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William Faulkner ranks as one of America’s preeminent novelists. But a screenwriter?
Frank Beaver hits rewind and reflects on the decade’s cinema highlights.
Frank Beaver asks: Could Joaquin Phoenix could be the most interesting and compelling screen actor today?
Frank Beaver analyzes the ‘direct cinema’ of documentarist D.A. Pennebaker, who died in August.
Frank Beaver takes a break from Tarantino, talking lions, and comic heroes to stream four summer films you should not miss.
Frank Beaver takes us to Belfast, where he reflects on the Troubles, the Titanic, and ‘Game of Thrones.’
The tension between directors and actors is the stuff of Hollywood lore.
Frank Beaver reviews alumnus Jim Mercurio’s book ‘The Craft of Scene Writing.’
The awards season may have ended, but Frank Beaver still showers accolades on his favorite foreign films of 2018.