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The Austin Chronicle
Lights, Camera, Summer
Trumpets blare as we're greeted by the old Warner Brothers logo. Then, fade into the African continent circa 1941 while the orchestral music shifts to a more exotic theme with Arabic undertones.
Sat May 18, 2013
Award-winning 'Anastasia' on library screen
Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents its Friday Night Film Series with screenings Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy Building, 60 Main St./Route 1. The theme for May's films is More Great Dames.
Thu May 09, 2013
Viaggio in Italia (Journey to Italy) - review
Roberto Rossellini's mysterious, gripping and moving Viaggio in Italia - now restored and rereleased - is a cine-ancestor to Antonioni's L'Avventura and Roeg's Don't Look Now.
Wed May 08, 2013
Actor Michael Roberts brings his Hollywood Screams show to Salisbury Playhouse
EVER wondered what it would have been like if it had been Doris Day seducing Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate rather than Anne Bancroft? Or how about Ronald Reagan telling Ingrid Bergman that if she didn't get on that plane in Casablanca she'd regret it: "Maybe not today.
Tue May 07, 2013
Could Charles Boyer have had Ingrid Bergman declared a lunatic? Of course, that needs re-phrasing: Could Mr Gregory Anton have had perfectly sane Mrs Paula Anton 'put away' into an insane asylum? Watching the 2007 Old Vic theater production of Gaslight was a lightbulb moment for me: I knew the film pretty well, but had only ever idly half-thought ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
Journey To Italy: the Italian film that kickstarted the French New Wave
Roberto Rosselini's half-improvised neo-realist masterpiece uses the ruins of Pompeii as an unforgettable metaphor for a marriage In terms of cinema history, Roberto Rossellini 's Journey To Italy is one of the most important films you've never seen.
Thu May 02, 2013
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Anthony Perkins Post Psycho Netflix Film Thoughts
It's very understated, but understandable considering the time. Gives it a classic Hollywood look for it even.