Museums are magical places, no? Two significant films (and an unspoken-of sequel) take that tack. Here, I talk Sesame Street, A Night at the Museum, and why they both work in different fantastical ways!!!
A look at how the National Film Registry deals with remakes, re-edits, etc.
Bela Legosi and Boris Karloff in their first on-screen pairing in a film that really should be on the National Film Registry!
What makes a great genre actor, and then what specifically separates a Fantasy actor from other genres. How does it work, and what does it all mean?
Three Minute Modernist interviewed Rachel of the We Are Weezer podcast and we wanted to make sure YOU got a chance to hear it too!
A look at Over the Rainbow, The Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland, and why they all appear on both the National Film Registry and National Recording Registry!
It's the Pied Piper of Hamelin. In Australia. In the early 1980s. There's also an abacus involved...
One of the all-time great sports documentaries, it's also one of the most significant as the modern appreciation of boxing history stems from it. Harry Chapin, better known as a singer-songwriter, directs this 1968 doc that may be th emost 1968 thing you'll ever see!
One of the most controversial of all the horror films of the 1930s, and in my eyes, one of the best. Todd Browning's FREAKS probably had the complex relationship with studios, director, writers, and audiences of all the films designed for frights, but it also sheds a very human light on people who were all too often dehumanized.
Klaus at Gunpoint
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