Category Archives: Academy Award Nominees

JFK (1991)

When I worked at U-92, our mid-day jock and my good friend, Al Cruise, was a huge Kennedy Assassination buff. He had hours, probably days worth of documentaries, shelves of books, and a zillion opinions. He and I didn’t agree … Continue reading

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The Shining (1980)

“The Shining” could be the quintessential Stanley Kubrick film. The shot selection is exacting and brilliant, the performances brilliant, and the performers themselves traumatised. My last summer at FSU, I took German and three film courses. One of those was … Continue reading

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