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https://www.kinolorber.com/film/filmworker

You don’t have to be a filmmaker to gorge on the feast that is Filmworker and still hope for seconds… 786 more words

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The Star Child Is 50 Years Old!

THIS YEAR MARKS THE 50TH anniversary of the release of Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick’s iconic science-fiction movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as the birth of the iconic space baby that changed the face of the genre. 71 more words

Youtube clip: The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (1895) - 1st Film Edit - Alfred Clark | Thomas Edison

Some of the very first films were shock cinema.  “The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots” is exact proof of this.  It is the first known example of film editing for dramatic effect and, let’s just say, the movie was a… 85 more words

How Would The Blues Brothers Fare Today?

If you remember back to late 2016, the internet was hotly debating the topic of cultural appropriation. The conversation was centered around La La Land, the latest movie to signal a resurgence of musicals that’s failed to take off any of the last six times in the previous 15 years it’s been pegged as the next big genre because of one movie’s success. 623 more words

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Ignites PBS

“Any girl can look glamorous…all she has to do is stand still and look stupid.”–Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000)

Screen queen Hedy Lamarr (Algiers, … 862 more words

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Film Review: 'Filmworker' – Meet Leon Vitali, the Hidden Figure Behind Stanley Kubrick

How far would you go to be able to work with someone you admire? Would you give up your own promising career in the spotlight only to disappear behind the scenes, without getting any credits despite the painful amount of blood, sweat and tears you put into your work? 1,338 more words

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

I love this film because of its unequivocal message to man. Earth, get your act together or you will be destroyed! If your inability to understand the gravity of your nuclear capability bleeds over into the galaxy, we will end this planet’s existence. 895 more words

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