Essays

Don't Look Now Directed by Nicholas Roeg

Don't Look Now Directed by Nicholas Roeg
By Ron Falzone

I have to admit that I frequently feel sorry for my students. Is it that they’re not bright enough, or that they lack the ambition to succeed in the film business?  Emphatically not.  On this score they give me enormous hope for the future of the movies. 

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Directed by Stanley Kramer

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Directed by Stanley Kramer
By Ron Falzone

There are a lot of rules when it comes to comedy:

“Less is more."  “Never play the joke.”  “Small and smart is better than big and dumb.”   “It’s not a job for amateurs,” or, as the great tragedienne Edmund Keane put it, “Dying is easy.  Comedy is hard.”

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