A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: Christine Sneed

“He had been nominated three times while we were married and had won twice, once for Best Actor and once for Best Supporting, but despite how much hype and anticipation surrounds this awards show each year, I did not look forward to ...

Farkakte Film Flashback: Newspapers Go To The Movies

You may have heard the old joke about the guy who cleaned up after the elephants in the circus and complained to his friend about the long hours, the low pay and the dirty work. When his friend asked him why ...

No Concessions: Women on the Verge

The Conspirator is the first feature from The American Film Company, which was set up three years ago by Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts “to produce engaging, historically accurate films from America’s storied past.” That is a fine and noble goal, and ...

Box Office Flashback: January 28, 1982

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters lines up at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of January 28, 1982!

10. Reds (distributor: Paramount; release ...

Sugar Water: Jesus $aves

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recently offered its one cent to married couples struggling through the current recession. (It used to offer two, of course, but everybody’s cutting back these days.) On its For Your Marriage ...

Sugar Water: Sydney Pollack (1934-2008)

“If I had to label myself in some way, I would describe myself as a kind of traditionalist, I suppose, in terms of cinema. Clearly, I’m a victim of the films I saw as a child — which were ...