Archive for April, 2011

Sunday April 24, 2011 15:51

Movie #0046 – Scream (1996)

Directed by: Wes Craven
Starring: Neve Campbell, Jamie Kennedy, Skeet Ulrich
Third or Fourth Viewing
Synopsis: A masked killer stalks teenagers in a small town, focusing his energy on one girl in particular.
When Scream came out in the mid-’90s, it was a shot in the arm to the then-troubled horror genre. Its sly deconstruction of slasher films, [...]

Saturday April 16, 2011 11:16

Movie #0045 – Network (1976)

Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway, William Holden
Picture credit: DVD Beaver
First Viewing
Synopsis: In this satire of the TV news industry, an aging anchorman on his way out has a very public breakdown, only to find himself more popular than ever.
Sidney Lumet passed away last week. Tragic, certainly, though it’s hard to [...]