Tag Archives: John Cazale

April 2022 Viewing Diary

When I first got the Raging Bull gig, I began a re-watch of all the Scorsese-De Niro movies – at least the ones clustered around that period. I grew up on these films. These movies were huge to me as … Continue reading

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March 2022 Viewing Diary

I’m going along my own viewing way, and then I get a gig, and everything changes. You can tell when it happens. Not announcing this gig yet, and will not be confirming or denying anything. The viewing diary is what … Continue reading

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This moment

Instantly recognizable at a glance. Oh, Fredo. Why.

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March 2019 Viewing Diary

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (2017; d. Catherine Bainbridge) Mum came and visited me and we watched this amazing documentary about the contributions Native Americans have made to music. It starts with Link Wray. I loved this documentary … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Seen Recently

Black Swan It’s tough being a girl. Especially if you’re in a Darren Aronofsky movie. Once I realized that Black Swan was in no way, shape, or form a “dance movie”, I was able to actually see the damn thing. … Continue reading

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“I am really happy the doc is even getting out on DVD. Y’know, for a forty minute short to come out on DVD is not an every day occurrence.”

A wonderful interview with Richard Shepard, director of the HBO documentary I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale. Five films. Is it possible that John Cazale only made five films? I have written before (here and elsewhere) about the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Doc About John Cazale

Well, well, this is thrilling news. There’s a new documentary called I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale, which had its debut at Sundance and should premiere on HBO. How thrilling. Interviews with all the people who knew this … Continue reading

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