Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange

WATCH: The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange A new documentary by Juan Passarelli can be seen here on Consortium News, followed by a panel discussion with Passarelli, director Ken Loach and filmmaker Suzie Gilbert. Source: Consortium News Journalists … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Zeitgeist

Source: Top Documentary Films Documentary Zeitgeist: The Movie, authored by Peter Joseph, reflects on the the myth of Jesus, the attacks of 9/11, and the Federal Reserve Bank as well as on a number of conspiracy theories related to those three main topics. It was … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Orson Welles Short Double Feature

Orson Welles Narrates Animations of Plato’s Cave and Kafka’s “Before the Law,” Two Parables of the Human Condition By Colin Marshall Source: Open Culture You’re held captive in an enclosed space, only able faintly to perceive the outside world. Or … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Storm Center

Source: Wikipedia Storm Center is a 1956 American film noir drama directed by Daniel Taradash. The screenplay by Taradash and Elick Moll focuses on what were at the time two very controversial subjects – Communism and book banning – and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: ShadowGate

Who is Millie Weaver, why was she arrested ahead of ‘Shadow Gate’ release? Internet helps raise $13K of $20K The arrest comes in the wake of her documentary release on the topic of the US ‘shadow government’ which was all … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Under the Silver Lake

By Michael Hewis Source: Cinema of the Abstract Director: David Robert Mitchell Screenplay: David Robert Mitchell Cast: Andrew Garfield as Sam, Riley Keough as Sarah, Topher Grace as the Man at the Bar, Laura-Leigh as Mae, Zosia Mamet as Troy, Jimmi Simpson as … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Rogue Male

Gone to earth: Why Rogue Male belongs with the canon of cult 1970s British rural dramas Peter O’Toole plays the huntsman who nearly shoots Hitler before the war and is forced on the run through rural Britain in the 70s … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Ro.Go.Pa.G.

Notes by Filmogs 4 short films by a quartet of directors. 1) Rosselini’s Illibatezza deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. 2) Godard’s Il Nuovo Mondo illustrates a post-apocalyptic world the same as the pre-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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