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.
Wednesday, September 21, 1:30 pm: news arrives that at least six people were arrested in Iran, accused of a "cover-up to fulfill the needs of the British secret service in exchange for big sums of money." Iran’s Culture Minister called them subversives and enemies of the Islamic system.
Perhaps the most influential film of all time is Vittorio de Sica's Bicycle Thieves. This Italian neo-realist masterpiece is the story of a poor man and his two children who gets a job putting up posters.
The Telluride Film Festival is a miracle that happens once a year over the Labor Day weekend in a small town in a box canyon of the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado.A high school gymnasium, a Masons hall, a banquet hall, the town park are transformed into state-of-the-art screening venues
It's been rumored for a few days, and now it's official: Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars in 2012, the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences announced today.It's not a terribly surprising choice; Murphy is a once-edgy young comic who later transitioned into family-friendly projects, which is