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The Year of Gimmicky Filmmaking

Last year’s Oscar race for Best Picture essentially came down to two contenders: Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and BoyhoodBirdman gained attention because of its unconventional camerawork, which made it appear as though the plot unfolds in one, unbroken shot.  1,290 more words

Profiles in Dementia: Miss Daisy of "Driving Miss Daisy"

Driving Miss Daisy, the 1990 Academy Award-winning movie, is one of those rare movies that is both expansive and intimate as we take a journey through 25 years of the elderly life of Miss Daisy. 542 more words

Practical & Loving Caregiving

Uhry: Driving Miss Daisy (w/ James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury) (Dir: David Esbjornson) [PBS]

PBS has a recording of Driving Miss Daisy, directed by David Esbjornson starring James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury and Boyd Gaines.

Viewers outside the U.S. can use a vpn service like Hola to view PBS content. 7 more words


Acting out in Ambler

The Act II Playhouse artistic director discusses the 2015-2016 season                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The room may be small, but the laughs can be huge.

That’s the dual appeal of the Act II Playhouse, according to artistic director Tony Braithwaite. 667 more words


Journey from Gillgan’s Island: The Life After with Dawn Wells

Dawn Wells has achieved many things since her successful role on the 1964 Gilligan’s Island sitcom.

Gilligan’s Island portrays the story of seven men and women stranded on an island after a storm. 429 more words

Joanna, Angela, the Mummy, and Me

I have never truly regretted anything I’ve ever done in my life. Sure, I wish that things had gone differently at some points, or that I had tried to do certain bits and pieces of life that I’ve put on hold, but I don’t really concern myself with them. 2,648 more words


'Driving Miss Daisy'

PBS’ “Great Performances” series presents a filmed version of Alfred Uhry’s stage play about the relationship between a black chauffeur (James Earl Jones) and an aging Southerner (Angela Lansbury). 6 more words