Out of the Furnace

By Debbie Elicksen. Out of the Furnace (2013) is gritty all around, right from the characters, the setting, and the story line. Brad Ingelsby and Scott Cooper wrote the screenplay, Continue Reading →

Public Enemies

By Debbie Elicksen. Michael Mann could have shaved a half hour off Public Enemies (2009) before its final production, but even as it stands, it’s a good depiction of the Continue Reading →

The Godfather Trilogy.

  By Debbie Elicksen. Spoiler alerts do not apply here because, wait? Really? There are actual human beings who have not seen Francis Ford Coppola‘s  The Godfather? Surely they have Continue Reading →