Category: monday movie

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Monday Movie: The Third Man, by Tyler Smith

Perhaps one of the most cynical movies ever made, The Third Man features an inept protagonist whose breezy attitude allows him to be easily-manipulated by everybody around him, from the local cops to mysterious women to hardened crooks. His love...

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Monday Movie: Arsenic and Old Lace, by David Bax

When you think of Frank Capra, you probably think of many things, mostly big and emotional ones, but you don’t think of subtlety. That certainly holds true for his 1944 adaptation of the popular stage play Arsenic and Old Lace (actually filmed...

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Monday Movie: Blue, by David Bax

Perhaps the most heartbreaking work of avant garde cinema ever made, there’s a kind of graceful fury boiling underneath the placid, azure surface of Derek Jarman’s Blue. Released only months before Jarman’s AIDS-related death, the film is a mix of...

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Monday Movie: The Loves of a Blonde, by David Bax

It’s both surprising and unsurprising that Milos Forman went on to have the most noteworthy and enduring career of all of the Czech New Wave directors. His eye for quotidian farce makes his films funny and more immediately accessible, especially...

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Monday Movie: Black Sunday, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll discuss a movie–it could be a classic, an unfairly maligned personal favorite or whatever the hell we feel like–and we’ll tell you where to find it online. Black Sunday is loosely based on Nikolai Gogol’s short story, “Viy,”...

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Monday Movie: Badlands, by Sarah Brinks

Every Monday, we’ll discuss a movie–it could be a classic, an unfairly maligned personal favorite or whatever the hell we feel like–and we’ll tell you where to find it online. Terrence Malick’s films are usually hit or miss with me...

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Monday Movie: Bugsy, by Tyler Smith

Every Monday, we’ll recommend a movie–it could be a classic, an overlooked recent treasure, an unfairly maligned personal favorite or whatever the hell we feel like–and we’ll tell you where to find it online. Style and substance don’t always have...

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Monday Movie: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll recommend a movie–it could be a classic, an overlooked recent treasure, an unfairly maligned personal favorite or whatever the hell we feel like–and we’ll tell you where to find it online. Rouben Mamoulian’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde often...

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Monday Movie: Gremlins 2: The New Batch, by David Bax

Every Monday, we’ll recommend a movie–it could be a classic, an overlooked recent treasure, an unfairly maligned personal favorite or whatever the hell we feel like–and we’ll tell you where to find it online. Joe Dante didn’t get to actually...