Films for the Gent

December 4, 2023
Films for the Gent: 3 Masterpieces from Director Fred Zinnemann

Few directors capture the poignancy of inner struggle like Fred Zinneman. If characters trying to stick to their principles in spite of immense internal and external pressures fascinates you, then…

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November 8, 2023
Why We Still Need True Heroes, Despite What Hollywood Shows Us

We need heroes. In today’s world, we often find ourselves in need of individuals who inspire us to be better and do better. Heroes come in many forms, from fictional…

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October 19, 2023
The Enduring Appeal of the Classic Movie Monster

Classic movie monsters have been a fascination for audiences for many decades. These iconic creatures have become a staple of the horror genre and have captured the imagination of millions…

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July 27, 2023
Will Celluloid Filmmaking Be Forgotten and Replaced By Digital? 

This is a guest post from Ian Birke.  Celluloid filmmaking has become a thing of the past. In just a few decades the use of celluloid for cinema, television (including…

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June 5, 2023
Films for the Gent: Alien

This is a guest post from Ian Birke.  Alien (1979) is an unparalleled film that stands as one of the pinnacles of the science fiction horror genre.  In deep space,…

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April 3, 2023
Films for the Gent: My Man Godfrey

This is a guest post from David Ford. My Man Godfrey is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Gregory La Cava which is based on 1101 Park Avenue, a…

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February 6, 2023
Films for the Gent: The Fugitive

“What I want out of each and every one of you is a hard target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse, and doghouse in that area.”…

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October 31, 2022
11 Scary Movies for the Family

After everyone gets in from trick-or-treating this Halloween, it might be fun to grab some popcorn and watch a movie together to relax. But a fair number of scary movies…

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