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Watching the protagonist of this film is like watching a man climb the highest peak and turn to get his picture taken, only to see him slip and tumble all the way down... while the documentary cameras…
George Stevens the director may not be a name you recognize, but you do know his films. There is the classic Western Shane. Or how about the smoldering tragic romance A Place in the Sun starring Montg…
Written by Moonrise Kingdom cinematographer Barry Braverman, Video Shooter is essentially a textbook for anyone wishing to deal with camerawork in film. In practice, this covers a wide range of behind…
Dying to get your mitts on some overblown swingin' Sixties melodrama?  Look no further than Two Weeks In Another Town whose trailer alone promises Hollywood glamour, emotional mayhem, self destruction…
It really is a great idea, playing up the idea that Shreck was actually a real vampire, and Murnau was the only one who knew. To the rest of the crew, Shreck was just a freaky actor who always stayed …
Set in a world of voiceover artists jockeying for the next big gig, Bell’s film follows her character, Carol, who’s making ends meet (barely) as a vocal coach but who, as the daughter of an industry l…
According to the extras on A Star Is Born (the Deluxe Edition), by the time this film was made in 1954, Judy Garland had already gone through two divorces, had substance abuse problems, had a couple o…
According to Xander Bennett, we're all hacks when it comes to screenwriting.  This theory is intended to be comforting, not insulting, and the sooner we embrace the fact that none of us *really* …
Well kids, you heard it here first: Cassandra French's Finishing School for Boys is going to be the next big thing. If you read it now, you will have the pleasure of sitting in the multiplex one day w…
Until I saw this film, I had no idea what a shockwave the development of the Cinerama format sent through the entire world when it first appeared in the early '50s. In my mind, it was simply the name …
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