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  • The Pixels of Paul Cézanne by Wim Wenders review – the ...

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    Just like the camera in Wim Wenders’ films, his writing demands the “freedom to move”: “I need to be able to ‘circle’ an idea”. For this reason he chooses to write in free verse ...

  • Book reflects on Rock Hudson's stardom, closeted love life

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    Eager to learn, he blossomed under the direction of Douglas Sirk, whose romantic tearjerkers "Magnificent Obsession" (1954) and "All That Heaven Allows" (1955) turned Hudson into a heartthrob at 30.

  • 50 TV and movie remakes that are better than the original

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    "Douglas Sirk's 1959 film was the biggest grosser in Universal's history until the release of 'Airport,' yet it's also one of the most intellectually demanding films ever made in Hollywood," wrote ...

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    Ronald Bergan’s excellent obituary of John Gavin devotes just one sentence to the ambassadorship in Mexico that followed his acting career. I was there at the time too, and it looked as if it ...

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    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the Scala cinema’s now-legendary repertory programme; as a 22-year old post-punk movie buff, I originated the rep ethos after being taken on ...

  • Actress Juanita Moore dies at 99 - msn.com

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    Moore was only the fifth black performer to be nominated for an Oscar, receiving the nod for the glossy Douglas Sirk film that became a big hit and later gained a cult following.

  • Best (and Worst) Movie Remakes of All Time - msn.com

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    In their perpetual pursuit of profits, movie studios often remake films rather than take a risk on something completely new. These safe bets often pan out, as audiences flock to the theater to see ...

  • Jeune Femme review – sparky identity crisis tragicomedy

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    Dynamic screen presence Laetitia Dosch, star of Justine Triet’s Age of Panic, dazzles in this first feature from writer-director Léonor Serraille. It’s a superbly sympathetic and spikily ...

  • Sridevi Kapoor: beautiful Bollywood star who was India's ...

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    Sridevi Kapoor was a Bollywood legend, and one of the rare female stars with enough celebrity megawattage to match the lions of the Indian film industry, and enough above-the-title prestige to ...

  • Total Film presents its top 20 films of 2018 - msn.com

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    “It’s a musical-thriller melodrama-love story between a woman and an amphibian man, as directed by Douglas Sirk and Stanley Donen,” said Guillermo del Toro of his passion project that would ...

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  • Douglas Sirk - Wikipedia

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    Douglas Sirk (born Hans Detlef Sierck; 26 April 1897 – 14 January 1987) was a German film director best known for his work in Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s.

  • Douglas Sirk - IMDb

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    Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist.

  • Douglas Sirk - Cinema and Media Studies - Oxford ...

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    Introduction. The reputation of German director Douglas Sirk (1897–1987) rests on Hollywood films he made in the mid- to late 1950s that have since been canonized among the quintessential examples of film melodrama, both domestic (All That Heaven Allows, Written on the Wind, Imitation of Life) and romantic (Magnificent Obsession, The ...

  • Sirk, Douglas • Senses of Cinema

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    Douglas Sirk was one of the 20th century cinema’s great ironists. And perhaps the most distinctive characteristic of the films he made in Europe and America is the way they are able to create a gulf between how his characters see themselves and our view of them. But Sirk adds another layer to the

  • Douglas Sirk | German-American director | Britannica.com

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    Douglas Sirk, original name Claus Detlef Sierck, also called Hans Detlef Sierck, or Detlef Sierck, (born April 26, 1900, Hamburg, Germany—died January 14, 1987, Lugano, Switzerland), German-born American film director whose extremely popular melodramas offered cynical visions of American values.

  • Douglas Sirk | Pretty Little Liars Wiki | FANDOM powered ...

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    Douglas in court. Sitting in the courtroom, Douglas waits for the jury and the judge to enter so proceedings can begin. In his opening statement, Douglas asks the jury to remember high school, “remember when every hallway slight was like an assault?

  • Douglas Sirk - Biography - IMDb

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    Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist.

  • Douglas Sirk - Rotten Tomatoes

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    A box office smash and critical bust during his Hollywood career, director Douglas Sirk's artistic stature began to catch up with his popular success in the decades following his early retirement.

  • Douglas Sirk: 10 essential films | BFI

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    Douglas Sirk is so synonymous with 1950s melodrama that it is easy to forget that he made dozens of films across Germany, the Netherlands and the US before his brilliant run of so-called ‘women’s pictures’, from All I Desire (1953) to Imitation of Life (1959).

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