Raras Fotos de Star Wars. Woody Allen’s greatest films. Until I revisited it this week, I hadn’t watched “Manhattan” in about 15 years.
I remember respecting it — despite misgivings that I’ll deal with in a second — but I don’t remember it being so devastating. The Gershwin soundtrack lends the whole tale an enchanted feeling, and cinematographer Gordon Willis’ anamorphic black-and-white photography may be his supreme achievement. The film’s panoramic exteriors are spectacular, of course — it’s Manhattan! — but the interiors are just as impressive. There’s a modernist boldness to the way that Allen and Willis use windows and doors and wall seams to slice wide rectangular frames into grey panels. Allen contrasts the film’s splendid images and music against the intellectual vanity of his characters, with their buzzy invocations of August Strindberg and Franz Kafka and “The Academy of the Overrated.” I don’t think “Manhattan” sentimentalizes the Isaac-Tracy relationship as much as detractors claim, though. Family - The Marx Brothers. On the image above please click on the brother you would like more information about or scroll down to get general information on the Marx family (image only clickable when your browser supports Client-side maps.)
This picture shows from left to right: Zeppo, Groucho, Chico, Gummo and Harpo. Chronological history of the Marx Brothers The mother of the Marx Brothers came from Germany. She was born in Dornum on Nov 9, 1864, her name was Miene Schönberg. He brother Abraham Elieser Adolf is born on May 14, 1868, he later became known as the comedian Al Sheen. The family lived in New York. Simon's and Minnie's first child Manfred born in 1885, died in infancy before the age of three.
Minnie helped her brother Al Sheen getting into show business and decided early that her children should follow him. The first performance in the Marx Brothers style as we know it was Fun in Hi Skule in 1912. What followed was The Cocoanuts a Broadway show which became their first film. The 50 Greatest Cult Movies of All Time - Page 5. 41.
Stop Making Sense (1984) People had been filming rock concerts and calling the resulting footage "movies" for decades before Jonathan Demme took command of the director's chair. But working with his stars, Talking Heads, Demme made a concert movie with no out-of-focus shots, catch-as-catch-can camerawork, or even the intruding interviews that characterized even Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz. Plus, the Heads had already designed the concert to have the escalating feel of a movie, which didn't hurt. — P.N. 42. The coolest thing Bill Cosby ever did was to help finance Melvin Van Peebles' labor of love about a righteous black man kicking ass at a time when pop culture was utterly devoid of such imagery. 43. Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, a couple of hometown boys on their way to becoming legendary, worked together to create one of the most intensely alive visions of New York City ever. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. "Warriors... come out to play!
Alfred Hitchcock - The Master of Suspense. Best Movies (of All-Time) The best movies evoke tears, laughter, terror, reminiscence, and/or mystery in a truly personal way.
Anything less (AKA, around 98% of all movies) serves no purpose other than to shove mindless, forgettable fodder in our face and line Hollywood’s pockets (Be afraid Michael Bay, be VERY afraid). This is that other, sacred 2%—the Holy Grail of cinema. Note: “Memorable Moments” may contain spoilers. 100. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Logline: An eccentric pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), and a savvy blacksmith, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), embark on a quest to save Elizabeth Swann (and a treasure) from the clutches of cursed Captain Barbossa. Memorable Moments: Jack almost reaches Port Royal, but his ship springs a leak. Why People Love It: For many, Depp clearly steals the show. Best Quote: Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp): “Me, I’m dishonest. 99. Logline: In the 30′s, James Braddock (Russel Crowe) is remembered as a rising boxer. 98. 97.