Victoria & Abdul
There are multiple pleasures to be had by witnessing a powerful, still-vital woman finding unexpected late-life joy of the platonic variety.
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
A report on new films from Armando Iannucci, Aaron Sorkin, and Lynn Shelton.
A preview of the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, which starts tomorrow.
A review of the new HBO anthology series from Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass.
Reviews from Sundance of two star-studded Premiere titles, "Beatriz at Dinner" starring Salma Hayek and "Wilson" starring Woody Harrelson.
A report on three of the first competition films from this year's Sundance, all falling just short of effective.
A preview of what's playing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including some recommendations from what we've seen so far.
A look at what's coming to theaters this January through April.
The competition titles for Sundance 2017 have been announced.
A review of Netflix's "Love" and HBO's "Togetherness" & "Girls".
A review of the second season of "Transparent."
A preview of the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival.
While most of the broadcast and cable networks have gone into a holding pattern during the Sochi Winter Olympics, Amazon and Netflix have taken the opportunity to offer some interesting alternatives to downhill skiing.
Marie writes: I've never seen this done before - and what an original idea! Gwen Murphy is an artist who breathes new life into old shoes, transforming them from fashion accessories into intriguing works of art. Thanks go to club member Cheryl Knott for telling me about this. (Click to enlarge.)
Marie writes: many simply know her as the girl with the black helmet. Mary Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985), aka Louise Brooks, an American dancer, model, showgirl and silent film actress famous for her bobbed haircut and sex appeal. To cinefiles, she's best remembered for her three starring roles in Pandora's Box (1929) and Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) directed by G. W. Pabst, and Prix de Beauté (1930) by Augusto Genina. She starred in 17 silent films (many lost) and later authored a memoir, Lulu in Hollywood."She regards us from the screen as if the screen were not there; she casts away the artifice of film and invites us to play with her." - Roger, from his review of the silent classic Pandor's Box.
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