One of just three films to win all five major Oscars, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest explores the power of the human spirit and how it can triumph in the face of oppression. Join The Classroom Critics as they analyze this Milos Forman masterwork.
Recorded "live" and in black and white from a dark meeting room on the SNHU campus, Dr. Andrew Martino and William Ivers discuss Carol Reed's noir masterpiece, The Third Man--perhaps film history's most irresistibly bizarre classics.
A political allegory, a morality tale, a crime drama…Elia Kazan’s multilayered masterpiece, On the Waterfront, is a film that has seen its share of controversy since its debut in 1954. On this edition of The Classroom Critics, Andrew and William are happy to be joined by Barry Steelman, host of Concord, NH TV’s On the Marquee program.
More than a mafia film, Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is widely regarded as a transcendent example of master story-telling on film. Join Andrew Martino and William Ivers as they analyze this essential American classic.
Annie Hall is a milestone in Woody Allen's prolific career, marking a turning point from his earlier, gag-driven comedies. But what makes this film so unique? Join William Ivers, Walter Freeman, and Michael Mulvey as they discuss the film that won the 1977 Best Picture Oscar.
Since the advent of motion pictures, hundreds of Shakespeare's plays have been interpreted for film audiences. But does The Bard's work translate well to film? Join William Ivers, Michael Mulvey and Walter Freeman as they discuss some of the highs and lows of Shakespeare's celluloid history.