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'The greatest film ever made.'

“I haven’t seen too many films since Blade Runner (1982) to be honest with you.”
Director William Friedkin in a 2012 interview

William Friedkin tells of something he did on the road to becoming an Oscar-winning director ( 424 more words


264 - Citizen Kane (1941)

My Great Movies momentum has slowed immensely in the last few months. Roger Ebert’s list is (sadly) not getting any longer, but other commitments keep me from diving in as whole-heartedly as I would like. 611 more words


Day 261: The Evil Tread

Possessed trainers are after your sole…

I feel a bit of a fraud doing an Evil Dead photo… because, gasp, I’ve never seen the film. The only… 425 more words

Kick-Ass, Citizen Kane, Rock of Ages

In the Bernard Dick book, Anatomy of Film, he explores the world of film and the way that people would not normally look at it as if they were just simply watching the film. 576 more words

American Montage

So Many Choices

Films are comprised of millions of images, or shots, strung together to form a narrative. Each of these shots is painstakingly put together by movie makers who have made thousands of decisions about the shot so that each shot adds to the overall narrative of the film. 810 more words

Blog Post #2. Film Jargon

A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1941 – Citizen Kane

Today and tomorrow are going to be two of the easiest articles I’ve ever written.

I’m making a list of the films I feel are the most iconic films of the year they came out. 407 more words