Category Archives: Classics

World Advent : Day 4

The Film: 悪い奴ほどよく眠る [The Bad Sleep Well] – (Japan) If you’ve read through Celluloid and Leftovers you can see that I am a huge Kurosawa fan. I’ve written about his collaborations with Toshiro Mifune which are some of my favorite foreign … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 18

The Films: 6 from Toshirō Mifune & Akira Kurosawa I thought it was important to highlight two of my favorite people in foreign film. There are a few reasons they’re on the list but the strongest of those reasons is … Continue reading

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Download Scripts of Award Contenders

Download scripts of award contenders: “Anonymous” by John Orloff (Sony) “The Artist” by Michel Hazanavicius (The Weinstein Company) “Beginners” by Mike Mills (Focus Features) “Bridesmaids” by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig (Universal) “Cars 2” by Ben Queen; Story by John … Continue reading

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The Notorious Mission Impossible:II

Did You Know ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ is a Remake of Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’? Here, Have a Look… By: Brad Brevet Another psychological element in Notorious missing from MI:II was Alicia’s past with both men and alcohol. Two things which greatly complicated … Continue reading

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Happy Halfway-To-Christmas Day!

Holiday If you’ve seen The Philadelphia Story and you’re hoping for another Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn charmer be forewarned — that casual cool isn’t in this one. It leans toward the melodramatic but there is a lot to enjoy. … Continue reading

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What makes Hitchcock’s Films Great: An Animated Recipe

Hitch from Felix Meyer, Pascal Monaco, and Torsten Strer on Vimeo via Brain Pickings

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Adventures in Netflix II

More Adventures… I’ll start out with a series I only partially watched on TV but as Netflix recommended it to me, and I decided to write a review to warn others, I’m including it in this roundup. Downton Abbey Shallow … Continue reading

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