Article Archive for December 2012
Riefenstahl’s misfortune was partly a historical one: her rise to glory as a director of international acclaim coincided with the rise of Nazi Germany’s bid for world domination.
A brisk walk through the list of my own favorite films of the year.
Cinema, dead? Not so fast. Keyframe contributors find magic in live events and restorations. But live audiences? That’s another story.
Hollingshead’s relentless pursuit of the drive-in experience made open-air movie theaters a permanent part of American culture.
Best-of-2012 packages in the NYT, LAT, and Bay Guardian, lists galore, and a couple of fine montages.
De Sica’s poignant movies were emotional plays about downtrodden people struggling to keep their faith in the goodness of man.
“You got a lot of free movie history when you cast him.” Updated through 1/15.
Working deep within the shadow of Thomas Edison, America’s icon of ingenuity, Dickson advanced each of the critical processes that would show the world the wonder of movies.
Three new issues, plus news and more.
Three more passings in a week that’s already seen the losses of Charles Durning and Jack Klugman. Updated through 1/5.