Steve Uhler

30 entries
Looming Issues: Bennie Klain on <i>Weaving Worlds</i>
Looming Issues: Bennie Klain on Weaving Worlds
Unpicking the traditions of Navajo rugs

Screens, March 16, 2007

State Fair
State Fair
Recognizing the stars but also the spirits

Screens, March 9, 2007

DVD Watch
The Martin & Lewis Collection: Volume One
"We don't need writers"

Screens, Feb. 9, 2007

DVD Watch
St. Elsewhere: Season One
ER? Grey's Anatomy? Scrubs? Hapless interns all.

Screens, Jan. 19, 2007

DVD Watch: Potential-Gift Edition
SNL: The Complete First Season
'SNL,' 'Robin Hood,' 'Symbiopsychotaxiplasm,' and more

Screens, Dec. 15, 2006

DVD Watch: Potential-Gift Edition
M*A*S*H: Martinis and Medicine Complete Collection

Screens, Dec. 15, 2006

DVD Watch
O. Henry's Full House
His popular (and populist) short stories pretty much invited adaptations, a calculated risk that 20th Century Fox decided to gamble on in 1952

Screens, Dec. 1, 2006

DVD Watch
The Dick Cavett Show: Hollywood Greats
These vintage interviews could not take place today; the guests had no movies to plug and 90 minutes in which not to plug them

Screens, Sept. 29, 2006

DVD Watch
The Mr. Moto Collection

Screens, Aug. 25, 2006

DVD Watch
Warner Bros. Pictures Tough Guys Collection
The end of an era on six discs

Screens, July 21, 2006

DVD Watch
The Loved One

Screens, July 7, 2006

DVD Watch
John Wayne has been called many things, but "beautiful" isn't often one of them

Screens, June 16, 2006

Beyond Big Tex
Beyond Big Tex
'Ride Around the World' IMAXes cowboy culture

Screens, June 2, 2006

DVD Watch
It's Always Fair Weather
The quintessential musical for sentimental cynics

Screens, May 12, 2006

DVD Watch
The Complete Mr. Arkadin (aka Confidential Report)
'That film was taken away from me completely, and was totally destroyed in the cutting,' Orson Welles lamented. 'That was the real disaster of my life.'

Screens, May 5, 2006

DVD Watch
The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

Screens, March 24, 2006

Perfect Match: 'The Life of Reilly'
Interviews and reviews

Screens, March 17, 2006

The Recognizables
The Recognizables
One night, one of a kind

Screens, March 10, 2006

DVD Watch
Sam Peckinpah's Legendary Westerns Collection

Screens, Jan. 27, 2006

DVD Watch
The Missouri Breaks
As shape-shifting, lavender-scented 'regulator' Robert E. Lee Clayton, Marlon Brando delivers the most self-indulgent performance of his career, and that's saying a lot

Screens, Nov. 25, 2005

DVD Watch
Taxi: The Complete Third Season
It could be the series' best

Screens, Nov. 18, 2005

DVD Watch
The Bela Lugosi Collection
'Poor Bela,' Boris Karloff once lamented to an interviewer who asked him about his old rival. 'He was his own worst enemy.'

Screens, Sept. 16, 2005

DVD Watch
Martin & Lewis
'What we had,' said Jerry Lewis, 'was lightning in a bottle.' And now we have it in public domain.

Screens, July 1, 2005

DVD Watch
The Hired Hand
After Easy Rider, partners Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper rode off into their separate sunsets -- Hopper to Peru to film his demented classic, 1970's The Last Movie, and Fonda back to the familiar family tradition of the American Western for his directorial debut, The Hired Hand.

Screens, Nov. 28, 2003

DVD Watch
The Gold Rush
Charlie Chaplin wanted The Gold Rush to be the film we remember him by. It is, especially in the form of this two-disc release, and Steve Uhler explains why.

Screens, Aug. 15, 2003

DVD Watch
Little Big Man
Arthur Penn's film is an eclectically epic anti-Western that turns Ford's red-hued racist conventions on their ear.

Screens, June 13, 2003

DVD Watch
Smoke (1995)

Screens, May 16, 2003

Greed (1925)
Erich von Stroheim's 10-hour masterpiece-cum-folly, 1925's Greed, is the Holy Grail of Silent Film, a film which exists only in dusty script fragments, fading publicity stills, and the imaginations of dreamers.

Screens, April 11, 2003

Back in the Saddle Again
Back in the Saddle Again
Peter Fonda revisits his directorial debut, 'The Hired Hand'

Screens, March 7, 2003

Video Reviews
Video Reviews

Screens, Feb. 7, 2003

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