A Place in the Sun (1951) directed by George Stevens and based on the book An American Tragedy, tells the story of outsider George Eastman. 624 more words
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Elia Kazan’s WILD RIVER (1960)begins with a snippet of documentary so shockingly raw — a man describing how he lost all his children in a flood of the Tennessee River — that it seems indecent to tie it to a fictional drama, no matter how much time has passed between the original event and the movie’s date of production (certainly more than twenty years). 482 more words
"Sister is the sensible twin, she see things in black and white. Monty sees all the colours." Nurse Wilke
Despite my ever growing number of years on this planet, I am still surprised when people see things as black or white, and who, despite their number of years on this planet, never seem to deviate from what, in my mind, is a rather simplistic view. 1,015 more words
Welcome to another edition of TINTYPE TUESDAY! This week: a slightly early 95th-birthday tribute to Montgomery Clift.
Before Stanley Kubrick began telling stories with moving pictures, he told them with still-lifes, as a $50-a-week photojournalist for 487 more words