Thursday, June 25, 2015
The plot machinations may be far too convoluted and the implausibilities are numerous, but somehow Wait Until Dark works -at least on a very primal level that satiates our appetite for suspense. Here are the conclusions our CineVerse group reached on this late sixties nail-biter:
CAN YOU IDENTIFY ANY PROMINENT THEMES SUGGESTED IN WAIT UNTIL DARK?
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Eager to learn what we'll be watching and talking about over the next several weeks at CineVerse? You can view the July/August 2015 schedule right now by clicking here or visiting http://1drv.ms/1GjKIb6.
With its retro seventies esthetics, claustrophobic interiors, and the unfettered performance of Sam Rockwell, "Moon," directed by David Bowie's son Duncan Jones, takes us on a unique space oddity that even Ziggy Stardust would appreciate. Boiled deep in the subgenre of hard science-fiction, this film forces us to confront tough questions about what it means to be human and if the future is worth looking forward to. Here's our group's take on "Moon":
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Moon”(2009; 97 minutes), directed by Duncan Jones, chosen by Brian Hansen. Plus, stick around for a trailer reel preview of the July/August CineVerse schedule.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
There are many who believe the Marx Brothers' "Duck Soup" to be the funniest film of the classic Hollywood black-and-white era. With its rapid-fire one-liners, hilarious gags, unforgettable sequences (like the mirror scene), and mirthful mayhem, it's hard to argue with that claim. Here are some of the observations we reached about the brothers Marx and their 1933 comic masterpiece:
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Thanks to all the CineVerse members who attended yesterday's 10th anniversary celebration, including those who brought snacks and beverages. It truly was a special event.
From left to right: (back row) Jeff, Len, Farrell, Dan, Brian, Erik, Tom, Pat, Janet, Larry, Rose, Carole, Mike, Peggy, Joe; (front row) Don, Ken, Marce, Danealle, Jeannie.