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Daily Archives: July 1, 2014

When one thinks of the masters of cinema, Japanese director Akira Kurowsawa (1910-1998) would be towards the top of that tree. Ground breaking and innovative in not only the technical arena of the field, the way in which he used narrative has been a major influence on several subsequent generations of directors, including Roman Polanski, Nicholas Roeg and Quentin Tarantino…. Read more »

01 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists

For as long as there have been movies, there have been comedies. As early as 1895, the Lumiere brothers ventured into the genre with short films. As the medium grew in popularity and availability, filmmakers on both sides of the Atlantic began exploring the comedic possibilities of full-length features, creating works and building careers that would stand in perpetuity. Like… Read more »

01 July 2014 | Features, Film Lists