• Final Bow for Film Forum

    Thom Ernst's 50 Favorites

    Thom Ernst, the last in a long line of show hosts of Saturday Night at the Movies, remembers predecessor Elwy Yost and 50 to 100 of his favourite SNAM movies.

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Thom Ernst
Wednesday August 28, 2013

Saturday Night at the Movies is, I imagine, the longest running movie program in the nation, perhaps in the world. I have been involved with the series for 15 years. It has been an unequivocal pleasure and an honour to be part of such an incredible show. I remain in awe of Elwy Yost and the people who came before me; I remain in awe of the many people who worked alongside me.

Thom Ernst
Monday August 26, 2013

Sebastion Koch and Carice van Houten stand-out in "Black Book"

Thom Ernst
Monday August 19, 2013

Dangerous Games.

Thom Ernst
Monday August 12, 2013

Spartacus is a sword and sandal epic about the uprising of slaves fighting for their freedom against a cruel system. It's a searing human drama that rises above spectacle, but what else would you expect from director Stanley Kubrick?  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is also about a slave striving for freedom, but this slave, Pseudolus, would rather con than fight, and its less about an uprising than it is uproarious PLUS its a musical - but what else would you expect from the classic writings of Titus Maccius Plautus?