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BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY (2017) review

written by: Alexandra Dean
produced by: Alexandra Dean, Katherine Drew and Adam Haggiag
directed by: Alexandra Dean
rated: not rated
runtime: 90 min.
U.S. release date: April 23, 2017 (Tribeca Film Festival) and January 19-25, 2018 (Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL) 1,016 more words

The 2017 TCM Film Festival: Revisiting Adventures in Paradise — Part V

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time for my next entry in my ongoing look at this year’s Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. 665 more words

TCM Film Festival

In Memory: “America once had the clarity of the pioneer axe.”

“America once had the clarity of the pioneer axe.”

Robert Osborne, 1932-2017, actor, film critic and historian, Goodbye in 2017

Author

Bombshell: the Heddy Lamarr Story (Seth Shire)

December 2, 2017.  Multiple marriages, frequency hopping, scandals, dehydrated Coca Cola, nudity, a villa in Aspen, drug addiction, guided missiles, GPS, wi-fi, Bluetooth and one of the most iconic and beautiful actresses in Hollywood, from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, all come together in director Alexandra Dean’s fascinating new documentary, “Bombshell: the Hedy Lamarr Story.” Dean has created a kaleidoscopic portrait of Lamarr, both as a drop dead gorgeous movie star and as an important inventor, whose work was the basis for guided missiles during World War II, wi-fi, Bluetooth technology, GPS and secure military communications to this day. 290 more words

Documentary

That's Entertainment! III (1994) - reviewed by George

This film is much more original than the first two entries. First, chronology is not that important, and second, a lot of the material is from the vaults and has never been seen by us common folks before. 353 more words

Movies

Turner Classic Movies: TCM Remembers Robert Osborne- 1932-2017

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review

How I do I talk about Robert Osborne, how do I talk about a man I don’t personally know who wasn’t an actor or a famous celebrity really for anyone who wasn’t an entertainer or an entertainment historian and writer who works with people like Osborne who was of course not just a film and Hollywood historian, but one of the best and most knowledgeable of his generation if not ever. 534 more words

Hollywood

Turner Classic Movies: TCM Remembers Robert Osborne- 1932-2017

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review

How I do I talk about Robert Osborne, how do I talk about a man I don’t personally know who wasn’t an actor or a famous celebrity really for anyone who wasn’t an entertainer or an entertainment historian and writer who works with people like Osborne who was of course not just a film and Hollywood historian, but one of the best and most knowledgeable of his generation if not ever. 534 more words

Hollywood