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We need to talk about robots: Spielberg’s “A.I.” screening with UCF’s Dr. Kenneth Stanley @ Enzian

January 17, 2014
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We need to talk about robots: Spielberg’s “A.I.” screening with UCF’s Dr. Kenneth Stanley @ Enzian

As part of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and The Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Science on Screen series, Enzian will be showing Steven Spielberg's 2001 A.I., which will be presented by Dr. Kenneth Stanley of the University of Central Florida.
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — December 8th, 2013

December 8, 2013
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — December 8th, 2013

This week on the Roundup, a "Kids in the Hall" oral history that will crush your head, Maria Bello comes out in the NY Times, early end of year awards, Lebron James and Kevin Hart are remaking "Twins" and Lena Dunham talks to Judy Blume about heavy petting and tweking.
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Interview: Jamie Benning, Director of “Inside Jaws”

June 17, 2013
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Interview: Jamie Benning, Director of “Inside Jaws”

Jamie Benning is the creator of filmumentaries.com, unofficial feature length documentaries that traces the production of films like "Star Wars" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" that have had the internet buzzing since 2006. His latest film, released for free this weekend, is "Inside Jaws".
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — June 16th, 2013

June 16, 2013
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For Reels Sunday Roundup — June 16th, 2013

This week on the Roundup, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg cause alarm, Gene Wilder hates the new Willy Wonka, why Hollywood should stop blowing up New York, the 10 best oral sex faces on TV, and Gaby Hoffmann is back, baby!
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Sunday Film News Roundup — April 28th, 2013

April 28, 2013
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Sunday Film News Roundup — April 28th, 2013

So, it sounds like the big Wayne’s World screening that reunited the embittered cast and crew (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Penelope Spheeris and Lorne Michaels among others) that the Academy hosted this week was mostly a dud. From the reports, the post-screening Q&A avoided the friction between the cast and crew, especially the friction between...
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Film Review: Jurassic Park 3-D

April 4, 2013
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Film Review: Jurassic Park 3-D

Twenty years, two diminishing-returns sequels, multiple theme park attractions, and endless merchandising may have conspired to dull your memory of that magical first viewing of Jurassic Park. The 1993 sci-fi adventure, adapted from Michael Crichton's thoughtful thriller about chaos theory and genetic engineering, was in a way the last gasp of director Steven Spielberg's...
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Emancipation nation: What “Lincoln” says about Prop 8

March 26, 2013
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Emancipation nation: What “Lincoln” says about Prop 8

I’m sure I’m not the only one to have noticed how wickedly appropriate it is for Lincoln to come out on DVD and Blu-ray the same day the Supreme Court considers Proposition 8. The irony could be grasped quite easily at The Howard University School of Law, whose amicus brief against Prop 8 pointed out...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — March 3rd, 2013

March 3, 2013
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Sunday Film News Roundup — March 3rd, 2013

It was kind of refreshing this weekend to not have to worry or think about the Hollywood machine, or 2012. My big movie plan over the weekend was pulling out my Star Wars blurays and watching them on a projector, and helping some friends make a short film. Of course, the week saw much...
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