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This Day in Disney History April 24th

1989-Disney Legend Al Milotte dies.

Disney Channel series Mickey Mouse Club premieres.

1991-Television series My Life and Times premieres on ABC.

1992-Hollywood Picture film Passed Away… 38 more words



There are certain stories and subjects that have been filmed so often that any new telling has to account for the audience’s familiarity. The life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England is one such subject. 461 more words


3D, Smell-O-Vision & Indoor Weather: Rating The Best & Worst Movie Theater Innovations

Summer blockbuster season is almost upon us. The months of kicking back in the full-blast air conditioning and watching digitally-created stuff blow up will begin in just a couple of weeks, and at this point, it’s an annual ritual. 3,004 more words


Now and again, when I come across a quotation I particularly like, I bookmark it or write it down to save for possible use in a future post. 430 more words


Stanley Kubrick Archivist Talks About Controversy Around "A Clockwork Orange"

From Ronalds Mezmacs on Vimeo.

In this short video, senior Stanley Kubrick archivist, Richard Daniels, explores the controversy surrounding A Clockwork Orange. Because the film was given an “X” rating, Kubrick decided to open the film in only one theater. 31 more words

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 In late April 1949, Anthony Mann’s M-G-M film noir Side Street filmed on authentic New York City locations for the first ten days of its seven-week schedule, returning briefly to Manhattan in June for retakes. 460 more words

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So they really did it. The fools. They knocked down Milena's apartment

So they really did it. The fools. They knocked down Milena’s apartment block at Schönbrunner Schloßstraße. You would have thought some Austrian Film Institute or government culture department would have protected it for its place in film history. 113 more words