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Robert Osborne 1932-2017

Tweet Film historian Robert Osborne passed away yesterday at the age of 84.

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Mike Nichols On Casting The Graduate: Hoffman a Loser, Redford Not

Tweet Mike Nichols, on casting the role of Benjamin Braddock: “I interviewed hundreds, maybe thousands, of men. Robert [Redford] wanted the part. I said, ‘You can’t play it. You can never play a loser.’ And Redford said, ‘What do you mean? Of course I can play a loser.’ And I said, ‘O.K., have you ever […]

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Anna May Wong Dreams of Becoming a Hollywood Star

Tweet A girl dreamed of movie stardom. Literally dreamed, as she told it years later. “There is a man with short sleeves and a big horn in front of his mouth, shouting, ‘Anna May Wong, now you come downstairs and look like the prince was already approaching — we do a closeup of that!’ … […]

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Hitchcock: The Primacy of Emotion

Tweet Francois Truffaut: Are you in favour of the teaching of cinema in universities? Alfred Hitchcock: Only on condition that they teach cinema since the era of Méliès and that the students learn how to make silent films, because there is no better form of training. Talking pictures often served merely to introduce the theatre […]

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How to End The Birds

Tweet Following the final attack of the birds, the Brenners escape the house—a key scene with the principals that remained to be shot. Hitchcock was still pondering the film’s ending. Should the birds keep up their attack? Why were the birds attacking? Why? The moron millions would want some answer, and he hated tidy answers.

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The Death of God and Violence in the Movies

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