2016 Oscar Ceremony: Two-Word Review!

With a grateful assist from This is Spinal Tap‘s Marty Di Bergi, Nigel Tufnel, David St. Hubbins and Derek Smalls…

Greatest Book-to-Film Adaptation Ever! (Pt. 2)

About those hints from Part 1…       …for those of you who guessed Lonesome Dove, congratulations, you are correct.* Lonesome Dove, the epic 6.5-hour miniseries is indeed my pick for the greatest book-to-film adaptation ever. … Continue Reading…

Greatest Book-to-Film Adaptation Ever! (Pt. 1)

Anyone fancy a guess at what The Conflicted Film Snob will choose? Here, let me help with some revealing clues:       (I’ve just given it away, haven’t I?) Anyway, while … Continue Reading…

“Miller’s Crossing”: Your “Hail, Caesar!” Salve

You check out Hail, Caesar! this weekend? The Conflicted Film Snob did. And as a fan of the Coen brothers since their 1984 noirish debut, Blood Simple,* I had high hopes for the film, this despite the … Continue Reading…