For most of us Thanksgiving means turkey for dinner. But many use the holiday to ponder deeper relationships to the big, meaty bird. These days some folks go the extra mile to make feasting on the bird more meaningful.
Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin had a number of movies under his belt but his silent short The Heart of the World won him the hearts and minds of many critics and filmgoers. Since it first screened in 2000, the film received many awards and special mentions.
This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o
Last week, Eight Forty-Eight looked at the business end of modern pornography by taking the pulse of Playboy Enterprises. Tuesday, Eight Forty-Eight revisited a conversation about some pornography closer to home.
Today, we examine the power of foreign film. Jerome and Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik take calls from listeners who tell us about the scenes and characters in foreign film that made a lasting impact on their lives. To join in, give us a call at 312-923-9239.
When was the last time you saw a movie you knew nothing about?It's a trickier thing to accomplish than it might seem to be. After all, if a film comes from a director whose work you've ever seen, you know something about it.