Tag: movies

April 6, 2014 /
April 6, 2014 /
April 6, 2014 /
March 10, 2014 /

Do you think the attitude reflected toward women in Busby Berkeley’s films might have had something to do with the fact he was married six times? I’m just asking…

March 10, 2014 /

On using cockeyed camera angles: CAROL REED: I used it so much in The Third Man, however, that I remember William Wyler, after seeing the film, made me the gift of a spirit level. “Carol,” he said, “next time you make a picture, just put it on top of the…

February 9, 2014 /
January 18, 2014 /

Paramount just announced they are going to stop distributing film as film, they are going all digital, as of… NOW. The first studio to jettison an art form of a hundred years standing. I weep. And not because I have hideous allergies that require two forms of eye drops and…

January 16, 2014 /

I admit it; life on set is not all it’s cracked up to be. However, people do develop the most outrageous compensatory behaviors. One actor wiles away the boredom in between set calls by standing starkers in his trailer, arms uplifted, and demands to be dressed head to toe, without…

December 11, 2013 /

Yeppers, I’m almost done with the edit — and my darlin’ is working on a big movie and is working six day weeks in town. So, on our one night, really truly together, all day, all night, Sunday, wonderful Sunday. Dinner and… *** *** Nope, this one! Yes, an evening…

November 20, 2013 /

“If I didn’t have a scratch it was Fred.” Cyd Charisse –