There might not be what one could refer to as the "typical Jerry Bruckheimer movie," but a look at a cross section of the blockbuster producer's titles suggests a few common elements, such as good…
For a while there in the 1960s, it looked like cinema's biggest sadist was trying to become its biggest masochist. The suave spy who with a curl of his lip could ingeniously dispatch the most…
"Brokeback Mountain" is a tradition-flouting movie but not because -- or not just because -- it's about an ill-fated love affair between two gay cowboys (even it's not, as we've been instructed, "the…
For a moment, let your mind drift back to the year 1902. You're in the famous Montreuil studios of the film pioneer Georges Melies, who has just hired you to be the cameraman on the famous fantasy…
'Grand Hotel,' 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Casablanca,' 'Gigi,' 'The Apartment,' 'West Side Story,' 'Annie Hall,' 'Out of Africa,' 'The English Patient,' 'Titanic.'
Don't jump off that cliff, stop guzzling the absinthe, and for heaven's sake, cut it out with that vituperative blogging. If you're suffering the aftereffects of a romance that, in rueful hindsight…