Tag Archives: Ray Milland

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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Podcast: The Last Thing I Saw: Focus on Billy Wilder

It was so much fun appearing on Nicolas Rapold’s “The Last Thing I Saw” to discuss Billy Wilder. The other guests were Farran Smith Nehme (a good friend of mine), and Steven Mears. The inspiration to discuss Billy Wilder was … Continue reading

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Vicious Circles

From Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend: such a creative way to show the progression of the boozy night, and the intensifying drunkenness of our alcoholic main character (Ray Milland).

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“Audrey Wilder’s Recipe for the Perfect Martini”

(as told to Cameron Crowe, in his book-length interview with Audrey’s husband, Billy Wilder:) “I use a bitters bottle … and I do it by eye. I pour enough vodka for one or two martinis, then add the vermouth. These … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Dial M for Murder

There are certain movie posters I want to have on my wall, because they’re works of art, and I find them pleasing to look at. There are others, like the Funny Games poster somewhere below, that I think are incredible … Continue reading

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