THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, Michael Rennie, 1951, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.

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Today in Movie History: September 28

The 1950s were a Golden Age for science fiction, and few films in that era attained the resonance — both as entertainment and as a movie with something to say — that The Day The Earth Stood Still did. Robert Wise’s pitch-perfect fable of a man from outer space with a message we’re just not capable of hearing is definitely …

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The Walk Movie Review

Review by Rob Vaux Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Cesar Domboy, Steve Valentine and James Badge Dale Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Running time: 123 Minutes Year of release: 2015 The only real knock against The Walk is that it has to follow an outstanding documentary on the same subject. 2008’s Man on Wire recounts the unbelievable story of Phillippe Petit, a …

Blog Post: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Film as an Interactive Medium

Our screening tonight was The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’s dramatization of a tightrope walker to engaged in unauthorized whimsy by practicing his craft between the towers of the World Trade Center. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in another charming performance from him. We’re also fans of his show HitRecord, where he pulls together artists, creatives and random denizens from the Internet in an …