The Conversation: Coppola and the Role of Technology

Forty years after it came out, Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation remains a relevant classic. This taut thriller follows Harry Caul (played by the excellent Gene Hackman), a private surveillance expert who is hired to listen in on a young couple’s conversation. The job begins to trouble Harry, however, when...
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'Gotham' Episode 4 Recap: Arkham

This week Fox ordered a full season of Gotham, extending the season to 22 episodes. Fox’s vote of confidence isn’t surprising given that Gotham is the network’s star player this season. The dark underworld of Gotham city has many players, but the most influential character these first few episodes has...
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Can 'The Flash' Sustain Pilot's Fast Energy?

“To understand what I’m about to tell you, you need to do something first. You need to believe in the impossible.” The first lines of CW’s The Flash sums up the pilot episode pretty nicely. In the opening scenes, we are immediately introduced to “The Flash," a super fast stream...
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