Feb 242019
Notes on the SHALLOW "Oner" with Cooper and Gaga at the 2019 Oscars

+++ The performance of SHALLOW by Bradford Cooper and Lady Gaga at the 2019 Oscars was captured in a single-shot Steadicam “Oner”. The scene is beautifully sober, with simple backlighting and a staging and camera movement that ends up with a stunning close-up of their two faces. As Lady Gaga recounts to Jimmy Kimmel, Bradford [...]

Mar 262016
Batman v Superman - Sad Affleck meme

A funny take on the actor turned superhero during an obligatory press junket interview. Despite very bad reviews, the DC movie is breaking box office records. watch on YouTube +++

Aug 122014
Oh Captain, my Captain

+++ Hey Robin Williams I salute the intelligence, emotion, generosity of your humor and acting Oh Captain, my captain I thank you for the speed, intuition and poetry of your insights to everything human in Dead Poets Society, Good Morning Vietnam, Deconstructing Harry, The Fisher King, Good Will Hunting, Mork and Mindy, and all the [...]

Sep 022013
BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR stars diss director

In an interview with Marlow Stern for the Daily Beast, the leads of the powerful masterpiece Blue is the Warmest Colors recount a very difficult shoot, very awkward sex scenes, and say that they will not work with director Abdelatif Kechiche again. ————— This follows other reports in the French press from crew complaining about [...]

Jun 232013
Blake Creams Natalie

Blake Edwards throws a pie at Natalie Wood. The great comedic director targets his actress on the set of The Great Race in 1964, as a cream-faced Jack Lemmon looks on. Edwards and Wood reportedly did not get on well during the shoot, so this may have been a cathartic moment for both. Photo by [...]

Apr 052013
The Lone Ranger & Tonto 1949 & 2013

Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, the legend evolves… Tonto gives the Lone Ranger a mask and his name in 1949 TV pilot. They heal a sick horse: http://bit.ly/16rraD3 In the 2013 trailer Tonto becomes the hero http://bit.ly/16rndyp