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CORRUPTION IN THE MOVIES – PART THREE: POLITICAL COVER-UPS

By Craig Leask In this third in my series on “Corruption in the Movies” I am focusing on movies about real life political cover-ups. As cover-ups have effectively been used to evade blame or guilt surrounding scandals, crimes or incompetence, in severe situations a cover-up has been used to protect the reputation of a government…

CORRUPTION IN THE MOVIES – PART TWO: ECONOMIC CORRUPTION

By Craig Leask In this second in a series on “Corruption in the Movies” I am focusing on movies about Economic Corruption. Economic corruption generally results from the misuse of public power to benefit big business and private interests – generally at a detrimental cost to the average citizen. Although there are countless movies pertaining…

CORRUPTION IN THE MOVIES – PART ONE: CORPORATE

By Craig Leask Throughout history corruption has been a major motivating factor in governments, corporations and pretty much any organization that involves money and or power. Historically these acts of corruption have been geographically contained and only negatively affecting the local town, city or region. With globalization, that’s no longer the case. These acts of…

PODCAST #016 – GREAT PERFORMANCES (LEAD ACTOR)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of the podcast, John and I count down the fifteen greatest performances by a male actor in a leading role throughout cinematic history. Be sure to check out our official YouTube channel for all episodes of our podcast. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been…

IF JOHN NOMINATED BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (1970-2019): PART IV

By John H. Foote A notoriously difficult category for many reasons, but like supporting actor, stars are born from this one. Many of the winners or nominees go on to Best Actress nominations or wins, yet just as many are nominated once, even win once and then never are in the Oscar race again. The…

PODCAST #014 – GREATEST PERFORMANCES (BEST ACTRESS)

By Nick Maylor On this episode of the podcast, John and I discuss the 15 greatest performances by a female actor in a leading role. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our podcasts. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of…

IF JOHN NOMINATED BEST ACTRESS (1970-2019): PART II

By John H. Foote Again, no Academy, just me. What gives me the audacity and background to make these decisions? Thirty years as a critic and historian, hundreds on interviews with actors learning about their craft, I studied and taught Method Acting, and have directed 40 plus plays using the Method in each one. I…