February 20, 2017
On Its 40th Anniversary: Notes on the Making of All the President’s Men
In time All the President's Men revealed its theme to us — what John Huston called “the bell that rings in every scene.” This wasn’t just a movie about the reporters’ need to know.
Everything Was in the Making
This book is for the pioneers at heart: those who want to be in the garage with Steve Jobs, on the Missouri with Lewis and Clark, at Cape Canaveral in 1961.
A Remembrance: Jon Boorstin’s Parallax View on Gordon Willis (1931 – 2014)
Jon Boorstin remembers cinematographer Gordon Willis.
In on the Big Bang: Why I Love the Queen of Slapstick
Jon Boorstin finds the whole story of American movies in Mabel Normand.
Dueling Revolutions: Abel Gance's 'Napoleon'
The film clips from Napoleon vu par Abel Gance © Universal Pictures, All Rights Reserved. AT THE END OF MARCH, I drove
Who Invented Chaplin's Tramp?
TREADING WATER IN OUR MEDIA OCEAN it is difficult, if not impossible, to imagine the frenzy that surrounded Charlie Chaplin in