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The Long and Short of It: ‘Barry Lyndon’

A sweeping punch to the gut, this is the kind of film that defines cinema.

Collector’s Corner: Lapel Pins

Next up on the Collector's Corner shelf is the humongous world of tiny, movie-themed lapel pins.

The Long and Short of It: ‘The Right Stuff’

"The Right Stuff" is one of the few films in this series that feels too long. But for a few brief moments, it will leave you wide-eyed with wonder.

Exploring The Future Of Currency With Film

What do money and movies have in common? Well, a lot of things. But some movies can also help us understand some of the subtler things about currency as a whole. There’s a cohesive relationship between all things glamorous and technological in films, with Hollywood being famed for wanting to show the biggest and best of everything. These […]

Howard Stern plays himself in "Private Parts," a 1997 Paramount Pictures biopic about his life and career.

Class of 1997: Private Parts

The Howard Stern biopic expertly straggles hagiography and hogwash while hinting at why the controversial media titan remains fascinating.

The Long and Short of It: ‘Reds’

Here's this column's first film whose length feels excessive. It's a quietly devastating, intimate love story swallowed up in a stilted political epic.

3 Documentaries About Bitcoin You Need to Watch ASAP

Since Bitcoin was first introduced to the world back in January 2009, there have been several documentaries focused entirely on the cryptocurrency – but which ones are actually worth watching? Bitcoin is the world’s most famous, decentralized digital currency having been adopted as a viable payment option by millions around the globe. Whilst it exists […]

The Long and Short of It: ‘Meet Joe Black’

This sumptuous romantic fantasy gets a lot of flak for its length. But the measured pace feels fitting for a film about how every minute matters.