Rebecca Wright

Rebecca has a B.A. in the Humanities with an emphasis in film and writing. She holds an M.A. in American and British literature. She loves to explore all film genres, but has a special place in her heart for big epics like "Cleopatra" and "Ben-Hur."

Book Review: Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King by Foster Hirsch

When most film historians and scholars discuss the great American directors of the mid-twentieth century, names such as Billy Wilder, John Ford, and Frank Capra are often bandied about. Otto Preminger, despite over half a century in the film and theatre business and two Oscar nominations for best director, is rarely if ever mentioned. History …

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DVD Review: Criminal Minds – The Second Season

CBS is the place to go to fill up on crime drama. In the last seven years or so, Les Moonves and his crew have brought us several flavors of CSI, Without a Trace, and several other crime-related dramas with much success. Criminal Minds, which debuted in 2005, distinguishes itself from the pack with the …

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DVD Review: ‘The L Word: The Complete Fourth Season’

From day one, The L Wordhas been a powder keg of sex and drama among a gorgeous group of Los Angeles dwelling lesbians. As season four opens, Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig) has left her fiancée Carmen de la Pica Morales (Sarah Shahi) just minutes before their wedding in Canada. Shane is in the midst of …

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Music Review: Chris Cornell – ‘Carry On’

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and a poster child for the 1990’s grunge music scene out of Seattle, is now a sober solo artist in his forties living in France with his family. How times have changed. On the cover of Cornell’s latest album Carry On, straggly hair and a flannel shirt has been …

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DVD Review: ‘Saturday Night Fever – 30th Anniversary Edition’

Paramount | 1977 | 118 mins | Rated R It’s hard to believe that Saturday Night Fever is thirty years old this year. I was very young when the film was originally released, but I remember vividly how everyone wanted to dance like John Travolta and the Bee Gees driven soundtrack pulsed out of radio …

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DVD Review: Frasier – The Complete Ninth Season

Frasier was like the Energizer bunny of television shows. The darn thing wouldn’t go away; it just kept running and running. Entering the show’s ninth season, the Frasier staff was rocked by personal tragedy when David Angell, the series’ executive producer and co-creator was killed on American Airlines flight 11, which struck the World Trade …

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