Out of respect for Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, I went goggling aeround to learn more about Yul Brynner who played Ramses in Cecil B DeMille’s epic 6 decades ago. Found out more than I bargained for. NSFW gallery after the jump.
Mick LaSalle at the San Francisco Chronicle outlines six factors in cinema that propel a great movie to classic status after the test of time. Doing what I do, I often try to project myself into the future and imagine what, of our current movies, will be of value to later generations… Looking at the […]
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas describe dire developments at the unveiling of USC’s School Of Cinematic Arts (SCA) Complex (photo via Zimbio) No need for me to editorialize. Whether I agree or disagree, these ominous remarks deserve more than an offhand reaction. I will say it’s interesting to see the two men often credited with [...]
The Cinemark Classics series will screen six digitally restored classics at 150 theaters nationwide over the next several weeks. Jaws, August 23rd High Noon, August 30 Dr Zhivago, September 6 Chinatown, September 13 The Bridge on the River Kwai, September 20 The African Queen, September 27 On each day there will be one matinee at […]