Articles tagged shooting stars

Asquith’s 1928 ‘Shooting Stars’ Is ‘The Player’ of Its Day

Half-affectionate and half-critical, Shooting Stars mines both comedy and drama from the workings of the studio and the machinations of movie-making at this time.

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Shooting Stars: Drugs, Hollywood, and the Movies by Harry Shapiro

One of the weaknesses of this otherwise very readable history is Shapiro's decision not to look at the metaphorical function of illegal drugs in movies. He is altogether too literal.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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