LIFE WITHOUT OSCAR: 1967 and 1968

Posted by · 11:25 pm · August 18th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind this series here. The civil rights struggle raged through America in the late 60’s and the issue found its way to Oscar’s front door in 1967 with “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” Neither has the lasting impact of fellow nominees “Bonnie and Clyde” but we can’t expect the Academy […]

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Norman Jewison to receive career award from DGA

Posted by · 5:51 pm · December 1st, 2009

Wow, what’s with all the big announcements today? Space yourselves out, folks. Anyway, this is one bit of news I’m very happy to pass on. 83 year-old filmmaker and producer Norman Jewison has been named the next recipient of the Directors Guild of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He will accept the honor at the DGA’s […]

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Nothing…going…on…

Posted by · 4:55 pm · July 21st, 2009

Just Comic-Con prep.  And I really just am not interested in the “TR2N” viral stuff, but I did come across this IMDb tweet regarding Norman Jewison’s birthday.  As I mentioned recently, I’ve been buried in Mark Harris’s “Pictures at a Revolution,” so Jewison’s “In the Heat of the Night” has been very much on the […]

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TCM’s ‘Summer Under the Stars’ posters

Posted by · 9:35 am · July 13th, 2009

Brad Brevet over at Rope of Silicon points me today over to the Turner Classic Movies website, which, in preparation for August’s mega “Summer Under the Stars” program, has released a modest series of redesigned posters for a few of the classic films set to be screened.  The “Magnificent Seven” and “Grapes of Wrath” posters […]

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