Charles Durning

I. Q.

September 19, 2003 // 0 Comments

With his comedy ’I.Q.’ director Fred Schepisi takes us into the world of geniuses. Asking the question, ’What if Albert Einstein took an interest in his niece’s lovelife?’ the movie is a hilarious and sweet treat on the subject, playfully [...]

When A Stranger Calls

October 19, 2001 // 0 Comments

If you ever wanted to see, which movie ’Scary Movie’ spoofed in its opening sequence with Drew Barrymore on the phone, here it finally is on DVD, courtesy of Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment – ’When A Stranger Calls.’ Threatened and terrified [...]

State And Main

June 20, 2001 // 0 Comments

Nobody likes to be the butt of a joke. This especially holds true for people or entities who take themselves very seriously and feel superior to others, such as Hollywood. This fact makes David Mamet’s skewering of the film industry in his latest film [...]

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

June 15, 2001 // 0 Comments

Brothers Ethan and Joel Coen are well-known to their fans for their wicked humor and the dark, almost morbid undertones in their films. While the Academy Award-winning "Fargo" was overtly violent, films like "Raising Arizona" or [...]


May 25, 2001 // 0 Comments

On the surface, ’Tootsie’ may appear like a simple cross-dressing fun, material for straight-out laughs and mockery. Upon closer scrutiny however it quickly becomes obvious that ’Tootsie’ is in fact much more of a social study and commentary than [...]