Category Archives: Blogathons
In 1984 Mario Puzo, author of The Godfather, wrote a story of crime in the seemingly glamorous 1920s New York, and Francis Ford Coppola was hired to direct the film adaption. Privately financed and completed after countless problems, it was … Continue reading
Sally Potter’s feature film directorial debut, The Gold Diggers, is a strange yet stunning black and white curiosity piece written from a feminist perspective was the film that begun Potter on a path of intelligent and creative works.
In 1936, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was planning a follow up to the success they found in the previous year with Naughty Marietta, and after much deliberation, they decided to produce a musical adaption of 1928’s Rose-Marie which went on to be one … Continue reading
The cinematic father of surrealism, Luis Buñuel, wrote and directed Belle de Jour, a film adaptation of Joseph Kessel’s novel of the same name. Sexually charged and evocative, it is a powerhouse of a film and has, duly, become one of … Continue reading
Silver Screenings and I are co-hosting The 1967 in Film Blogathon which will take place from June 20 – 22, 2014!