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Crisp Precision: Lindsay Crouse in House of Games

Style in film-Lindsay Crouse House of Games

  Her outfits are mannish; her words are enunciated with cold, distant, crisp precision; her presence is uptight and cautious; her sculpted face never crumples. Some have criticized Lindsay Crouse’s performance in House of Games as robotic, a total absence … Read More

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On the Trails of 007

On the Trails of James Bond Issos beach Corfu

  This time last week I was still basking in the sun of Corfu island. I would be lying if I said that the fact that the James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only was partly filmed there didn’t play … Read More

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One Day That Summer: Shirley MacLaine on the Set of “Can Can”

One Day That Summer Shirley MacLaine by Bob Willoughby

  Summer may be over, but the series One Day That Summer continues on the blog with my conversations with photographers and photography collectors to bring you exclusive stories from behind the lens, whether travel photography or pictures from the … Read More

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The Art of Film Posters: Interview with Designer Dylan Haley

Buster Keaton film poster Dylan Haley

Original poster for the Buster Keaton film “The General” (1926), restored and rereleased by Kino Lorber.   About the importance and role of movie posters, I have talked before. That they are meant to talk to the audience before the … Read More

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Simply, Bogart

Bogie A Celebration of the Life and Films of Humphrey Bogart

  Autumn is just one day away (although I am going to ignore that and stretch summer just a touch longer, to the 22nd of September, the official end of summer), so it makes perfect sense to start talking and … Read More

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