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The Red Shoes is an Incredible Film with Feminist Insight

I went to a special event showing of The Red Shoes in reel to reel 35 mm film format at an old theater on the weekend. 544 more words

Female Empowerment

Blu-ray review: The Tales of Hoffman

Starring: Moria Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Frederick Ashton
Director: Powell and Pressburger

Powell and Pressburger’s sumptuous Technicolor adaptation of Offenbach’s operetta – in which the poet hero chases various unattainable women, to little avail – has some brilliant moments, as when Frederick Ashton’s Cochenille unrolls a carpet which reveals a trompe l’oeil staircase, or, for that matter, whenever Moira Shearer is on screen. 330 more words


The Tales of Hoffmann - "Glorious colour and dreamlike landscapes are simply mesmerising..."

“I have to say”, says Director Michael Powell prior to working on The Tales of Hoffmann, “I didn’t know much about the opera”. That makes both of us Mr Powell. 690 more words

Film Review

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes (1948)

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

A stunning film for anyone who loves dance and film combined :D ! I was not expecting much from this movie as it was just by chance that I watched it at all. 124 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Carl Laemmle, film mogul & producer (1867-1939)
Tomorrow morning see the work of Carl Laemmle in Show Boat (1936) at 6:00AM (ET)

Mack Sennett, director & actor (1880-1960) 19 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays