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An Excerpt From F. X. Feeney’s New Bio For Orson Welles’ 100th

“Plainly, his ambitions were grand. My contention is that he was looking to conquer life, not movies, which is what made his movies great in the first place.” An Excerpt From F. X. Feeney‘s New Bio For Orson Welles’ 100th

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The “Birthplace Of British Cinema” Reopens In Central London After 35 Years

“It was an afternoon in late February of 1896 that 54 passersby sat in a small theatre on Regent Street.” The “Birthplace Of British Cinema” Reopens In Central London After 35 Years

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Richard Brody On One From The Heart As A “Masterwork”

Richard Brody On One From The Heart As A “Masterwork”

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Net Profits At Murdoch Print Co, NewsCorp, Drop By Half

Net Profits At Murdoch Print Co, NewsCorp, Drop By Half With – “Five Paradoxes Of A Dying Press”  

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Joss Whedon Sez He Quit Twitter Again So He Has Time To Write

“Ultimately I’m just a rich, straight, white guy. You don’t really change people’s minds through a tweet. You change it through your actions.” Joss Whedon Sez He Quit Twitter Again So He Has Time To Write

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David Lowery Blogs A Sentimental Wrap To End Of NZ Shoot Of Pete’s Dragon

David Lowery Blogs A Sentimental Wrap To End Of NZ Shoot Of Pete’s Dragon

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Jonnie Rosenbaum On “Orson Welles In The 21st Century”

Jonnie Rosenbaum On “Orson Welles In The 21st Century”

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James Gunn, Pleasingly Blunt About Mr. Whedon And Dr. Twitter

“Imagine being a guy, like Joss Whedon, who has committed his life to fandom and to creating the best characters he possibly can, characters he loves, and has spent two years of his life working on a movie, and then has to wake up to this shit on Twitter… Love you all, james” James Gunn,…

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Makers Of Doc About Treatment Of Migrant Workers On Qatar World Cup Stadium Arrested

Makers Of Doc About Treatment Of Migrant Workers On Qatar World Cup Stadium Arrested

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Is Censorship Helping To Create One More Golden Age Of Chinese Cinema?

“If the government wants to create a golden age for film, they should provide a more open and liberal environment for us.” Is Censorship Helping To Create One More Golden Age Of Chinese Cinema?

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Jordan Hoffman Offers Loving Appreciation Of Satyajit Ray’s Restored Apu Trilogy

Jordan Hoffman Offers Loving Appreciation Of Satyajit Ray’s Restored Apu Trilogy

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Apple Wants End To Spotify Free Option, Raising Eyebrow With Justice

Apple Wants End To Spotify Free Option, Raising Eyebrow With Justice

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Comcast Says It Will Hire 5,500 Customer Service Employees Over Several Years

Comcast Says It Will Hire 5,500 Customer Service Employees Over Several Years

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Agata Pyzik “In Praise of Vulgar Feminism”

Agata Pyzik “In Praise of Vulgar Feminism”

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Rose McGowan’s 7 Tips To Fight Sexism In The Film Industry

Rose McGowan‘s 7 Tips To Fight Sexism In The Film Industry

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You Could Win $20,000 Plus The Cape Ann Community Cinema In “Historic Gloucester, Massachusetts”

You Could Win $20,000 Plus The Cape Ann Community Cinema In “Historic Gloucester, Massachusetts”

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Among George Miller’s Consultants For Mad Max Fury Road: “The Vagina Monologues”‘ Eve Ensler

Among George Miller’s Consultants For Mad Max Fury Road: “The Vagina Monologues”‘ Eve Ensler

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“Far from being an incidental character trait, Natasha’s inability to bear children is inextricable from Age of Ultron’s central theme: evolution.”

“Far from being an incidental character trait, Natasha’s inability to bear children is inextricable from Age of Ultron‘s central theme: evolution.”

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Chicago Underground Film Fest “Bar Talks” Moderated By Ray Pride

Where Filmmakers Meet The Audience Moderated By Film Critic Ray Pride The Logan Lounge at Chicago’s Logan Theatre May 13-17, 2015 The Chicago Underground Film Festival, the world’s longest-running underground film festival, presents the fourth edition of “Bar Talks,” presented by Tribeca Flashpoint College, an informal series of talks among local and visiting filmmakers during CUFF….

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Twitter: Short-Term Periscope Piracy Problem; Longterm Media Mess?

Twitter: Short-Term Periscope Piracy Problem; Longterm Media Mess?

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“I was having issues with my script for It’s All About Love, so I called Ingmar Bergman and we ended up talking about everything but the script. He said, “Well, Festen is a masterpiece, so what are you going to do now?” At that point, I had not decided if I was going to make It’s All About Love, so I answered, “Hmmm, I don’t know. Maybe this, maybe that.” There was just a long pause, and then he said, “You’re fucked.” I said, “Well, how can you know?” “Well, Thomas, you always have to decide your next movie before the movie you’re doing presently opens.” And I said, “Why is that?” “Well, two things can happen. One thing is that you fail, and then you’ll feel scared and humiliated. It’ll get into your head. Second, and even worse, you have success, and then you’ll want more of it, or you’ll want to maintain it. But if you decide on your next film while you’re in the middle of editing, it becomes a very nonchalant choice. And then it’s shorter from the heart to the hand.”
~ Thomas Vinterberg

“When the writing is flowing, I am powerful and cheerful and can’t imagine it ever being otherwise. And when the writing becomes blocked, I am crestfallen and palsied, and there, too, I can’t imagine it ever being otherwise. In either case, my visions of the future are at all times characterized by a spurious permanence.”
~ Oliver Sacks To Lawrence Wechsler

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