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Selected Articles & Reviews On Film by Morton Marcus As published in Metro Newspapers, the Santa Cruz Sentinel and other publications.

 

CONTENTS

  • 'Cloverfield' a Canny Portrait of a Generation - 2/01/08

  • A Contrary Opinion About Much-Praised Oscar Favorites - 1/25/08

  • 'Deep Water' One of the Finest Docs of Recent Years - 9/28/07

  • Feast Of Love - 9/28/07

  • The Importance of Seeing Movies in the Theater - 9/14/07

  • The Secret Behind the 'Bourne' Films - 8/31/07

  • The Quandries of 'Potter' and 'Goya' - 8/17/07

  • An Ingmar Bergman Checklist - 8/4/07

  • Why are we demonizing the wrong people? - 7/21/07

  • 'A Mighty Wind' - 7/7/07

  • The Summer so far - 6/23/07

  • Readng the Subtext of 'Killer of Sheep' - 6/9/07

  • Hunting for Movie Magic at the Boardwalk - 5/26/07

  • ''Hot Fuzz' proves Brits are more adept at comedy than Americans - 5/12/07

  • The Rude and Crude "New American Comedy" - 4/28/07

  • 'The Namesake' Doesn't Work - 4/14/07

  • 'The Hoax' is Delightful but Confusing Mix of Lies & Half-Truths - 4/4/07

  • Is Reaction to 'Pan's Labyrinth' a Legacy of Disney? - 3/31/07

  • The Breach' an Oscar Worthy Consideration - 3/3/07

  • ''The Italian' Should Really Be 'The Russian'- 3/17/07

  • Mort's Top Ten Films of 2006

  • 'Memory of a Killer' - 9/05

  • 'El Crimen Perfecto': Spanish Film is Almost Perfect- 9/05

  • The Invisible Character Maps of 'Broken Flowers' - 8/05

  • 'Saraband': The Master Returns to the Screen - 8/05

  • 'Squint Your Eyes' Takes Flight - 6/05

  • '3-Iron' Plays Out Korean 'Bonnie & Clyde' Fantasy - 5/05

  • 'Sin City': A Sign of Postmodern Corruption- 4/05

  • 'Schultze Gets The Blues' - 4/05

  • 'The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill' - 3/05

  • The Merchant of Venice - 2/05

  • Bhutan's 'Travelers' Explores the Bitterness of the Better Life- 2/05

  • 'Million Dollar Baby' - 2/05

  • Mort's Top Ten Films of 2004

  • The Year of the Bio Pic - 2004

  • 'Zelary': A Czech 'Cold Mountain' - 11/05/04

  • The Maddest, 'Saddist Music' - 6/18/04

  • Element of Surprise in 'Spring, Summer...' - 2004

  • John Sayles' Political Thriler 'Silver City' - 9/04

  • In Defense of 'The Passion' - 3/19/04

  • A Second Look at 'Kitchen Stories' - 2004

  • In The Realm of Ray: Cinema Of India's Satyajit Ray - 5/94

  • Peter Framed: Branagh's Farce Reinforces Old Order - 1/93

  • Detective Films, Cinema Times, 1985

  • Jimmy Stewart, Cinema Times, 1985

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