Late But Not Forgotten: Shelley Duvall (1949-2024)
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by Cláudio Alves
8h ago
by Cláudio Alves Shelley Duvall behind the scenes of her last film, THE FOREST HILLS (2023). First of all, preemptive apologies for the solipsism.  For the past few weeks, I've been struggling with a mounting number of celebrity deaths, each deserving of a tribute. Yet, with every single one comes the need for research, and then, when I think I'll be able to write a good obituary, another loss hits. For a while, I considered doing a giant post, built from essential information on each dear departed artist. It wouldn't be akin to that extensive Donald Sutherland homage - to give an example ..read more
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2024 Emmy Nominations - Drama & Limited Series
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by NATHANIEL R
8h ago
by Nathaniel R Yesterday we tackled the comedy series nominations. Today, Drama and Limited Series. Which have you watched and which shows do you wish would win more awards recognition? Okay, let's talk Drama (with Shogun as the nomination leader) and Limited Series (where True Detective: Night Country led the nominations) after the jump...  ..read more
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2024 Emmy Nominations - Comedy
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by NATHANIEL R
2d ago
by Nathaniel R PALM ROYALE secured 11 Emmy nominations including Comedy Series and acting nods for Carol Burnett and Kristen Wiig Hey people out there in the dark! The strike threw off the timeline and we have not one but two Emmy award ceremonies this year. The first was for the 2022/2023 season and the upcoming 76th Emmys are for programs that aired between June 1st, 2023 and May 31st of 2024. That means some shows that people are discussing heavily right now, like House of Dragons, The Acolyte, or The Bear, are either ineligible (the first two) or are being honored for their previous season ..read more
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Almost There: Julianne Moore in "A Single Man"
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by Cláudio Alves
4d ago
by Cláudio Alves As part of its efforts to spotlight American independent cinema, the Criterion Channel is now streaming A Single Man, that 2009 Christopher Isherwood adaptation that saw Tom Ford step away from the fashion atelier and into the film set. Terminally stylish, the picture proposes a study on grief that appears deadened itself. Stretch your senses and you'll feel the cold of cadaver skin buried under powders meant to give back the blush of life. And as much as your nose might search for rot, that stench has been suppressed. Instead, one inhales the aroma of mortuary makeup, the no ..read more
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"Sing Sing" Is a Moving Showcase For One of 2024's Best Ensembles
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by Nick Taylor
1w ago
by Nick Taylor Sing Sing, the sophomore feature by Greg Kwedar, is beginning its theatrical run in the US almost a year after it debuted at TIFF 2023. This weekend it begins a limited release rollout, culminating in a wide release on August 2nd. Based on a 2005 Esquire article by John H. Richardson entitled "The Sing Sing Follies", the film follows a group of men incarcerated in Sing Sing Correctional Facility who are members of the Rehabilitation Through the Arts program, also known as the RTA. The development of their latest production comes with the usual stresses of putting a show togethe ..read more
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Yes No Maybe So: "Gladiator II"
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by Nick Taylor
1w ago
by Nick Taylor You the readership may have forgotten we here at The Film Experience are aware of current releases, or really anything besides Nicole Kidman. And who can blame you! It’s perfectly understandable, and the only way to shock the system out of this belief is to proposition you with lots and lots and lots of men in a swords and sandals epic. That’s right, the subject of today’s Yes No Maybe So is Ridley Scott’s Gladiator II, set for release in November 2024. Trailer and first reactions below the cut ..read more
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Almost There: Eddie Murphy in "Beverly Hills Cop"
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by Cláudio Alves
1w ago
by Cláudio Alves Axel Foley's back! Thirty years after John Landis' Beverly Hills Cops III, the franchise has been revived by Netflix, and the fourth movie is already on streaming. Across its various iterations, the series about a Detroit cop solving crimes in Beverly Hills has varied in its balance between action and comedy. However, Eddie Murphy's presence is a constant, conferring a semblance of consistency in the films. Indeed, his impact is so strong that one can easily classify him as the franchise's defining auteur. No need to be in the director's chair when one's presence in front of ..read more
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"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" in 30 Perfect Shots
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by Cláudio Alves
1w ago
by Cláudio Alves Years ago, as part of the dearly departed Hit Me With Your Best Shot series, the Film Experience hosted a celebration whose theme was the 1977 Best Cinematography Oscar nominees. Much was written about the contenders' beauty, their visual storytelling, and aesthetic vices. None was more praised than Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind, whose lensing earned Vilmos Zsigmond a well-deserved Academy Award. It was the film's only victory on Oscar night, partly because another seminal work in American sci-fi stole its thunder. Even so, Spielberg's creation endures ..read more
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Happy 100, Eva Marie Saint!
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by Cláudio Alves
2w ago
by Cláudio Alves ON THE WATERFRONT (1954) Elia Kazan Happy belated birthday, USA! Happy belated birthday, Caesar Salad!! And happy belated birthday, Eva Marie Saint!!! This past Fourth of July, the Edie to Brando's Terry Malloy celebrated her one-hundredth turn 'round the sun. As a centenary, Saint is the oldest living and earliest surviving Academy Award winner, keeping our connection to Old Hollywood alive at a time when even the 1970s renegades seem to be leaving us. Reflecting on her long career, one can trace the parallel, often juxtaposed, evolution of the American film industry. And yet ..read more
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Nicole Kidman Tribute: Big Little Lies (2017)
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by Mark Brinkerhoff
2w ago
by Mark Brinkerhoff Wow. The power of women.  I remember Nicole Kidman's speech at the 2018 Golden Globes like it was yesterday. You certainly could sense a genuine sisterhood between the five principle stars (Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz and Laura Dern) of Big Little Lies, HBO's unexpectedly titanic, initially limited series. Amid the backdrop of #MeToo, it was quite a moment for Nicole Kidman and company. The actress's output in the 2010s was, charitably, something of a mixed bag. For every dazzling turn in Rabbit Hole (2010), The Paperboy ..read more
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