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Stan Lee’s Oscar Campaign: Cameo of the Year!

Stan Lee’s Oscar Campaign from Stan Lee

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Who’s Who in Wonderland?

ALICE is a 19-year-old woman contemplating her future.  An independent soul, she feels trapped in the narrow-minded views of women in aristocratic Victorian London and uncertain how to balance her dreams with other people’s expectations.  Following the death of her beloved father, she attends a garden party with her mother and sister, although, unbeknownst to…

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When Johnny Depp Speaks …

No matter what the character, he has a language all his own …

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“I don’t believe in the Nietzschean notion that what doesn’t destroy you makes you stronger. You see these soldiers come back with PTSD; they’ve been to war and seen death and experienced these existential crises one after the other. There are traumas in life that weaken us for the future. And that’s what’s happened to me. The various slings and arrows of life have not strengthened me. I think I’m weaker. I think there are things I couldn’t take now that I would have been able to take when I was younger.”
~ Woody Allen

“Hitchcock films the story with a wide-eyed, astonished, fascinated, and disturbed camera stare that seems to shudder and tremble every time Hedren is onscreen. Even the director’s cameo—in which he watches Hedren walking down a hotel corridor and then turns back to look at the camera, shamefacedly caught in his own leer—suggests his self-aware sense of visual carnality. The images offer an extraordinary swing between blasts of heat and an eerie chill, sometimes bringing the two together. Even the film’s exterior locations have a fluorescent buzz that captures an ambient sense of derangement.”
~ Richard Brody on Marnie

 

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