Scott Holleran on Bertolucci’s muted, mythological, China-themed masterpiece.
As the Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight film turns 50, Scott Holleran explores the reasons for the controversial box-office hit and the impact of its legacy.
Gone with the Wind is an expression of the ability of the individual to resist the times, the trials and ruins of the day, rise and never let one’s ego be destroyed.
When we two parted
In silence and tears,
To sever for years…
Philosopher Ayn Rand said that she wanted no eulogies at her funeral, but only asked that her favorite poem, “If” by Rudyard Kipling, be read.
This is for everyone in love and for everyone looking for love. None of us should have to wait until we’re 85.
A simple American story about a man and the work and woman he loves makes director Sam Wood’s biopic, authorized by Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton, a compelling and inspiring motion picture.
“Foley is typical of the men who work the railroad in Spearman’s universe: tough, good-natured, gloriously effectual.”
The world is mine to win.
Scott Holleran met with writer and director Robert Benton to talk about his distinguished career. 1979’s Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Academy Award and earned Benton two Oscars for Best Screenplay and Best Director.
To what extent (if any) was Ayn Rand’s Howard Roark really Frank Lloyd Wright? The parallels between her fictional hero and an actual architect have, over time, been exaggerated, denied and distorted. This talk by Professor Shoshana Milgram, drawing on Wright’s...
With a symphonic integration of all the resources of language, great love poets take the most elusive nuances, thrills, mysteries, and motifs of love and throw them into sharp relief.