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Sam Shepard 1943-2017

In the clip above, Sam Shepard is interviewed during the 2014 Sundance film festival where he had a new movie, the crime drama Cold in July. He died a few days ago at the age of 73, but the news wasn’t made public until today. I’m sure that several news sites will refer to him as … Continue reading Sam Shepard 1943-2017

Jeanne Moreau 1928-2017

In the interview above from 2002, Charlie Rose talks to what he refers to as the “grande dame of French cinema”, Jeanne Moreau. Rose is often flattering her, but Moreau keeps pushing back. This is a no-nonsense lady. Today we lost her at the age of 89. Born in Paris, Jeanne Moreau also spent the … Continue reading Jeanne Moreau 1928-2017

L’Avventura: After Anna

A NEW ADVENTURE IN FILMMAKING… The Cannes film festival is famous for its tumultuous screenings, but I wonder if there has ever been a change of heart as quickly as what happened to L’Avventura in 1960. At the premiere screening, the audience became so hostile that director Michelangelo Antonioni and star Monica Vitti reportedly fled … Continue reading L’Avventura: After Anna