If your band is
going to be gone for a third of a century, why not return with a grandiose
conceptual bang? Sheboygan’s Sunblind Lion know from grandiosity, being
arguably the Badger State’s most renowned progressive rock proponents in their
heyday. For their comeback, they’ve opted for
When The French Connection burst onto screens in 1971, moviegoers were transfixed by its amazing car-chase sequence in New York City. To lovers of cops-and-robbers flicks, good guy/bad guy car chases are where it's at—and we've seen many, many over the years...
2008 was historic in many ways, and while the year in film pales in significance with Barack Obama and the Great Recession, '08 was cinematically remarkable for three rivetingly memorable performances. Many years slide into oblivion without leaving a single one. 2008, however, saw unforgettable role-playing by Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight), Sean Penn (Milk) and Mickey Rourke...
Was it Orson Welles
who introduced the long, dining-room table with husband and wife at
opposite ends as visual shorthand for marital discord? In The Duchess,
the device is used repeatedly. At first, the Duke (Ralph Fiennes) and
Duchess (Keira Knightley) of Devonshire are seated across from each
other, separated by a long, polished surface sparingly set with a few
china serving dishes.