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Academy in Review: The 1960s

The 1960s was when everything shifted. The most chaotic era for Hollywood since the rise of talkies, the film industry was unrecognizable by the end of the decade. It was the end of the studio system, which had been slowly suffocating for years after the United States v. Paramount case in 1948 that broke the…

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AFI Top 100: Double Indemnity

In 2007, the American Film Institute revised their previous 1998 list of the 100 best American films of all time. This weekly column will explore my thoughts on select films from this list, mostly following along with the Unspooled Podcast, which inspired my journey to complete the AFI Top 100. You can also follow my…

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Staff Selects: Noirvember

As the sun sets earlier and the days get darker, the films we talk about do as well. The Cinema Etc. staff discusses some of our favorite noirs: The Third Man (1949) One of my favorites since the first time I saw it, The Third Man solidified its spot at the very top of my…

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