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David Bowie is a God (on Film)

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on June, 15, 2015. David Bowie has never played an actual deity on film, although as Pontius Pilate in The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), he does get to hang out with Jesus for…

Stanley Kubrick the Studio Auteur

Throughout the 1960s-early 1970s, a combination of financial desperation, creative daring, and an adventurous movie-going public had produced a creative detonation in mainstream American movies not seen before or since.  Each year of the…

The Cultural Impact of James Bond

Editor's Note: This article was originally published May 5, 2015. Ian Fleming's James Bond is one of the most recognizable and successful characters in modern popular culture.  The novels have sold over 100 million copies, and the film…