Even though the special effects pale by today’s standards, be prepared for a bit of a mess if you have a weak stomach.
Matthew Thrift at the British Film Institute pens an article on the history of the amazingly psychedelic ‘acid western’. What an appropriate name. Just click the link and it will take you to the article.
A classic photo of screen legends on the set of Dr. Strangelove.
Director Stanley Kubrick lines up a shot of Sterling Hayden and Peter Sellers on the set of Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). Check out Robert Altman behind the scenes of 3 Women here
All I can say is RAWRGWAWGGR. Rest in peace, Peter.
Originally posted on WORLD FILM GEEK: The Force will forever live on with Peter Mayhew. The legendary Star Wars actor, who originated the role of the Wookie Chewbacca, passed away on April 30 at the age of 74 in his home of Boyd, Texas. Born in Surrey, England on May 19, 1944, Mayhew reached a…
The Sunday Matinee takes a look at a classic or beloved film each weekend. This week, Clint Worthington revisits David Bowie’s debut role two years after his tragic passing. It’s been two years since David Bowie left us for his home planet, and we haven’t been the same since. Like Thomas Jerome Newton, the protagonist he portrays…
Carl Theodor Dreyer on the set of The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928). Check out FW Murnau on set of Faust in 1926 here
Great news! One of Andrei Tarkovsky’s greatest films, Stalker, has been reissued on Blu-Ray by The Criterion Collection.