this past month i’ve been swamped with helping my mother move and haven’t had much time to make any more posts — but don’t worry i have the images for the next film lined up and ready to go so i’ll be getting to them soon now that everything is over. it’s ‘Sid & Nancy’ by the…
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Body Heat (1981)
From the days when there weren’t a dozen or more producer credits on a film poster…
Blow-Up | Michelangelo Antonioni | 1966
American Mary, the Smurfening. Ha, this is so hilarious to me.
Jonathan Cott: Godard once said that movies are not a way to make money, they’re a way to spend money. Do you think it might be possible that the new technologies will eventually allow young filmmakers to make films again for a reasonable amount of money?
Francis Ford Coppola: Absolutely. Everybody will use it, everybody will make films, everybody will make dreams. That’s what I think is gonna happen. You’ll ship ‘em over to your friend, and he’ll ship one back. I think kids — sixteen- and twenty-year-olds today — I find them extremely bright and idealistic and ready to go. I think that, very shortly, there’s going to be a whole new way to approach things, and the designers and the architects and philosophers and artists are going to be the ones to help lead the society. And they’re the most qualified to do it.
Rolling Stone interview (Issue #365), March 18th, 1982.
Had a chance to see BEHIND THE CANDELABRA on the big screen Friday afternoon. And, um, I’m still more than a bit creeped out by Rob Lowe’s performance as Dr. Jack Startz. (THOSE EYES! 8-)
If one really wanted to start any film off on the wrong note, put 'Based on a true story' or some variation of this at the beginning. I think (know for a fact) audiences in general have seen that enough already and are quite tired of it.