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 Syrian Regime Disappeared Their Friend — the Film Ayouni Remembers Him
Black Panther 2 Stays in Georgia; Synchronic A-Z; Soderbergh’s Cryptic Oscars Plan
How We Accidentally Made a Covid Christmas Classic
Ammonite Writer-Director Francis Lee Requires Every Object to Have a Rich History and Defined Purpose
- Synchronic Co-Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead on Making the Film, From Beginning to End April 18, 2021
- Confronting a Serial Killer Director Joe Berlinger: We’re in the Third Documentary Revolution April 18, 2021
- Why Did You Kill Me: What Belinda Lane Did to Solve Her Daughter Crystal’s Murder April 17, 2021