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Blu-ray Tuesdays: 12/9/14 Recommendations

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‘The Polar Express’ & ‘A Christmas Carol’

Robert Zemeckis is a writer, producer, and director who first desired to go to film school not long after seeing Bonnie and Clyde with his father when it came out in 1967.  Zemeckis attended USC, where he met Bob Gale … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed Volume 1: Best Cinematography

The original Yards of Grapevine link: Those Oscar Missed: Best Cinematography Cinematography is such an important part of a film.  In many ways it can define it, used by the director to let us see what he/she wants us to … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed Volume 1: Best Production Design

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  The original Yards of Grapevine link: Those Oscar Missed: Best Production Design Best Production Design is one of my favorite Oscar categories.  This is the category where artists can shine the most.  There’s been so much great work over … Continue reading

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Robert Zemeckis: An Appreciation Part Two

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(continued from Robert Zemeckis: An Appreciation Part One) 1988’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit: Based on the book “Who Censored Roger Rabbit?” by Gary K. Wolf, this ground-breaking live action/animation film centers on a 1940s private detective (Bob Hoskins) who tries … Continue reading

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Robert Zemeckis: An Appreciation Part One

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One of my favorite contemporary filmmakers is Robert Zemeckis, a writer, producer, and director whose works often include state-of-the-art special effects.  Although Steven Spielberg helped give him his start, Zemeckis’ career didn’t really take off until 1984’s Romancing the Stone … Continue reading

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Big Fish (2003)

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[Note: This was an assignment for my Basic Reporting class in the Fall 2003 semester.  I wrote it on November 19, 2003, after attending a preview screening at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, NY (which was part … Continue reading