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Best Collaborative Performance - a nuanced Oscar for a modern problem

I often find that modern problems are still approached with black and white solutions. As adults, we know that life is often gray and there are seldom two definitive choices to pick from. 160 more words

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David Lowery: “What I always expect of my work, is that it has a certain degree of integrity to it”

First there was his breakthrough film, the outlaw tale “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” (2013), which put him on the map. Then, after his remake of “Pete’s Dragon” (2016), shot in New Zealand, and starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford, he was all set to join the A list of filmmakers. 3,430 more words

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Academy Announces New President

From Panarmenia.net….Cinematographer John Bailey is the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Associated Press reports.

The organization’s board of governors elected Bailey to a one-year term late Tuesday, August 8. 111 more words

Mother! Gets Another Trailer

Heretofore not much information has been released about Darren Aronofsky's horror film Mother. The trailer released on Tuesday shows a lot more.

Tough Women, Tough Watch- 20th Century Women Film Review

There comes a film once in a while that makes you get up and think about what if? That is how 20th Century Women is. Mike Mills who has directed the film last made The Beginners with a star cast including Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer who ended up winning both the Golden Globe and Academy Awards for his role. 205 more words

In Memory: "Doubt is a very important trait. Out of doubt comes... "

“Doubt is a very important trait. Out of doubt comes thinking, decisions, choices. We learn stuff. We learn to make mistakes. Or not to.”

— Martin Landau, 1928-2017, actor, Goodbye in 2017, Academy Award for his supporting role performance as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994).


Sardar Sampuran Singh kalra "Gulzar"

In 1963 during the making of  “Bandini”  by Bimal Roy Shailendra who was writing the lyrics for the songs had an  altercation with music director SD Burman. 210 more words