Connor Sheehan

The 1970s breathed new life into the American film industry. It saw the birth of the blockbuster and the “Star Wars” phenomenon. It saw the groundbreaking pioneers of the “New Hollywood” come...
The American film industry experienced a renaissance in the 1960s. Hollywood’s so-called Golden Age had ended, and the handful of studios that had once enjoyed a vice-like grip on the entertainment...
American filmmaking in the 1980s was defined by the transition from the experimentation of the 1960s and the beginnings of the blockbuster era in the 1970s to a more formulaic and accessible style of...
The 1970s breathed new life into the American film industry. It saw the birth of the blockbuster and the “Star Wars” phenomenon. It saw the groundbreaking pioneers of the “New Hollywood” come...
American filmmaking in the 1980s was defined by the transition from the gritty experimentation of the 1960s and the beginnings of the blockbuster era in the 1970s to a more formulaic, readily...
The American film industry experienced a renaissance in the 1960s. Hollywood’s so-called Golden Age had ended, and the handful of studios that had once enjoyed a vice-like grip on the entertainment...
American filmmaking in the 1980s was defined by the transition from the gritty experimentation of the 1960s and the beginnings of the blockbuster era in the 1970s to a more formulaic, readily...
In addition to causing almost seven million deaths worldwide (so far), shutting down countless businesses of every kind, and redefining social intercourse in ways that may turn out to be permanent,...
The 1970s breathed new life into the American film industry. It saw the birth of the blockbuster and the “Star Wars” phenomenon. It saw the groundbreaking pioneers of the “New Hollywood” come...
The three-volume J. R. R. Tolkien novel known collectively as “The Lord of the Rings” is, at its core, an incredibly complex fairytale. Tolkien created a rich history and culture for his...
Summer used to be the down-time for television audiences. Major broadcast networks traditionally aired their prime time hits from September through May, understanding that viewers simply wouldn’t...
Actor Edward Harrison Norton rose to fame playing an altar boy charged in the murder of an archbishop in the 1996 legal thriller “Primal Fear.” The portrayal earned him an Oscar nomination for...
The current “Golden Age” of television has been going on for 25 years or more. Cable channels aren’t new: HBO launched in 1972, Showtime four years later. But as they and newer entries in...
Women make up a little over 43% of the American labor force. While over 57% of all women in the U.S. are now working, the participation rate for men is currently over 69%. Women are more likely to...