I tried to remember the first time I saw guns in the movies, but I couldn't do it. It's like guns have ALWAYS been there. Guns and shootouts were there as early as Edwin S. Porter's 1905 early classic film, "The Great Train Robbery”— a primitive, though brilliant precursor to the Western genre.
The 2009 movie Avatar may have been box office magic, but for me, it was a 3-D exercise in movie theater misery. I felt so nauseated through most of the 162-minute-long running time that I failed to appreciate the vaunted visuals other viewers praised.I'm hardly alone.
Early adulthood is often an opportunity to really stretch out and find one's place. But it can be hard to dodge reality and the constraints of life: employment – or a lack thereof, the cost of living, relationships.
Tabloid, which filmmaker Errol Morris self-assesses as his best film, is opening at a topical time – just as the scandal surrounding the British tabloid News of the World continues to explode.Errol Morris’s films have a sensationalist element at their core: people obsessed with their pets a