Articles tagged peter bogdanovich

When a Fire Starts to Burn: ‘The Best Film You’ve Never Seen’

Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.

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‘Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris

When he sizzled: This tells of the bittersweet odyssey of “Skylark” Jackie Paris.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream

Initially available only as an exclusive Best Buy box set, Peter Bogdanovich's four-hour documentary on the making of an American rock 'n' roll institution is re-released in a two-disc edition, available anywhere.

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30 Aug 2007 // 3:12 AM

Dedication

It's Henry's movie, and for all his eccentricities and fixations and rages, he's a very conventional man.

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18 Jul 2007 // 11:32 PM

Another Cassavetes heard from: director Zoe

“Columbo’s playing Wiffle ball with me!” Zoe Cassavetes remembers thinking happily, back when she was a little girl in 1970s L.A. There she

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12 Jul 2007 // 3:17 AM

Broken English (2007)

Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.

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6 Nov 2006 // 9:40 PM

Directed by John Ford

Ford's brusque manner is well known, inspiring equal parts fear, respect, and awe among the many interviewees assembled for this look-back at his career and reputation.

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Infamous (2006)

When Truman quite gleefully describes his plan to use 'fictional techniques' to tell his nonfiction story, to shape the Clutter murders as an emblem of cultural malaise, Nelle insists on a knowable distinction between fact and fiction.

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6 Jul 2006 // 3:00 AM

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.

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9 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Thing Called Love: Director’s Cut (1993)

Country music provides a roadmap, guiding the characters away from disillusionment and toward a simpler, more straightforward way of life.

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hustle (2004)

Pete Rose so badly wants people to think he's a good guy that he presents Rose the legend, never Rose the man.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Targets (1968)

Draws parallels between Bobby and Charles Whitman, though there's a much larger issue at stake: the availability of guns, at the root of the rise of violence in America.

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25 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Cat’s Meow (2002)

'The Cat's Meow' insists, you can't go back to the good old days, because they were never so good as you think they were.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

// Sound Affects

""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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