Stories By Scott A. McConnell
On Greta Garbo’s Greatness: An Appreciation of the Silent Icon’s Sound Star Turn in Queen ChristinaAugust 2, 2018
“Spoils, glory, flags and trumpets! What is behind these high-sounding words? Death and destruction, triumphals of...
The Mark of Zorro Unmasked: Analyzing the Irony and Disguises of Tyrone Power’s Swashbuckling 1940s HeroApril 24, 2017
Some movies offer their audience the experience of an efficacious hero wittily fighting evil in a dramatic but...
100 Seconds of Greatness: Analyzing the First Scene of John Ford’s The SearchersMarch 13, 2017
What made John Ford a great director? Let’s try an experiment to help answer that question....
- The Eyes of Tammy Faye Director Michael Showalter Sees America’s Televangelist Obsession as a Mixture of These Two Things September 20, 2021
- The Crown Rules the Emmys + Scenes From a Virtual Reality Film Festival September 20, 2021
- St. Vincent Gets Fake; Justin Chon Goes From L.A. to LA; Date Your Car September 16, 2021