Tag Archives: Best Production Design


The Fisher King (1991)

“I don’t mean to be flippant or to enrage you or anything, but you’re a psychotic man,” says Jack Lucas.  Parry says, “I know.”  Jack responds, “A very nice psychotic man.”  Parry replies, “Thank you.” After having made the critically … Continue reading


Joan of Arc (1948)

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“You say that you are my judges.  I do not know if you are, but I say this: take care not to judge me wrongly, for in truth, I am sent by God, and you place yourself in great danger,” … Continue reading


The Ten Commandments (1956)

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“A city is built of brick, Pharaoh.  The strong make many, the starving make few.  The dead make none.  So much for accusations,” says Moses to Sethi. One of the first big-name film directors was Cecil B. DeMille, who is … Continue reading


Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

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“Why wouldn’t I tell him that his pure, darling little girl was having a dirty little affair with a married man?” says Miriam Deering.  Charlotte Hollis replies, “You’re a vile, sorry little bitch!” Bette Davis had an interesting year in 1964.  … Continue reading


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

“You’re late,” says Frodo Baggins.  Gandalf the Gray replies, “A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins.  Nor is he early.  He arrives precisely when he means to.” I wasn’t really familiar with J.R.R. Tolkien or his Lord of the Rings … Continue reading


Psycho (1960)

“Oh, we can see each other.  We can even have dinner but respectably in my house with my mother’s picture on the mantel and my sister helping me broil a big steak for three,” says Marion Crane.  Sam Loomis responds, … Continue reading


Joel & Ethan Coen: An Appreciation Part One

Joel and Ethan Coen are two of the best American filmmakers ever.  I’ve enjoyed their films over the years; they’re offbeat, humorous (especially at unexpected times), and noirish.  One of Joel’s early credits was working as an assistant editor on … Continue reading