Slavoj Zizek: Political correctness solidifies hatred, it doesn't work
Revolutions are often initiated by idealists, carried out by fanatics and hijacked by scoundrels. These observations by philosopher Thomas Carlyle still ring...
The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars”
Filmmaker George Lucas may have set “Star Wars” in a galaxy far, far away, but real-life characters and events from this planet’s history inspired his creation of the sci-fi saga. As “Star Wars: The F...
First Look: The George Lucas Museum Is A Pyramid From The Future
George Lucas is building—and paying for—a $300 million museum on Chicago’s lakefront. He hired some of the best architects in the world to design it. And it will be placed in one of the most prominent...
The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars”
Filmmaker George Lucas may have set “Star Wars” in a galaxy far, far away, but real-life characters and events from this planet’s history inspired his creation of the sci-fi saga. As “Star Wars: The F...
William K. Everson
William Keith "Bill" Everson (8 April 1929 – 14 April 1996) was an English-American archivist, author, critic, educator, collector and film historian. He often discovered lost films.
Everson was b...
Bob Thomas (reporter)
Robert Joseph "Bob" Thomas (January 26, 1922 – March 14, 2014) was an American Hollywood film industry biographer and reporter who worked for the Associated Press from 1944.
Born in San Diego in 1...
Nick Clooney
Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman, and television host. He is the brother of singers Rosemary Clooney and Betty Clooney and father of actor an...
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The Wooden Prince
The Wooden Prince (Hungarian: A fából faragott királyfi) Op. 13, Sz. 60, is a one-act pantomime ballet composed by Béla Bartók in 1914-1916 (orchestrated 1916-1917) to a scenario by Béla Balázs. I...
Richard Schickel
Richard Warren Schickel (born February 10, 1933) is an American author, journalist, film director, producer, screenwriter, documentarian, and film/literary critic. He was a film critic for Time magazi...
Shigehiko Hasumi
Shigehiko Hasumi (also styled Shiguehiko or Shiguéhiko) (蓮實 重彦, Hasumi Shigehiko) (born 29 April 1936 in Roppongi, Tokyo) is a film critic and an academic researcher on French literature from ...
Richard Roeper
Richard E. Roeper (born October 17, 1959) is an American columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times and who was a co-host from 2010 until 2014 on The Roe and Roeper Show with Roe Conn on WLS-...
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Molly Haskell
Molly Haskell (born September 29, 1939) is an American feminist film critic and author. She contributed to The Village Voice, first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer; and from there moved ...
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François Pain
François Pain is a filmmaker based in Paris known for his specializing in films related to experiments in alternative psychiatry.
François Pain is cofounder of the Federation of NonCommercial Free...
Scott Eyman
Scott Eyman (born March 2, 1951) is an American author, and former book editor and art critic of The Palm Beach Post. He is a frequent book reviewer for The Wall Street Journal, and has been a contrib...
Laura Mulvey
Laura Mulvey (born 15 August 1941) is a British feminist film theorist. She was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She is currently professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of...
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Peter Bart
Peter Benton Bart (born July 24, 1932) is an American journalist and film producer. He is perhaps best known for his lengthy tenure (from 1989–2009) as the editor in chief of Variety, an entertainment...
Steven Spielberg
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and business magnate. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the ...
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Tadao Sato
Tadao Sato (佐藤 忠男, Satō Tadao, born October 6, 1930 in Niigata, Niigata) is a Japanese film critic, theorist and historian. He has published more than a hundred books on film, and is one of Ja...
Gerald Mast
Gerald Mast (May 13, 1940 – September 1, 1988) was an author, film historian, and member of the University of Chicago faculty. He was a contributor to the modern discipline of film studies and film hi...
Kevin Brownlow
Kevin Brownlow (born 2 June 1938, Crowborough, Sussex, England) is a British film historian, television documentary-maker, filmmaker, author, and film editor. Brownlow is best known for his work docum...
Jesse Richards
Jesse Richards (born July 17, 1975) is a painter, filmmaker and photographer from New Haven, Connecticut and was affiliated with the international movement Stuckism. He has been described as "one of t...
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Shlomo Sand
Shlomo Sand (pronounced Zand; Hebrew: שלמה זנד‎; born 10 September 1946) is an Israeli emeritus professor of history at Tel Aviv University, known to the general public for his best-selling ...
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Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Buddhadeb Dasgupta (Bengali: বুদ্ধদেব দাশগুপ্ত Buddhodeb Dashgupto) (born 1944) is a poet and prominent contemporary Indian filmmaker, most known for films like Bagh Bahadur, Tahader Katha, Charachar ...
Syd Field
Sydney Alvin Field (December 19, 1935 − November 17, 2013) was an American screenwriting guru who wrote several books on the subject of screenwriting. He also conducted workshops and seminars on the s...
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James Naremore
James Naremore, born James Otis Naremore, is a film, English and Comparative Literature scholar based at Indiana University. Now retired, he retains the titles of Chancellors' Professor of Communica...
Vsevolod Pudovkin
Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin (Russian: Все́волод Илларио́нович Пудо́вкин) (16 February 1893 – 30 June 1953) was a Russian and Soviet film director, screenwriter and actor who developed influent...
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Boom Blox Bash Party
Boom Blox Bash Party is a physics-based puzzle video game developed by EA Los Angeles and Amblin Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts for the Wii video game console. It is a sequel to Boom B...
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Armond White
Armond Allen White (born 1953) is a New York-based film and music critic known for his provocative and idiosyncratic film criticism, which some have characterized as contrarian. He currently writes fo...