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Daily Archives: August 21, 2014

Actors and actresses come and go. Some make an impression. Some do not. In relation to the machine that is Hollywood, this is the nature of the beast, the whole ethos of ‘this year’s model’ and all that. Totally flying in the face of that attitude and philosophy, there is and will ever be only one Jack Nicholson. Born in… Read more »

21 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists

The Seventies were a golden age for American Cinema. Directors such as Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas really changed the game with regards to how films were made and how audiences ‘watched’ cinema. Amongst those greats was one particular director who was incredibly prolific and, more often than not, hit the target continually in that… Read more »

21 August 2014 | Features, Film Lists

With a few notable exceptions, such as Walt Disney, The Termite Terrace from Warner Bros., Tex Avery and the duo of Joseph Hanna and Joe Barbera, animation has historically been an art with very little respect from the audience to its creators. Seen for many decades as mere children’s entertainment, animators from around the world and from very different trends… Read more »

21 August 2014 | Features, People Lists