“They had a story written that at times impinged on the truth, but not very often.” –Richard Rodgers (re Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s filming of the 1948 Rodgers & Hart biopic WORDS AND MUSIC) 121 more words
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Welcome for the fourth time to the 31 Days of Oscars Blogathon redux, making this the fifth installment of our grand celebration of all things Oscar! 355 more words
The Producer!!! Over 249 IMDB credits. No one has had more impact on film since 1928 than Daryl Zanuck. He’s produced some of the most iconic films ever, including All About Eve which was the first film to receive 14 Oscar nominations, only one other film has accomplished such acclaim . 123 more words
While in Lyon, France we visited the Lumiere Museum on the site where cinematography was born, the museum presents the story of the Lumière Brothers’ inventions thanks to projections and interactive features on four floors of the Château Lumière, the home of Antoine, father of the two famous inventors.
To say that Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman 23 Quai de Commerce 1080 Bruxelles is not for everyone is simply to recognize that its downbeat subject, relentlessly slow pace, three-and-a-half hour running time and immersion in everyday detail are just about the negation of everything movies are supposed to provide. 450 more words