Monthly Archives: May 2015

Film Review: WarGames (1983)

WarGames is a 1983 thriller starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, and the recipient of three Academy Award nominations: Best Original Screenplay (back when science-fiction films had a better chance in this category), Best Sound, and Best Cinematography. Broderick plays … Continue reading

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The Response to Death in Bergman’s “The Seventh Seal”

When it comes to films that try to tackle man’s struggle with death, few are as renowned as Ingmar Bergman’s Seventh Seal. It is perhaps Bergman’s most iconic film – no small feat when one observes the Swede’s filmography. Even … Continue reading

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Brief Review: Moonstruck (1987)

Moonstruck is a 1987 Norman Jewison film that stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Vincent Gardenia, and Danny Aiello. It tells the story of Loretta Castorini (Cher), an engaged Italian-American woman who falls in love with the brother of her … Continue reading

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