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MOVIE LISTS: 8 Great Silent Performances

“We didn’t need words.  We had faces!”  So says hoary silent film star Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.  The medium of film does provide that great acting enhancer: The Close-Up.  But a performance is so…

BLIND SPOT: ‘Sunset Boulevard’ (1950)

For someone who loves larger-than-life ladies on the screen and on the stage, until this week I had woefully never laid eyes on the grand dame of them all: Gloria Swanson playing Norma Desmond in Sunset…

Gangster Squad (2012) Movies Altered by Tragedy

POLL: Should Movies Self-Censor in the Wake of…

This weekend the movie The Watch hits theatres after much hesitation from 20th Century Fox. The film, which tells the story of a self-important group of amateur males who attempt to protect their community, had…