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My Inside Stories · 3d ago

‘The Incredible Shrinking Man’ and ‘Downsizing’ speak to each other and to us 60 years apart

Media wonks like me are always looking for anniversary tie-ins between something from the past and something happening right now. Being a film buff to boot, I like finding movies from, say, ...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

‘King of Comedy’ a dark reflection of our times

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro enjoy one of the great cinema muse relationships in movie history. Few American directors have found an actor who so thoroughly inhabits their screen world...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Catch me talking ‘Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film’ on the podcast – ‘The Dustin Dales Show’

THANKS, DUSTIN, FOR HAVING ME ON… HERE’S DUSTIN’S POST ABOUT THE PODCAST EPISODE FEATURING THE SEGMENT WHERE I TALK ABOUT MY BOOK “ALEXANDER PAYNE: HIS JOURNEY IN FILM” (YOU CAN LINK BELOW T...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

A Tribute to Father Ken Vavrina – Sunday, Feb. 12 at St. Benedict’s

  A Tribute to Father Ken Vavrina Sunday, February 12 St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, 2423 Grant Street Mass at 9 a.m. followed by special presentation and a reception downstairs Fr. ...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Forty-five years later and ‘The Godfather’ still haunts us

Forty-five years ago "The Godfather" first hit screens and it immediately became embedded in American pop culture consciousness. Its enduring impact has defined the parameters of an entire g...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

Dick Holland remembered for generous giving and warm friendship that improved organizations and lives

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard D. Holland lived life large. Not in an ostentatious sense. He was too Midwest modest for that. Rather he lived out loud in a make-the-most-of-every-mo...
My Inside Stories · 1W ago

What if Creighton’s hoops destiny team is not the men, but the women?

Wouldn't it be weird if the local college hoops team of destiny this year wasn't the Creighton men's squad as we all assumed through mid-January, but in fact their female counterparts on cam...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

‘The Graduate’ revisited

This is the 50th anniversary for a much beloved yet peculiar film,"The Graduate" (1967), that landed as a sensation in its time, became an adored artifact of the 1960s but has steadily lost ...
My Inside Stories · 2W ago

Glen Campbell’s sweet goodbye

When pop-country crossover music legend Glen Campbell announced that he has Alzheimer's disease a few years ago, he could have retreated into the shadows but instead he made some courageous ...
My Inside Stories · 3W ago

Cautionary tales of cinema, the culture war and Donald Trump

As a film buff and cultural journalist I naturally look for connections between cinema and social-political currents. There's been much written about the parallels between a certain 1950s fi...