I’m Spartacus!

The Hollywood Blacklist of the 1950s was a sad event which has been well documented in countless books, articles and movies (ever see The Way We Were or The Front?)   It's also a complicated subject which blurs art, politics, the business of film, and a historical perspective. As such, we don't feel we can … Continue reading I’m Spartacus!

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Film History 101 (Part 7): A Near Death on the Nile

As part of our journey though Film History 101, we've now reached the 1960s. Major changes were afoot.  Not the least of which was seeing the entire industry rocked to its core by one film which clearly demonstrated that the studios no longer had complete control over their projects as they did during the previous … Continue reading Film History 101 (Part 7): A Near Death on the Nile