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Spielberg (2017): New Trailer For Documentary About Steven Spielberg

Featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Martin Scorsese, Christian Bale and Tom Hanks – to name just a few; Spielberg is a new Susan Lacy directed documentary about the highly respected director Steven Spielberg’s career… I’ll watch to learn more about Spielberg, of course.

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Best Director - 1971

Official Nominations: William Freidkin. Peter Bogdanovich. Norman Jewison. Stanley Kubrick. John Schlesinger.

One of the finest and most difficult list of nominees to choose from this year. 465 more words

The Oscars

Film #636: The Divine Lady (1929)

First of all, an apology for neglecting this blog for so long, but my duties elsewhere prevented me from returning to every nominee which is frustrating for a number of reasons. 857 more words

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The Beguiled (2017)

Cementing Sofia Coppola’s position as the second woman in history to win ‘Best Director’ at Cannes Film Festival, The Beguiled is a stunning exploration of repressed female sexuality against the backdrop of the American Civil War. 411 more words

Thoughts On

Film #635: Morocco (1930)

In a prior post, I discussed how Clarence Brown was entrusted in turning Greta Garbo from a silent star to a movie star in the talkie era; something he did wonderfully with Anna Christie. 1,136 more words

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Film #634: My Man Godfrey (1936)

I find it interesting reading up on some of the directors on this list especially as their backgrounds explain some of the decisions they make in their Oscar-nominated pictures. 1,019 more words

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Film #633: Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

In my last post I talked about how Clarence Brown earned his nomination for directing two movies and indeed it’s rare for anyone to be given two Oscar nods in the directing category in the same year. 1,065 more words

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