New Articles Added (1/5/08)

In the
Articles section of Film Intuition, several new articles have been added as follows:

The Cinematic Makeover of Elizabeth Bennet-- Three Versions of Pride and Prejudice-- Comparison of three modern adaptations of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by directors Joe Wright, Sharon Maguire (Bridget Jones's Diary) and Gurinder Chadha (Bride and Prejudice) with analysis of and references to the novel. *contains spoilers*

Commenting On Our Times: Hal Ashby and the 1970's-- Biographical data and evaluation of the recurring themes and cinematic motifs that ran throughout the filmmaking career of director Hal Ashby. *contains spoilers*

In the Mood for Translation: A Look at Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love & Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation-- Essay comparing and contrasting the many similarities and differences of the influential In the Mood for Love from director Wong Kar-wai on Sofia Coppola's breakout hit Lost in Translation. *contains spoilers*

Jim Jarmusch: A Profile-- Short biographical look at the independent film director culminating with an introduction to Broken Flowers.

John Cassavetes: A Critical Perspective-- Background information and analysis of critical reactions to the work of John Cassavetes along with particular emphasis on Faces. *contains spoilers*

McCarthyism, Masculinity & The 1950's Western: High Noon, Silver Lode and Rio Bravo-- Investigative look at the political subtext, gender and moral messages woven through Fred Zinnemann's High Noon, Alan Dwan's Silver Lode and Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo with in-depth analysis and inclusion of biographical research and critical reactions to the films as important documents of American history. *contains spoilers*

Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette-- Background information on the production of the film Marie Antoinette featuring a look at the cinematic techniques employed.

The Reflection of Life: Truffaut's Adventures of Antoine Doinel-- In-depth analysis and biographical information surrounding the making and critical reception of Francois Truffaut's Antoine Doinel series that helped launch the French New Wave. *contains spoilers*

Woody Allen's Existential Crimes and Misdemeanors-- Complete summary and analysis of writer/director Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanors that highlights moral questioning, cinematic technique, allegory and subtext along with research on Allen's outlook on the film. *contains spoilers*