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Edgar Wright Interviews Steven Spielberg About His Film ‘Duel’

When asked to write essays on their favourite Steven Spielberg movie, Edgar Wright jumped on the phone and had a 45-minute discussion with Spielberg about  Duel Photo: Dennis Weaver in…

Coppola: Restoring ‘The Godfather’ to Its Original Glory

He was ‘trying to get it to look like it did at the original screening, when it was only two weeks old, not 20 years old or 50…

Obituary: Ivan Reitman – producer and director (75)

From Ghostbusters to Animal House, to an off-Broadway Lampoon revue that featured John Belushi, Gilda Radner and Bill Murray. Photo: Filmmaker Ivan Reitman poses for a portrait at…

Obituary: Douglas Trumbull – Visual Effects, Director (2001, Close Encounters) ( 79)

The visual effects artist and director was known for his innovative work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Blade Runner Photo: Douglas…

Oliver Stone’s ‘JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass’

Given our current state of affairs, it might be said that Mr. Stone has made a documentary for future generations. They will certainly discover a detailed examination of…

Obituary: Dean Stockwell – Actor (85)

Starting as a child actor, he was also standout in Paris, Texas, Quantum Leap and appeared with Kathern Hepburn, Frank Sinatra and Orson Welles. Photo: Dean Stockwell in…

Trainspotting: Behind the Scenes

Irvine Welsh’s verdict on the script (‘too effete’), the problem with the excrement scene … the cast and crew relive the making of the classic 1996 film Photo:…

‘Rust’ camera crew walked off the set in protest before fatal shooting

These details surrounding the accidental death will not stop the Legion of Twitter Opinionists, but here are some actual facts. Photo: The entrance to a film set where…

The French Connection at 50

Photo: Gene Hackman in The French Connection. Photograph: Allstar/20thCentury Fox/Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar 09 October 2021 | Scott Tobias | The Guardian The advantage of shooting on location is that fiction…

Jim Jarmusch’s Collages Are Ready for Their Close-Up

The filmmaker has been quietly making small, eerie collages on newsprint for 20 years, with faces switched onto other bodies. Photo: “I can work on them anywhere,” Jarmusch…

Curia: New Curated Streamer Forgoes Algorithm

“There’s no algorithm here”: Curia aims to bring the human touch back to at-home viewing with curated collections of films that change monthly. 22 September 2021 | Chris…

Johnny Depp Addresses Cancel Culture

‘It’s so far out of hand now that I can promise you that no one is safe. Not one of you. No one out that door. No one…

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