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From Breakfast at Tiffany's to John Wick, a brief history of dogs and cats on the silver screen

Last weekend, the venerable Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show included something never before seen in its august, 140-year history: Cats. The event featured a feline meet-the-breeds display, and a cat agility course. 564 more words

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When it comes to a movie's ideal run time, you won't know it until you check your watch

Whenever a room full of film critics sits down to a screening, someone will invariably ask, “Does anyone know the running time?”

And someone will invariably know the answer. 848 more words

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The Artist (2011)

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (IMDb)

While its compellingly tragic lead bemoans the death of silent film, the film itself showcases its unique (in today’s age) beauty, most notably in its incredible transformative score, impacting emotive acting, and excellent visual storytelling (the newspaper montages look amazing). 32 more words