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Happy Birthday Natalie Kalmus, Queen of Technicolor!

I can’t believe how little I’ve talked about Technicolor on this blog. It is far and away my favorite subject. I’ve touched on it a few times here, but if you’ve ever met me in person and talked to me … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Wizard Of Oz

I was almost giddy when The Film Experience chose The Wizard of Oz for the first “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Challenge. “The answer is obvious!” I thought. “Everyone knows what the most Historic And Aesthetically Significant shot of this film … Continue reading

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Make Musicals, Not Museum Pieces! (The Real Revival Lesson From Hollywood’s Musical Golden Age)

Some people may think I’m beating a dead War Horse devoting so much of this blog to the problems with recent Hollywood adaptations of Broadway shows. But with Sunday night’s Oscar tribute to the New Movie Musical, as well as … Continue reading

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