Movie City Indie Archive for April, 2015

Harvey Weinstein And Mike Fleming Podcast From Tribeca (53’00”)


From WNYC.

Trailering STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (1’49”)

RIP Manoel de Oliveira (16 October 2005)

Manoel de Oliveira © 2015 Ray PrideTwirling his cane in his hands as he listens to praise. He had a cold that day and smiled mildly while waving away more formal photos.

© 2015 Ray Pride

 

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“What Quibi trying to do is get to the next generation of film narrative. The first generation was movies, and they were principally two-hour stories that were designed to be watched in a single sitting in a movie theater [ED: After formats like the nickelodeon]. The next generation of film narrative was television, principally designed to be watched in one-hour chapters in front of a television set. I believe the third generation of film narrative will be a merging of those two ideas, which is to tell two-hour stories in chapters that are seven to ten minutes in length. We are actually doing long-form in bite-size.”
~ Jeffrey Katzenberg

“The important thing is: what makes the audience interested in it? Of course, I don’t take on any roles that don’t interest me, or where I can’t find anything for myself in it. But I don’t like talking about that. If you go into a restaurant and you have been served an exquisite meal, you don’t need to know how the chef felt, or when he chose the vegetables on the market. I always feel a little like I would pull the rug out from under myself if I were to I speak about the background of my work. My explanations would come into conflict with the reason a movie is made in the first place — for the experience of the audience — and that, I would not want.
~  Christoph Waltz