Tag: directors

1975: Barry Lyndon

Thanks to TOM  Tom and  MARK  who are hosting a mid-decade blogathon and allowing me to contribute. I selected the bewildering Stanley Kubrick film epic, Barry Lyndon, not because it was the easiest film to watch in 1975–One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest won Best Film… Continue Reading “1975: Barry Lyndon”

Oscar Wins Trivia

Seems the trend lately at the Oscars is to share the love and pass out the golden boy to a variety of nominated films. When was the last sweep of awards for one film? I guessed The Lord of the Rings: The Return of… Continue Reading “Oscar Wins Trivia”

Voice-Overs in Film

“…and God help you if you use voice-over in your work, my friends. God help you. That’s flaccid, sloppy writing. Any idiot can write a voice-over narration to explain the thoughts of a character.” -from Adaptation by Charlie Kauffman. It occurred to me many of my… Continue Reading “Voice-Overs in Film”