Category: History

She Said Review - 2022 Maria Schrader Movie Film

Maria Schrader Dramatizes a Contemporary Reckoning in ‘She Said’

“Condensing, combining and streamlining are expected elements of movie storytelling, but ‘She Said’ works toward a composite that validates as many facts and details as possible within the limitations of the feature film format.”

1899 Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Series

Soundtracks of Television: ‘1899’

‘1899’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every song in Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s Netflix series.

1899 Cast - Every Actor and Character in the Netflix Series

Know the Cast & Characters: ‘1899’

‘1899’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every actor and character in Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s Netflix series.

The Woman King Review - 2022 Gina Prince-Bythewood Movie Film

Review: Gina Prince-Bythewood’s ‘The Woman King’

“In an instant, it is plain to see that Davis is superior to her material.”

The Empress Cast - Every Actor and Character in the 2022 Netflix Miniseries

Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Empress’

‘The Empress’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every actor and character in Katharina Eyssen’s 2022 Netflix miniseries.

Raymond Rea Interview - Collecting Movies

Collecting Movies with Raymond Rea

Raymond Rea Interview: Greg Carlson and the filmmaker/educator discuss movie collecting.

Gaslit Soundtrack - Every Song in the Starz Miniseries

Soundtracks of Television: ‘Gaslit’

‘Gaslit’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every featured song in Robbie Pickering’s 2022 Starz miniseries.

2012 Cinema Essay - Fallen Idols and False Prophets in Post-Crash America (Killing Them Softly)

The World Is Cold: Fallen Idols and False Prophets in Post-Crash America

“The year 2012 was the first in which cinema could adequately assess the material and psychological toll of the crash. The box office tells its own story: audiences were looking for saviors…”

Dirty Lines Soundtrack - Every Song in the Netflix Series

Soundtracks of Television: ‘Dirty Lines’

‘Dirty Lines’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every featured song in Pieter Bart Korthuis’ Netflix series.

Dirty Lines Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Series

Know the Cast: ‘Dirty Lines’

‘Dirty Lines’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every performer and character in Pieter Bart Korthuis’ Netflix series.

Jesus of Nazareth Movie essay - 1977 Franco Zeffirelli Film

They Know Not What They Do: The Passion of the Christ in Franco Zeffirelli’s ‘Jesus of Nazareth’

“‘Jesus of Nazareth’ is precisely a film of moments, and Zeffirelli depicts them with expert technique.”

Belfast Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2021 Movie

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Belfast’

‘Belfast’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every featured song in Kenneth Branagh’s 2021 movie.

Belfast Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2021 Movie

Know the Cast: ‘Belfast’

‘Belfast’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Kenneth Branagh’s 2021 movie.

The Bombardment Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Movie

Know the Cast: ‘The Bombardment’

‘The Bombardment’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Ole Bornedal’s 2021 movie.

Against the Ice Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Against the Ice’

‘Against the Ice’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every featured song in Peter Flinth’s 2022 Netflix movie.

Against the Ice Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

Know the Cast: ‘Against the Ice’

‘Against the Ice’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Peter Flinth’s 2022 Netflix movie.

Nosferasta: First Bite Review - 2022 Short Film by Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer

Berlin Critics’ Week: Tripping Through Cities and Centuries in ‘Detours’ and ‘Nosferasta: First Bite’

“The same way our minds shift under the influence of drugs, so too do they shift under the influence of new information, new truths. The higher the walls, the taller the ladders people will build to overcome them.”

The Last Tycoons Review - Florence Strauss Documentary

On Sundance FOMO, Classic French Cinema and ‘The Last Tycoons’

“‘The Last Tycoons’ is a helpful guide for the multi-tasking cinephile who wants to better understand French cinematic movements, such as La Nouvelle Vague, and the industry as a whole.”

Munich - The Edge of War Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Netflix Movie

Know the Cast: ‘Munich – The Edge of War’

‘Munich – The Edge of War’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Christian Schwochow’s 2022 Netflix movie.

The Last Duel Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2021 Movie

Know the Cast: ‘The Last Duel’

‘The Last Duel’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Ridley Scott’s 2021 movie.