Here's a run-down on what I think represents my best work of 2018: blog articles, classes, podcasts and videos. Best wishes in 2019!
One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.
Where did the style of the new cinema of this decade start? I look for its roots in an eclectic round-up of quirky and groundbreaking films.
The one Bond film starring George Lazenby was made in the midst of a societal crisis, and an existential problem for the producers of the series.
The second installment of my analysis of "Brave New World" of 2010s cinema involves examples spanning the globe from the U.S., England, Ireland and Russia.
Movies have been changing dramatically in this decade, the 2010s. What makes them different, and how do we define the new cinema?
By 1967, the producers of the Bond series were trying everything they could think of to keep the movies fresh. Was the cultural moment of the '60s finally playing out?
By 1965, the James Bond films' glitzy go-lucky formula was starting to some up against an enemy more formidable than Blofeld: changing cultural times.
The history surrounding the most iconic film of the James Bond franchise involves politics, civil rights, Vietnam and a particularly crucial Presidential election.
The historical context of the second James Bond film involves the Cold War and hopes for a better world, many of which were dashed by the Kennedy assassination.