Tag Archives: Burt Lancaster

Five Film Favorites: Prison Movies

Jailhouse flicks have always appealed to me. In one way or another they are usually about escape, which may have been the original lure. I began liking movies about prisoners when I was a kid and in those days I … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: War/Anti-War

    As a setting for a compelling story, the extremes of war have been useful to the tellers of tales for centuries. After plenty of short films set during various wars had been made in the early years of … Continue reading

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10 FILMS I WISH I’D WATCHED WITH MY DAD

This idea grew out of conversations with Peter Schilling and James Parrish during the 17th James River Film Festival in March 2010. My father had passed the summer previous, and I remembered all the classic movies we’d watched together (from … Continue reading

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