The Conversation is a provocative thriller from Francis Ford Coppola that reminds us of the fine line between technology and privacy. Technology frequently comes with a cost and this film is no exception. Rather than focus on the eavesdropping victims, Coppola’s focus is on the eavesdropper himself. One can make an argument about the similarities with both political thriller Enemy of the State and comic book masterpiece The Dark Knight with how it treats privacy…"The Conversation: Francis Ford Coppola’s Masterpiece"
American Graffiti recently celebrated it’s 45th anniversary and the music-filled picture still holds up nearly a half-century later. Foreshadowing films of the future with intertwining stories, the film focuses on four teenagers on their final night in Modesto, Cal. before college. Curt Henderson (Richard Dreyfuss) and Steve Bolander (Ron Howard) meet up with John Milner (Paul Le Mat) and Terry “The Toad” Fields (Charles Martin Smith) in the Mel’s Drive-In diner parking lot. Both Curt and…"American Graffiti marks 45th Anniversary"