John Cassavetes: Husbands

John Cassavetes divisive 1970 film Husbands looks at three men struggling with their mortality and with the roles they play as husbands. Is it a misogynistic relic from fifty years ago, or is it a surprisingly progressive look at the ugly roles men play that wreck everyone, including themselves.

By |2020-05-29T13:11:35-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Film Reviews, John Cassavetes|Tags: |2 Comments

Stephen Roberts: The Story of Temple Drake

Miriam Hopkins stars in The Story of Temple Drake, a 1933 adaptation of William Faulkner's controversial (and commercially successful) Sanctuary. The Criterion Collection recently released this "pre-Code" film that both seems to embrace the Code while being scandalous enough to lead to its strict enforcement.

By |2020-02-05T23:55:27-04:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Film Reviews, Stephen Roberts|Tags: |0 Comments