Monthly Archives: September 2016

323 Great Directors: Kenneth Lonergan

“Teenagers all think their life is a movie. If you break up with someone or you have a fight, you walk around with movie scores playing in your head. You sort of see yourself suffering as you’re suffering. There’s a lot of melodrama attached to the real events of your life.” Continue reading

1937 in Review


Nominees that didn’t make it:
10. Captains Courageous-some people like this sort of thing, they are mad
9. Life of Emile Zola-biopics are fun!
8. 100 Men and a Girl-blah, Deanna Durbin
7. In Old Chicago-harmlessly dumb
6. The Good Earth-looks gorgeous, if only the racist casting would stop talking

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325 Great Directors: Dusan Makavejev

“It’s very difficult to say what makes you get involved in movies. You just see so many movies that at some point it becomes part of your life. As soon as you see ten, they become part of you. Movies always follow us as reference material or as some kind of dreamlike material for dealing with things we don’t understand in our lives. Movies give us solutions, or provide a whispering commentary on what is happening around us.” Continue reading