Danny Bowes

Columnist, Film School Rejects. Host, Minor Bowes podcast. Ce n’est pas grave, y’all
Gold Diggers 1933

‘Gold Diggers of 1933’ and the Allure of Pre-Code Cinema

By Danny Bowes 

Witness the rise of a star, Joan Blondell, in a deeply fascinating era of film history.

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Why Did I Watch ‘The Number 23?’ The Answer May Shock You

By Danny Bowes 

In a quest to cure movie discourse boredom, one columnist ventures wildly into the fray with Jim Carrey.

Game Of Thrones

Spacetime in Westeros: A ‘Game of Thrones’ Exclusive

By Danny Bowes 

You won’t believe what we learned about HBO’s transportation budget…

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America Had a Great Fall

By Danny Bowes 

Rewatching ‘All The President’s Men’ On The Anniversary of Nixon’s Resignation.

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Plot is Not the Key to Great Cinema

By Danny Bowes 

Focusing on the tree of narrative means missing the forest of cinema.

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Fredo Corleone Deserves Better

By Danny Bowes 

He’s more than just your real world political punchline.

Dances With Wolves Dunbar Article

Kevin Costner’s Peak as an Embodiment of the American Dream

By Danny Bowes 

For five years, Kevin Costner exemplified the American Dream on screen.

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‘The Driver’ and How Being Cool Is Mostly Luck

By Danny Bowes 

They don’t come much cooler.

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‘Batman & Robin’ at 20: What Can We Learn From It? Does It Know Things? What Does It Know?

By Danny Bowes 

Exploring Joel Shumacher’s final Batman film and its influence on what came later.