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Author - Andrew Walsh

Mos Eisley In Hollywood

Deep in the heart of Hollywood, just off the boulevard, in fact, there is a hub. A hub where you can gather, have drinks, perhaps a bite to eat. A cantina, you might call it. This is where I found myself in the early hours of the night on the 1st of May. The Scum and Villainy Cantina. Newly established and looking to act the part, I find I must go...

The Other Within Get Out

Get Out is a Race Film. Not because writer/director Jordan Peele is black, but because of its concise subject matter and precise aim. A Race Film is considered a film made by (usually) African American filmmakers, featuring predominantly non-white casts, and marketed for non-white audiences. Get Out has a goal: to showcase the anxieties still...

Eleanor Bergstein Talks 30 Years Of Dirty Dancing

Some films come and go, others stay with us forever. Some films remain niche, others resonate worldwide. In 1987, Dirty Dancing, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, was released to theaters and has become a cultural touchstone. It won an Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life,” and Swayze’s...