The Fall of the Roman Empire: Limited Collector’s Edition

April 24, 2008

It’s a cliché to say but they really don’t make films like The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) anymore. Anthony Mann’s magnum opus is part of a grand tradition of big budget historical epics like Ben-Hur (1959), Spartacus (1960), and El Cid (1961).... 

Kind Hearts and Coronets

March 14, 2006

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) is a classic black comedy, a satire of the English class system that shows the conflicts and disparities within this system. It is also a revenge comedy where the act of murder becomes an art unto itself. Embittered by...