Thursday, December 11, 2014
CineVerse's examination of "The Imposter" garnered a diverse array of strong opinions and insightful reactions from group members last evening, many of whom were surprised by the power and structure of this decidedly different type of documentary film. Here's a roundup of our most salient talking points:
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
Milos Forman pulled off a challenging task in taking the story about a classical composer and making it cinematically vibrant and relevant for contemporary audiences. Indeed, "Amadeus" stands up, 30 years later, as a riveting interpretation of Mozart's life and passion. Here is some conclusions our CineVerse group reached on this picture:
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Family comes first, which is why there will be no CineVerse meeting on Nov. 26. Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
"To Catch a Thief" may not be among the pantheon of Hitchcock masterpieces, but it's still quite an entertaining romp filled with beautiful people and deliciously naughty dialogue for a mid 1950s flick. Here's what our CineVerse group concluded about this minor classic from the Master of Suspense:
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
What more can be said about a film that's virtually perfect in every aspect, one that's been studied and cherished for decades and which continues to inform and inspire new audiences all over the world, regardless of age, ethnicity or creed? Actually, plenty. Here's a recap of observations gathered during last night's CineVerse meeting on "Bicycle Thieves."