Monthly Archives: April 2014

Born On This Day – April 30, 1956

“A film should be like a rock in the shoe.” –Lars Von Trier Advertisements

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Born On This Day – April 30, 1954

“I think the real danger is in playing safe and avoiding the truth of your imagination in your art and in your life.” –Jane Campion

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Born On This Day – April 29, 1917

“Instead of envying the script and dialogue writers, the trained actors, the elaborate staffs and sets, the enormous production budgets of the profession film, the amateur should make use of the one great advantage which all professionals envy him, namely, … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – April 29, 1907

“I will always think of myself as a Hollywood director, not only because I grew up in the American film industry, but also because I believe in making films that will please a mass audience, and not just in making … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – April 26, 1905

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Born On This Day – April 26, 1897

“Your camera is the best critic there is. Critics never see as much as the camera does. It is more perceptive than the human eye.” “These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 04.25.14

Blue Ruin – Dwight (Macon Blair) appears to be just another drifter who has shown up unwelcome in a random town, but that is not the case at all. He is back to settle a score, but it will cost … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – April 24, 1930

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Born On This Day – April 23, 1954

“I made Bowling for Columbine in the hope the school shootings would stop and that we would address the issue of how easy it is to get a gun in the United States and, tragically, those school shootings continue. I made … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – April 23, 1925

“People talk about experimental film, avant-garde film, etc… But there is no experimental film or avant-garde film… There’s just film… in which some people make shit, some make soup, they make films like beans… and then some make highly refined … Continue reading

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