Tag Archives: John Schlesinger

How About 139 Worthwhile Movies? Part One

Why another list of old movies? With the Biograph Theatre’s 40th anniversary celebration on the horizon, my lofty hope is that a reader might be persuaded to take a chance on one or two on this list, titles they’ve previously … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Best Picture Winners

It’s cold outside and, yes, we’re in the midst of the awards season. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for Best Picture later this month. The Academy started handing out the awards first for … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Movies About Making Movies

Like many other film buffs I enjoy making lists of movies. In my cinema managing days (Biograph Theatre 1972-83) we used to kill a lot of time between shows putting together such lists and comparing them. We learned then to … Continue reading

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