Daughter from Danang

The Pulitzer Prize winning author, Richard Rhodes, once wrote “If a text engages a reader, the writing becomes transparent and she enters the story as if through a window into a dream.” The viewer has a similar experience in  ...

Quai des Orfevres

the novel on which the film is based (in French) When Marguerite (Suzy Delair), a night club seductress, delicately shakes her petite posterior and sings “Avec Son Tra-la-la,” it's easy to  ...

Fidel

Live By The Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK (1998), Gus Russo “You can convict me, but history will absolve me,” says Fidel Castro, on trial in his youth for subversive activities against  ...

Family Fundamentals

On the face of it, Arthur Dong’s documentary, Family Fundamentals, is the stirring saga of three families confronted with homosexuality in their midst, and how they imperfectly, and with wrenching results, confront the issue. But, in his analysis of  ...

The Safe House

The Safe House (not to be confused with the 1999 movie, Safe House, with Patrick Stewart) could be the result of a high tea conversation between Alfred Hitchcock and Dame Agatha Christie, with its blend of whodunit mystery and  ...

Red Dragon

Hannibal Lecter has successfully transcended the typical American serial killer persona to become, as much as a serial killer can, an icon of his time. To be sure, Lecter cannot count his laurels from his modus operandi. His murderous  ...

Apollo 13

Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience is a new experience for movie critics because it shifts the focus from content to medium. In recent years, IMAX has redefined the theatre goer’s experience with its eight feet high and hundred feet  ...

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (Modern Critical Interpretations) (1986), Harold Bloom (Editor) William Wyler was not just one of the most important directors in American movie history; he was at various times the most  ...

The Little Foxes

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com The Little Foxes is yet another one of Wyler’s masterpieces, and very different in terms of plotline and directorial approach from Wuthering Heights. Wuthering Heights was required to show  ...