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Robert Hatch


  • Film March 30, 2010

    Lolita

    Once he has swallowed the disappointment of discovering that Lolita in the movie is pushing hard on the age of consent, the libidinous critic must decide what if anything he can salvage from the

    Robert Hatch

  • History April 22, 2009

    Leopold and Loeb: The Uses of Adversity

    The memoir of Nathan Leopold, one of the twentieth century's most notorious murderers.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 25, 2009

    Star Wars

    The only film ever made that could be said to have cost the United States government billions--in a missile defense system that only Hollywood could make work.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 23, 2009

    The Godfather

    If one Paramount exec had his way, Don Corleone would have been played by Danny Thomas. Fortunately, Francis Coppola had no interest in turning Mario Puzo's novel into Make Room For Goddaddy.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 23, 2009

    Harlan County, USA

    Barbara Kopple spent thirteen months living and breathing the dust of a brutal coal strike. Out of it came this groundbreaking documentary.

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  • Film January 14, 2009

    The Shining

    If you stay at the Overlook Hotel, best avoid Room 237.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 11, 2009

    Vertigo

    Jimmy Stewart suffers from high anxiety in what some consider to be Alfred Hitchcock's greatest film.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 10, 2009

    Wild Strawberries

    Selecting Bergman's greatest masterpiece is like trying to pick the best pistachio nut in a bowl. Although this tale of a doctor looking back on his life is as good a choice as any.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 9, 2009

    Taxi Driver

    John Hinckley ignored Robert DeNiro and became obsessed with Jodie Foster, eventually attempting to kill President Reagan to impress her.

    Robert Hatch

  • Film January 9, 2009

    The Graduate

    Dustin Hoffman chooses Mrs. Robinson over plastics. Who wouldn't?

    Robert Hatch