MASTER MOMENT: ‘Give Him a Sedagive!’

The roles of editing and technique truly don’t get enough credit in most comedic films. Sure, praise is duly given to the screenwriter when he pens a well-crafted joke, and the actors are lauded when…

MASTER MOMENTS: ‘It Wasn’t a Miscarriage’

If you asked somebody to name their single favorite character from Francis Coppola's The Godfather trilogy, it is unlikely they would be able to give a definitive answer without feeling they've been forced into a Sophie’s…

MASTER MOMENTS: ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’

  Stanley Kubrick's visceral masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey so effectively incorporated Richard Strauss's little known intro, 'Sunrise,' that it is almost exclusively known and associated with the film. It is an example of a…

Introducing ‘Master Moments!’

  As of today, I will no longer be writing the already mostly dead 'Breakouts and Outbreaks' column. It will be replaced by what Alex and I have decided to call 'Master Moments.' The idea…