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Streaming movies and television are all the rage. 334 more words
Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Starring: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Alive Roberts. Germany / Austria. 1h 49m
This iconic film is deeply based on Frank Wedekind’s play “Lulu”, and despite it not being popular at the time of release, it now remains; nearly 90 years after its release; one of Europe’s silent cinema’s crowning achievements. 456 more words
Hollywood costumer designer Gilbert Adrian once stated “Who would have thought that my entire reputation as a designer would rest on Joan Crawford’s shoulders?!” Perhaps an overstatement and a bid at modesty by the celebrated designer but not entirely untrue. 902 more words
Now there’s a question I’ve been pondering for a while. An avid film buff, in fact a self-described movie snob, I have long felt myself under a certain obligation to appreciate the films of Ingmar Bergman, the legendary Swedish auteur, famed for his bleak, pessimistic dramas. 664 more words