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Peeping Tom (1960)

More than a decade after his back to back classics The Red Shoes & Black Narcissus, British director Michael Powell nearly sank his prestigious career with a seedy horror film about a psychotic cameraman with a very peculiar sort of bloodlust (emphasis on “lust”). 978 more words

Brandon Ledet

FEATURE: Rare ballet shoes are a "pointe" of interest as auction house prepares for bids - June 2015

Forget the glass slippers, ballet princesses wear pointe shoes… 

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world. This is a particularly appropriate statement to attribute to the footwear of ballerinas. 913 more words

Ballet

The Tales of Hoffmann

THE TALES OF HOFFMANN

Review: A poet who reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past. These three women are a mechanical performing doll; a Venetian courtesan and a consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. 110 more words

Fantasy

[Last Film I Watch] The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) [5/10]

Title: The Tales of Hoffmann
Year: 1951
Country: UK
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Music
Directors:
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger
Writers:
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger… 502 more words

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April 07, 2015 at 10:52AM

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The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell

UK, 1951

Cornerhouse, 29 March 2015

This is an extraordinary film still, being chockfull of elegant, sensual dancing; myriad deliciously decadent scenes and situations; as well as some fraught moments where evil – luxuriant vice – seems to triumph. 222 more words

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