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Daily Archives: May 15, 2014

France and the United States have always had an interesting history and relationship with each other, not only as countries, but also with film. There has always been kind of a fascinating back and forth between the two basically since the beginning of cinema (which, as a reminder, was actually created in France). If it weren’t for the First World… Read more »

15 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists

Billy Wilder was born in Austria in 1906 and after a brief career in Berlin as a journalist, he began to work as a scriptwriter in the active German film community of the 1920’s. As many others did, the Jewish Wilder emigrated to America in 1933 when Adolph Hitler came to power, and he arrived in Hollywood in 1934 unable… Read more »

15 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists