Related articles

Female Heroes in Literature

For my birthday last year, I went to the cinema to watch the popular—and somewhat controversial—Hunger Games. Well, controversial among some critics and followers of critics, anyway. I came across a particularly juicy tidbit by critic Jeffrey Wells on Hollywood Elsewhere, in which he attributed the movie’s success to “reviews by certain female critics” who […]

1 Comment

  1. Well, if Nolan’s right, then I should find the old Victrola so I can hear my Bix Beiderbecke records with full shellacky fidelity.
    Nonsense. It was a wonderful experience, seeing this film for the first time at 21 years old at the Cinerama Theater in San Francisco in 1968, but celluloid is not the only or even the best way to see the film today. (It’s definitely better, however, than seeing a tiny version on a 26- to 40-inch TV screen, whether scan and pan or letterboxed.
    Full-sized is indeed the only way to go.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.