Category Archives: Film

Picture

“Beautiful journalism,” John Huston said about Lillian Ross’ book Picture. A probing insight into filmmaking, one of the most authentic and accurate documentations of how Read More

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Editorial: In Space No One Can Hear You Scream

Forty years ago today, one of the sci-fi defining films, Ridley Scott’s “Alien” had its premiere, introducing audiences to one of cinema’s greatest sci-fi characters. Read More

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The Enduring Allure of the West and of the Western Style

The great frontier always drew dreamers. I am not an American, but I am a dreamer. And I’ve always considered the Western as one of the greatest adventure movies. Jane Fonda in “Comes a Horseman” Read More

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Editorial: We’ll Always Have the Laughs

In “Teacher’s Pet” (1958), one of the best comedies of all time, Doris Day and Clark Gable bring out the best humour out of each other. Read More

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A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood

A Life in Movies, by Irwin Winkler, paints an intimate, straightforward, complex portrait of what it is like to be a producer in Hollywood and of how movies get made. But Winkler is not just another producer. Read More

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