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Ebert's Greats: Leaving Las Vegas & 49 Up

List Item: Watch Roger Ebert’s “The Great Movies”
Progress: 176/409 Title: Leaving Las Vegas
Director: Mike Figgis
Year: 1995
Country: USA

Leaving Las Vegas is one of those movies that many people seem to hold up on internet forums when they are trying to defend Nicolas Cage as an actor. 380 more words

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Michael Apted Turns to Crowdfunding for 'Married in America 3'

Michael Apted is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the third installment of his “Married in America” series.

“Married in America” chronicled the journeys of nine diverse couples wed in 2001 — using a format similar to Apted’s “7 Up” series. 261 more words


...And I will give you the man.

It’s been a long time since I last posted and I feel guilty that what I am about to post… is what I’m about to post. 186 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Coal Miner's Daughter, 1980 (dir. Michael Apted)

Loretta: Doo, sometimes I think you got a washer missing in your brain. I can’t play that thing!
Doolittle: Most people can’t without they learn how first.

Movie Quote Of The Day

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

He had so many ways of climbing the tree house in his head, escaping the madness below, and pulling the ladder up behind him; I was envious. 480 more words


Director of Photography: John Seale

Director: Michael Apted

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Review - Boyhood (2014)

Director: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater

There has never been a film quite like Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. Wanting to make a coming of age film which truly captured the experience of childhood and adolescence, Linklater came up with a bold concept: he would cast a six year old boy, and over the next 12 years follow that character from the beginning of his school life to his leaving for college. 497 more words