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Dorothy Arzner. A Woman Working when Women REALLY didn't work the top industry jobs.

“When I was a graduate student, I had a wonderful teacher I admired – a woman director, in fact, the only Hollywood director. Her name was Dorothy Arzner. 3,476 more words

Telluride Film Festival Diary, Day 2

9:15 A.M.  Good morning from Telluride!  Looks like today is going to be an action-packed day of moviegoing and talking with filmmakers.  I had to be up for a discussion at the ripe hour of 7:15 A.M. 556 more words

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Review: The Cotton Club (1984)

In 1984 Mario Puzo, author of The Godfather, wrote a story of crime in the seemingly glamorous 1920s New York, and Francis Ford Coppola was hired to direct the film adaption. 384 more words


Pic of the Day: "The Killing" revisited

We close the week with another look at Nikki Arcane, the cool-daddyo sharpshooter of Stanley Kubrick‘s The Killing (1956). Here he is finalizing his crooked deal with Johnny Clay ( 88 more words

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Telluride Film Festival Diary, Day 1

12:45 P.M.:  TGIF, everyone!  I’m headed into a packed day that will have me at some incredible events.  For all those who are really dying to know, here’s the schedule I’ve been given for the festival. 384 more words

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"The greatest and most terrible sight..."

Note: This post is the forty-sixth installment in my author’s commentary for City of Exiles, covering Chapter 45. You can read the earlier installments  864 more words


"Closed for Holidays" and interesting first day away, August 27 2014

Dear all,

this is to let you know that in the coming weeks I will not post about the markets in this blog (well I may post something every time and then…;-). 291 more words