If "Rififi" seems familiar, it isn't because it copies other heist films, but because it was the first movie to transform a burglary into a work of art. Numerous films that followed copied from it, intentionally or not. Even the number of robbers - ... San Francisco Chronicle, 1 month ago
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Sundays may be a wan, stuff shadow of a robust Saturday or a day of forced leisure for folks who have no aptitude for leisure, but a weekend is still a weekend. The pleasure of a Friday night, the knowing the burdens of work week have a brief ...BlackBook, 5 days ago 31 Films to See This Weekend: Chris Marker, Paul Thomas Anderson, David Lynch + More BlackBook, 1 week ago
Music Box Theatre welcomes back Noir City: Chicago, a festival showcasing films produced immediately after World War II, from August 29 to September 4, 2014. This year's installment offers an international spin with films such as Akira Kurosawa's ...Examiner.com, 6 days ago
***MONDAY, AUGUST 25*** [embedded content] NORTHERN PURSUIT, Raoul Walsh Anthology Film Archives This Raoul Walsh-Errol Flynn collaboration (one of seven films they would make together) was scripted by Alvah Bessie, who as a member of the ...BlackBook, 1 week ago
Stories of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and '50s are, by now, well known. Many books, articles and documentaries exist about the lives of actors, screenwriters and directors who the studios deemed unemployable because of their association -- ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
Jeff Panis Maximillian Potter based Shadows in the Vineyard on a 6,000-word piece he had written for Vanity Fair. We know from prison movies that inmates who really ought to be spending their time hatching plots to amend their lives are more likely ...Boston Globe, 1 month ago
For whether they were genre classics like the Dassin films or wore their social consciousness on their sleeves, these films were infused with the expatriate experience of the rootless outsider looking in, searching for a home. As often as not ...Los Angeles Times, 1 month ago
Today's featured Prix de Beunos-Aires (Gr. II, €120,000 purse, 12 starters) was over the marathon distance of 4150 meters (just over 2-1/2 miles). The 52 to 1 rank outsider Quarlos (10m Las de Viretaute-Cette Abgevire-Workaholic) rallied late from ...Harnesslink, 1 month ago
UCLA's Film and Television Archive will be hosting a Hollywood hero at the Billy Wilder Theater. Norma Barzman, a screenwriter who fled to Francewhen theHouse Un-American Activities Committee hunted down communists from the major studios in the ...UCLA News, 1 month ago Blacklisted writer Norma Barzman to kick off UCLA film series Miami Herald, 1 month ago
Johannes Vermeer, The Concert Courtesy Wikipedia 1 Johannes Vermeer, The Concert Stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston in 1990 in a nighttime heist, in which a security guard made the most expensive mistake in the ...MSNBC Newsweek, 1 month ago
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