Movie City News Archive for June, 2017

Sofia Coppola Narrates A Scene From The Beguiled And – Choreographing Chase Scenes In Baby Driver

Sofia Coppola Narrates A Scene From The Beguiled And – Choreographing Chase Scenes In Baby Driver

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Jonnie Rosenbaum On “Paranoia Rising,” The Origins And Legacy Of The Conspiracy Thriller

Jonnie Rosenbaum On “Paranoia Rising,” The Origins And Legacy Of The Conspiracy Thriller

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Jason Bailey Chats Up The “Delightful” Errol Morris

“It happened really quickly and we started editing immediately, and it started growing in length – every time we shot, we would add more, and then more, and then it was close to 80 minutes in length and we thought, This is a film. We’ll stop now.” Jason Bailey Chats Up The “Delightful” Errol Morris

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Zoe Kazan As Screen Presence And Public Intellectual

Zoe Kazan As Screen Presence And Public Intellectual

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San Francisco Film Fest Moves Annual Gala To Awards Season

San Francisco Film Fest Moves Annual Gala To Awards Season

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“At times, Bong’s gaze feels pitiless. He is as quick to skewer activists as he is toadying company men and morally abstract upper management. His depictions of meat processing spare no one. Okja may well hold a message for film studios too: despite their displeasure, the ovation the film received at Cannes lasted several minutes.”

“At times, Bong’s gaze feels pitiless. He is as quick to skewer activists as he is toadying company men and morally abstract upper management. His depictions of meat processing spare no one. Okja may well hold a message for film studios too: despite their displeasure, the ovation the film received at Cannes lasted several minutes.”

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What Went Wrong With The MTV News Experiment?

“A high-visibility legacy brand bankrolled by Viacom would publish quality work across various platforms at a time when the industry seemed to be moving towards inane, disposable video content.” What Went Wrong With The MTV News Experiment?

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Murdoch Sky Takeover Bid Referred To British Competition Authorities

Murdoch Sky Takeover Bid Referred To British Competition Authorities

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Producer-Executive E. O. “Doc” Erickson Was 93; Worked On Rear Window, Vertigo, Chintown, Blade Runner, Groundhog Day, The Misfits, Popeye

Producer-Executive E. O. “Doc” Erickson, 93, Worked On Rear Window, Vertigo, Chinatown, Blade Runner, Groundhog Day, The Misfits, Popeye  

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“The New York Times now has more than 2 million digital subscribers, and this new revenue source—$223 million last year—helped turn the company’s fortunes around after it had to be rescued in 2009 by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. While Slim still owns 17% of one class of stock, the company is controlled by another class, owned by the heirs of Adolph Ochs, who bought the paper in 1896.”

“The New  York Times now has more than 2 million digital subscribers, and this new revenue source—$223 million last year—helped turn the company’s fortunes around after it had to be rescued in 2009 by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. While Slim still owns 17% of one class of stock, the company is controlled by another class, owned…

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Kim Morgan On Videodrome

Kim Morgan Gets Into Videodrome

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Hannibal Buress Pays Impostor To Attend Spider-Man Premiere

Hannibal Buress Pays Impostor To Attend Spider-Man Premiere

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Self-Portraiture By Audrey Tautou

Self-Portraiture By Audrey Tautou

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Academy Elects New Board Of Governors

Academy Adds New Governors, Including Whoopi Goldberg, Mandy Walker, Kimberly Peirce,  David Linde, Larry Karaszewski

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Jim Jarmusch On Showing Godard’s Contempt Outdoors In Brooklyn

Jim Jarmusch On Showing Godard’s Contempt Outdoors In Brooklyn

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Edgar Wright, Once More, On Soundtracking Baby Driver

Edgar Wright, Once More, On Soundtracking Baby Driver

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Cinematographer Lyle Vincent On Shooting Bad Batch In Desert Wilds

Cinematographer Lyle Vincent On Shooting Bad Batch In Desert Wilds

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MSNBC Fires Fox News Hire Greta Susteren

MSNBC Fires Fox News Hire Greta Susteren

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Lana Wachowski Announces Finale Episode Of “Sense8″

Lana Wachowski Announces Finale Episode Of “Sense8″

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Trump Intends To Add GOP Lawyer To FCC Vacancy

Trump Intends To Add GOP Lawyer To FCC Vacancy

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“The word I have fallen in love with lately is ‘Hellenic.’ Greek in its mythology. So while everyone is skewing towards the YouTube generation, here we are making two-and-a-half-hour movies and trying to buck the system. It’s become clear to me that we are never going to be a perfect fit with Hollywood; we will always be the renegade Texans running around trying to stir the pot. Really it’s not provocation for the sake of being provocative, but trying to make something that people fall in love with and has staying power. I think people are going to remember Dragged Across Concrete and these other movies decades from now. I do not believe that they will remember some of the stuff that big Hollywood has put out in the last couple of years. You’ve got to look at the independent space to find the movies that have been really special recently. Even though I don’t share the same world-view as some of my colleagues, I certainly respect the hell out of their movies which are way more fascinating than the stuff coming out of the studio system.”
~ Dallas Sonnier

“My first objective relationship in life was with the camera. I didn’t understand anything but then I realized the camera is my friend. It doesn’t lie to me. It doesn’t manipulate me. It only reports what I’m doing. And therefore, for me to work with a camera and the camera to be directed by an artist, a craftsman, someone who knows what he or she wants, I couldn’t ask for anything more.”
~ Elliot Gould