Sir David Lean March 25, 1908 - April 16, 1991
“Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director’s job to make it appear real.”
Alain Resnais June 3, 1922 - March 1, 2014"I’ve read articles calling me a filmmaker of memory. I’ve always refused that label by saying, ‘No, I want to make films that describe the imaginary.’ ” — Alain Resnais, 2009
February 6, 1932 - October 21, 1984
"Making a film is like a stagecoach ride in the old west. When you start, you are hoping for a pleasant trip. By the halfway point, you just hope to survive."
In memory of Philip Seymour HoffmanJuly 23, 1967 - February 2, 2014Far too soon.
Merry Christmas to you and yours.
Joan Fontaine, the coolly beautiful 1940s actress who won an Oscar for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” and who became almost as well-known for her lifelong feud with her famous older sister, Olivia de Havilland, has died. She was 96.
O’Toole with guitar
In memory of the great Peter O’TooleAugust 2, 1932 - December 15, 2013