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The Best Non-Best Pictures

Taking a break from the book covers to re-post this from our family blog for Hollywood’s biggest night.

Tonight’s the big night: the Oscars. But I dedicate this final post of the 2017 Oscar season to the bridesmaids who could never be the bride. 560 more words


Day 55: Citizen Kane

By all accounts this is still considered one of the greatest films ever. Unfortunately I wasn’t greatly impressed – it was ok. I expect when it was released back in 1941 it was “terrific”, but to me there are better films and more engaging stories.

Danish Poster for 'Citizen Kane', Orson Welles, USA, 1941

1946 Danish poster for CITIZEN KANE (Orson Welles, USA, 1941)

Artist: unknown

Poster source: Posteritati

The Danish title translates as “The Big Man.”

via Movie Poster of the Day


Gamechanging Original Screenplays

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There’s a great joke on 30 Rock about a fictional biopic being made “starring Julia Roberts, directed by Martin Scorcese, and written by the world’s greatest screenwriter, whoever that is.” Even though most films start with a script, writers are often the hermits of Hollywood, Gollums that creep out from their caves every once in a while to deposit rumpled, typed pages in better-manicured hands. 1,592 more words

Academy Awards

Movie Reviews: "Citizen Kane" and the Cinematography of the Non-spectacular

Fantastic cinematography in motion pictures is often thought of as that which captures gorgeous sweeping landscapes, a myriad of perfectly combined colors and light, and cleanly edited scenes; yet, Welles’  1,177 more words

English Posts

Citizen Kane icons

Good news! We put together the whole schematic on a whiteboard (to be exact, it was a wall and one whiteboard…). Everyone got a section to put it on computer and make it more detailed as well, and I volunteered to get everyones and make it into one big piece. 513 more words

Group Project

Street Art Sculptures on show at the Unit 5 Gallery

A showcase of street art sculpture at the Unit 5 Gallery on Hackney Road brought together some of the World’s best street artists who have showcased their works in 3D. 414 more words

Street Art