Monthly Archives: November 2012

Movie Beat – 11.30.12

California Solo – Lachlan (Robert Carlyle) is an aging, washed-up Britpop star living on a farm outside of Los Angeles. He likes his work, where he lives, his podcast about flame-out rock stars, and a girl he has his eye … Continue reading

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In Their Words – November 30, 2012

“There’s a good many pictures I’d like to make, we’ll see how many I’ll be allowed to make.” -Terrence Malick

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LIFE OF PI

Ang Lee’s Life of Pi is a triumph. Adapted from Yann Martel’s novel, it was widely considered to be unfilmable, but here it is. It is a living, breathing film that is a beautiful thing to behold. Drawing on many … Continue reading

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In Their Words – November 29, 2012

“I can almost set my watch by how I’m going to feel at different stages of the process. It’s always identical, whether the movie ends up working or not. I think when you watch the dailies, the film that you … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Wednesday, November 28, 2012

“When I was 7, I saw The Making of ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’. Hearing George Roy Hill talk about all the choices he made, I knew that directing movies was what I wanted to do. I remember seeing … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, November 27, 2012

“I did a women’s movie, and I’m not a woman. I did a gay movie, and I’m not gay. I learned as I went along.” -Ang Lee

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In Their Words – Monday, November 26, 2012

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” -Alfred Hitchcock

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In Their Words – Sunday, November 25, 2012

“I am often asked by younger filmmakers: Why do I need to look at old movies? The only response I can give them is: I still consider myself a student. Yes, I have made a number of pictures in the … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Saturday, November 24, 2012

“If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed.” -Stanley Kubrick

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HITCHCOCK

The old truism goes, behind every great man is an even greater woman. This was seldom truer than the relationship of Alfred Hitchcock and Alma Reville. Hitchcock got his start in the British film industry drawing title cards and sets. … Continue reading

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