My Dinner with Alan offers a compelling discussion of The Sopranos

I had the pleasure of attending the World Premiere of My Dinner with Alan (directed by Kristian Fraga) during The Sopranos film festival at IFC on the evening of January 11, 2019. The film consists of a conversation between critics Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall located at Holsten’s Diner---the location of the infamous final scene …

The Subconscious, Kevin Finnerty & Dream Logic In The Sopranos

The Sopranos never shied away from the power of dreams and the subconscious. Often mistaken as "just a mafia show" by those who never gave the series a chance, some of The Sopranos magic came from its willingness to embrace more abstract concepts such as intuition and dream logic, which aren't exactly traits commonly associated …

Love, Lies & Murder: The Tragic Figure That Was Christopher Moltisanti

The Sopranos defies genre in many ways. A recent rewatch of the series reminded me how hilarious the series was in addition to how it's truly a study of human behavior. The show's genius may lay in the fact that no detail goes wasted, everything feeds into something else. Events and emotions have consequences, just like …

The Sopranos Part 2: Further Down The Spiral

Used primarily as a pejorative for any mean-spirited person, we’ve loosened our definition of evil. Traditionally, ‘evil’ carries a supernatural connotation. An evil person is in fact a malevolent, otherworldly force in disguise. Whether or not we admit it out loud, most people realize demons and evil spirits are intangible scapegoats. Evil is an attempt by shirkers …