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The Beginning of an Institution

Prior to the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, there was no governing body, no regulations on the filmmaking industry. Not only was censorship and regulation a concern, but there was no way for those working in films to organize (as in, no unions) or recognize the achievements of outstanding individuals. 672 more words


The Asphalt Jungle is the Greatest Film Noir, closely followed by Vice Squad (1982)

Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz are those jackholes sitting behind you in the theater that just won’t shut up. And their greatest annoyance and crime is how they go on and on about the fricken… 194 more words