Cinephilia & Beyond https://cinephiliabeyond.org Wed, 25 May 2022 10:09:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0 Neil Marshall’s ‘The Descent’: Humans Are the Scariest Things https://cinephiliabeyond.org/descent/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/descent/#respond Tue, 24 May 2022 23:28:43 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=46814   May 24, 2022   By Sven Mikulec When Dog Soldiers made a bloody splash across the...

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‘Die Hard’ On a Pedestal: Why John McTiernan’s Action Classic Is Such an Ode to Joy https://cinephiliabeyond.org/die-hard/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/die-hard/#respond Fri, 20 May 2022 21:19:32 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=46778   May 20, 2022   By Tim Pelan “Welcome to the party, pal!” On July...

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Cinephilia & Beyond’s Return to Twitter https://cinephiliabeyond.org/cinephilia-beyonds-return-to-twitter/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/cinephilia-beyonds-return-to-twitter/#respond Sat, 15 Jan 2022 16:34:26 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=46270 January 15, 2022   New beginnings don’t necessarily have to be rough. In 2020, we...

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Gotham by Elektrisches Licht: Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/metropolis/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/metropolis/#respond Wed, 12 Jan 2022 23:43:31 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=46037 January 12, 2022   By Tim Pelan H. G. Wells declared upon seeing Fritz Lang’s...

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Universal Soldier? The Emersonian Combat Experience of Terrence Malick’s ‘The Thin Red Line’ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-thin-red-line/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-thin-red-line/#comments Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:41:53 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=45027 Cinematographer: John Toll. Production stills by Merie Weismiller Wallace © Fox 2000 Pictures   By...

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‘The Life and Times of Don Luis Buñuel’: The Perfect Window into the Mind of a Groundbreaking Artist https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-life-and-times-of-don-luis-bunuel-the-perfect-window-into-the-mind-of-a-groundbreaking-artist/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/the-life-and-times-of-don-luis-bunuel-the-perfect-window-into-the-mind-of-a-groundbreaking-artist/#respond Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:25:45 +0000 http://www.cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=21519   By Sven Mikulec Luis Buñuel was born exactly 121 years ago today. A prolific...

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How Robert Altman’s Anti-Western Classic ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ Aged Like Fine Wine https://cinephiliabeyond.org/mccabe-mrs-miller/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/mccabe-mrs-miller/#comments Sat, 20 Feb 2021 10:16:41 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39576   By Koraljka Suton The legendary director Robert Altman was given an Academy Honorary Award in...

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‘The Seventh Seal’: An Enthralling Philosophical Work of Art Made By One of the Truly Greatest https://cinephiliabeyond.org/seventh-seal-enthralling-philosophical-work-art-made-one-truly-greatest/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/seventh-seal-enthralling-philosophical-work-art-made-one-truly-greatest/#respond Mon, 15 Feb 2021 22:49:34 +0000 http://www.cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=23824   By Sven Mikulec Ingmar Bergman decided to make something completely different upon witnessing the...

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Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’: The Unrelenting Male Gaze that Blurs the Lines Between Possession and Obsession https://cinephiliabeyond.org/vertigo/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/vertigo/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2021 20:36:58 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=39930   By Koraljka Suton It is no secret that the late Alfred Hitchcock was—and still...

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‘The Verdict’: Sidney Lumet and David Mamet’s Masterpiece as a Blend of a Courtroom Drama and a Personal Redemption Story https://cinephiliabeyond.org/verdict-sidney-lumet-david-mamets-masterpiece-blend-courtroom-drama-personal-redemption-story/ https://cinephiliabeyond.org/verdict-sidney-lumet-david-mamets-masterpiece-blend-courtroom-drama-personal-redemption-story/#respond Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:34:43 +0000 https://cinephiliabeyond.org/?p=29391   By Sven Mikulec Frank Galvin is an empty, whisky-drenched shell of a man. Once...

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