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Book Review: Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert

Posted by Laura Grande August 14, 2014 0 Comment 4312 views

Now’s the time to get familiar with the work of Roger Ebert, if you aren’t already. Awake in the Dark – The Best of Roger Ebert is a great place to start.

In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

Posted by Laura Grande August 12, 2014 0 Comment 4569 views

Thank you Robin Williams, for being a familiar and constant source of comfort and joy for all us.

Book Review: Sharon Tate: Recollection

Posted by Laura Grande June 12, 2014 0 Comment 5053 views

A stunning new coffee table book Sharon Tate: Recollection chronicles the brief life of the beautiful ingenue.

Book Review: Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of New Hollywood

Posted by Laura Grande May 1, 2014 0 Comment 3866 views

Pictures at a Revolution is an engrossing, thoroughly-researched collection of behind-the-scenes stories and celebrity revelations.

Book Review: George Hurrell’s Hollywood

Posted by Laura Grande April 8, 2014 0 Comment 5915 views

For every glossy Hollywood portrait we admire in magazines, we have George Hurrell to thank. Now we can thank him while enjoy the new, stunning coffee-table book George Hurrell’s Hollywood.

Book Review: Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait

Posted by Laura Grande April 7, 2014 3 Comments 12295 views

Every so often an actress of a certain caliber graces the silver screen and almost instantly cements her status as the “real deal” — a genuine talent in possession of an equally alluring presence. Vivien Leigh, like any person who spends their life in the public eye, definitely had her detractors — those who considered […]

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Posted by Laura Grande March 31, 2014 0 Comment 6760 views

Praise for Howard Hawks’ implausible and preposterous masterpiece, Bringing Up Baby.

Book Review: The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

Posted by Laura Grande March 13, 2014 0 Comment 4285 views

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made is more about the evolution of a strangely compelling friendship than it is about the making of a cult classic.

9 Memorable Oscar speeches

Posted by Laura Grande February 28, 2014 3 Comments 5571 views

As we count down the days leading up to the 2014 Oscar ceremony, here’s a look back at some of the more memorable Oscar speeches.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Posted by Laura Grande January 14, 2014 0 Comment 5612 views

Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard rightfully remains a revered piece of cinematic history.

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