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Underrated Classics: ‘The Staircase’ is an amazing journey

Underrated Classics: ‘The Staircase’ is an amazing journey

“The Staircase” editor Sophie Brunet had a 15-year relationship with Michael Peterson, which lasted from 2002 until 2017. (Photo courtesy of Canal+ and Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor In the past few years, Netflix has been bringing the genre of true crime documentaries such as “Making a Murderer” and “The Keepers” to the forefront of

Underrated Classic: ‘The Thing’ is a thing of perfection

“The Thing” initially received negative critical reception upon its release. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Of course the term of perfect is not something that can actually be applied to a film. Every film has at least a few details, whether major or minor, that go wrong. That being said, it is

Underrated classics: ‘Blade Runner’ is a science fiction must-see

‘Blade Runner’ is based on Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep.’ (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.) Mikey Gergely Connector Contributor Billowing flames plume over Los Angeles’ towering skyline. Glowing neon lights dimly outline futuristic skyscrapers whose strange forms rise from darkness below and a hovering car flies onto the scene

Underrated Classics: ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’

While ‘Nausicaa’ is normally considered the first film produced by Studio Ghibli, the film was actually released a year before the studio was officially founded. (Photo courtesy of Toei Company) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Studio Ghibli has touched the lives of many film fans over the past 30 years with its breathtaking animation, wonderful characters,

Underrated Classics: ‘True Lies’

“True Lies” was originally written as a remake of the 1991 French film “La Totale!”. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Staff In memory of Bill Paxton, 1955-2017. After returning home from an international spy mission, Agent Harry Tasker (Arnold Schwarzenegger) discovers that his neglected wife (Jamie Lee Curtis) has started having

Underrated Classics: ‘Scream 2’

“Scream 2” had multiple name changes during development before settling on the final title, including “Scary Sequel” and “The Sequel to Scream”. (Photo courtesy of Dimension Films) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Scream 2” is an anomaly of a film. It is not only a sequel in a horror franchise that manages to be good, it

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