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Daily Archives: April 19, 2015

There are many different forms of both success and failure in the film industry. A film may be considered a failure for financial underperformance, critical disapproval, or fan disillusionment. Other films are just so poorly released and distributed that, regardless of merit or lack thereof, the film simply is not seen by many people. Thus, both a Box Office smash… Read more »

19 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Geographic proximity of USA and Canada, as well as Hollywood’s dominance in the world of cinema constantly blur the lines between the cinematographies of these two countries. As American film industry is considerably stronger and richer than the Canadian one, Canadian actors, directors, producers and other film workers often end up being involved in projects South of the border and… Read more »

19 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Jean-Pierre Melville was born Jean-Pierre Grumbach, in Paris, France, in 1917, to a family of Alsatian Jews. During World War II he joined the French Resistance and adopted Melville as his nom de guerre after Herman Melville, his favorite American author. When the war was over, he decided to keep it. Prior to the war, however, Jean-Pierre Grumbach was a… Read more »

19 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists