Peter Thornell

109 Articles

Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates
PREMIUM

Dance or Die: From Stateless Refugee to International Ballet Star

An important story about the transformative power of the arts, and the generational struggles of being a refugee.
PREMIUM

Martin Scorsese and the American Dream

An intriguing approach to the work of an American master.
PREMIUM

Leonard, Marianne, and Me: Magical Summers on Hydra

Despite Scott’s engaging story of a romantic and heady time, this one is best left for Cohen completists.
PREMIUM

William Greaves: Filmmaking as Mission

Combining critical essays by filmmakers and academics and fascinating articles by Greaves, this is an important addition to the history of American filmmaking.
PREMIUM

Dream State: California in the Movies

A thoroughly entertaining and perceptive conversation with someone who truly loves the movies and California.
PREMIUM

Starring Tom Cruise

Cruise’s career undoubtedly merits critical commentary, but he certainly deserves better than this. Unnecessary.
PREMIUM

Norman Jewison: A Director’s Life

A thoroughly enjoyable and detailed look at a memorable life in film.
PREMIUM

Broadway Goes to War: American Theater During World War II

An engaging, thorough, slightly academic work about an overlooked period of American drama, perhaps best reserved for theater historians and course-specific studies.
PREMIUM

Josephine Baker’s Cinematic Prism

This intriguing study of Baker’s cinematic work is likely to appeal to scholars of film and Black history but will be of little interest to general readers.
ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?

We are currently offering this content for free. Sign up now to activate your personal profile, where you can save articles for future viewing

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?