kubrick: Master of Contradictions

Who are the great American film directors? More to the point, who do we think are the great American film directors? Well, there’s Ford, of course, the Zeus of the American pantheon, by turns comic, epic, maudlin and humane. Then there’s Welles, the ill-fated genius, abused by producers but beloved of critics. Spielberg, even in […]

TMA’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time

TMA’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time

You will not like something about this list.  In your mind, undeserving inclusions and unthinkable omissions probably abound.  That is as it should be.  Film, for all the scholarship, expertise and pretense that surrounds it, remains, like all art, firmly subjective.  Feel free to tell us what we missed, what we misplaced, or congratulate us on a […]

Video: Cinema’s Top Human Villains

Video: Cinema’s Top Human Villains

Although there are some notable omissions (tell us who you think should have been included) this excellently edited little montage does a great job showing some of the most ominous moments of some of cinema’s greatest human villains.

TMA’s 25 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time

TMA’s 25 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time

As usual, distilling the value of a film into a short paragraph and ranking it against every other film ever released in the same genre is imperfect, subjective and quite frankly, irrational — but it sure is fun. So continuing our “TMA’s Greatest” series that began with our TMA’s 25 Greatest Sports Movies of All […]

TMA FilmCast #28 – Shutter Island, The Crazies

TMA FilmCast #28 – Shutter Island, The Crazies

What happens when Martin Scorsese, the master of personal, gritty, nuanced filmmaking decides to make a schlocky, B-movie-style, psychological thriller? You get a delicately constructed, multi-layered ode to the classics of Hollywood cinema, of course.   Hitchcock, Kubrick and all the greatest elements of the noirs and suspense pictures of the 1940s and 50s are […]

Revered and Reviled: D.W. Griffith’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Revered and Reviled: D.W. Griffith’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’

“We do not fear censorship, for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue – the same liberty that is conceded to the art of the written word […]

Moon (2009)

Moon (2009)

Considering David Bowie’s longstanding and highly lucrative infatuation with all things celestial, e.g. Space Oddity (1969), The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972), Station to Station (1976), and Earthling (1997), it’s no surprise that his son’s directorial debut would likewise reach beyond the terrestrial. It is the near future […]

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