Film and Myth

Select Biblio: Slotkin, Richard. Regeneration through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600-1800.  Wesleyan University Press, 1978. Share this:

Sociology: Books–Classics

Sociology: Classic texts in Sociology that have influenced my thinking, research, and writing. Bendix, Reinhard and Seymour Martin Lipset (eds). Class, Status and Power:  Social Stratification in Comparative Perspective. (Second Edition). N.Y. Free Press, 1966 (1953 Share this:

Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Winners in All Categories

The 33rd Independent Spirit Awards were handed out Saturday afternoon from a beach in Santa Monica. “Call Me by Your Name” was up for six nominations, and won for best cinematography and best male lead for Timothee Chalamet. “Get Out” won two awards, including best feature and best director. Oscar frontrunner Frances McDormand won the […]

Masterpieces of American and World Cinema: F–(Fallen Idol to From Here to Eternity)

42nd Street (also Forty-Second Street), 1933 400 Blows, The, 1959 Fallen Idol, The, 1948 Fanny and Alexander, 1983 Fireworks, 1997 Fist in the Pocket, 1966 Five Easy Pieces, 1970 Footlight Parade, 1933 Forbidden Games, 1952 Frankenstein, 1931 Freaks, 1932 From Here to Eternity, 1953     Share this:

Criminal: Interview with Star Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner is the star of the sci-fi actioner Criminal, which hits theaters April 15. Choice of Brain? Kevin Costner:  I’d like to be in my wife’s brain sometimes.   I would like to try and understand what it is that she’s thinking and why I can’t always get it right.  But I guess if you […]