Category Archives: Film

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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Translating Hollywood: The World of Movie Posters

Translating Hollywood The World of Movie Posters

“Only the Japanese poster hints at Belle du jour‘s erotic nature by showing thumbnail stills. The two painted portraits of the actress (Czech and French) showcase Deneuve’s beauty, though little else.”   Movie posters for the sake of selling and … Read More

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Made in Milan

Martin Scorsese Giorgio Armani documentary

Martin Scorsese and Giorgio Armani   In 1990, a Martin Scorsese short documentary about Giorgio Armani, titled Fatto a Milano (Made in Milan) was released to little fanfare and had been practically forgotten until it was brought back to the … Read More

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Three Great Books Adapted to Three Favourite Summer Films

Three of the best movie adaptations from books

  As François Truffaut says in his book, The Films in My Life, when he talks about Otto Preminger’s Bonjour Tristesse, “I will spare the reader the usual speech about faithful or unfaithful adaptation”. I watched and loved all three … Read More

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