Patty Hearst

May 27, 2011

Coming off the commercial and critical failure that was Light of Day (1987), Paul Schrader went on to direct Patty Hearst (1988), a low budget docudrama about the kidnapping of Patricia Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) in 1974. Based on... 

The Kingdom

January 10, 2008

As the war in Iraq drags on, the number of films about it increases until its own subgenre has been created. Along comes the Michael Mann-produced thriller, The Kingdom (2007) that attempts to fuse the action film with a dose of political intrigue while... 

Titanic: Special Collector’s Edition

October 25, 2005

For years people have been fascinated with the tragic sinking of the Titanic. James Cameron has been interested deep sea diving and exploration from an early age. It was this interest that turned him on to the story of the Titanic. Many theories have...