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Sunday, June 24 2012

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Six

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part six features Piper Laurie, Ewan MacGregor and more...


Thursday, August 18 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 6: Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli

Today runs the gamut. Hollywood to indie art house, female perspective to male, screwball comedy to chamber drama. The odyssey from Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli will provide illumination on how film's first special effects were used, how two brothers presciently preceded reality TV in the Hamptons, and why some directors prefer to work about once a decade on average...


Thursday, March 25 2010

A Hundred or More Hidden Things: The Life and Films of Vincente Minnelli

It was Judy Garland’s affinity for the absurd that triggered Vincent Minelli’s idea for a film version of The Pirate, a rakish story that would employ Garland, Gene Kelly, and a very strange song composed by Cole Porter.


Reviews

Saturday, December 31 1994

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952/2002)

PULL.


Blogs

Thursday, August 7 2014

'Kismet' Is a Mix of 'Arabian Nights' and Hollywood

Warner Archive has offered up a version of the 1955 version of "Kismet", which contrasts nicely with its 1944 counterpart.


Tuesday, May 15 2012

This Day in Pop: 1958 - Lerner and Loewe's 'Gigi' Opens

This Vincente Minnelli-directed Lerner and Loewe movie musical is often considered the last great big screen MGM musical production.


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