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December 2023/January-February 2024 Viewing Diary

The Golden Bachelor Watched – in great hilarity – with Karen and Allison during a raucous sleepover, and Carol pulled up on FaceTime. So we could watch together. The whole thing is so ridiculous. Maestro (2023; d. Bradley Cooper) I … Continue reading

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Memos from David O. Selznick

Excerpts from the addictive Memo from David O. Selznick : The Creation of “Gone with the Wind” and Other Motion Picture Classics, as Revealed in the Producer’s Private Letters, Telegrams, Memorandums, and Autobiographical Remarks, part of the Modern Library “The … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Battleship Potemkin

Speaking of Soviet art and Soviet films: This is a great poster.

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Billy Wilder on The Best Film He Has Ever Seen

Excerpt from Conversations with Wilder: “Which is the best picture I have ever seen? My answer always is Battleship Potemkin by Eisenstein.”

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