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A long list of previous articles as well as recent thoughts on films I’m watching.
Remember Film Blog
This blog contains my publications from KSL.com, Flix Junkies and a number of other sites in the past. It also contains recent thoughts and movie reviews.
Revisiting Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ 80 years after it won best picture
In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock released his first American film which later won him his only Best Picture. Now, 80 years later and a few weeks from the Academy Awards, KSL Movie Classics takes a look back at that movie and some of the reasons it’s still relevant today.
Is it still a wonderful life
“It’s a Wonderful Life” is the perfect marriage of an author’s dream, a director’s deepest beliefs, and an actor who understood that George Bailey represents every person who feels lost or broken during the holidays.
Why ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ is still the perfect Halloween movie
“The Bride of Frankenstein” is a strange and beautifully designed horror masterpiece that has influenced some of the greatest directors in cinematic history.
Why ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ is still relevant after 50 years
It’s been 50 years since the premiere of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” and the movie is just as relevant as ever.
Why the 1915 racist movie 'The Birth of a Nation' is still relevant today
Somewhere after 1905 unveiled 5-cent Nickelodeons and before 1929 introduced the world to its first official Academy Awards, movie director D.W. Griffith had an idea. What would happen, he likely wondered, if you were to take a controversial novel, an...
7 more essential movies for film buffs streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime
We recently covered the seven essential movies for film buffs before 1940, and now we’re back with seven essential movies for film buffs currently streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime that are from 1941 to 1979.
7 movies you missed in film class streaming now on Amazon and Netflix
Here are seven essential movies for film-buffs that are currently streaming on Netflix or Amazon Prime.
Why I no longer write for KSL
To get right to the point, and to save everyone any additional reading for the day, I left KSL.com because my editor told me I couldn’t report on a movie at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. That is the short and direct answer. If you’d like to keep reading you can....
Wellsville’s ‘Sham Battle’ is as bad as Gehrke says –with pictures
A few years back, my little family and I lived in Wellsville, UT. It is a beautiful, miniature town with olde tyme shoppes and calendar-worthy views to fit the seasons. The crime-rate is low, the people pleasant, and on the off chance some minor discrepancy demands...