Here are my picks for the Best Final Movie made by a Great Director, Now Deceased. Number one is Sidney Lumet’s second masterpiece (with “Dog Day Afternoon”) “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” from 2007.
“The California Dolls” was initially released under the title “…All the Marbles”
Although Marlon Brando,Charles Laughton, and Jean Vigo all made only one full-length feature film, a debut/final, if you will, based on these films alone, they can be rated among the Great Directors.
In “Kind Hearts and Coronets”: Alec Guinness has fun playing all eight (or nine) of the unfortunate D’Ascoynes, including Lady Agatha D’Ascoyne. The photograph shows Dennis Price with Joan Greenwood who plays that little minx Sibella.
They were the darlings of the art house circuit. Their work in a language other than English is some of the greatest ever captured on film. Yet, when it came to making their Hollywood debut, they floundered. French actresses have a terrible track record since their...
With its labyrinthine structure, discursive storyline, and exploration of themes such as duality, reality, identity, and the nature of time, the movie is reminiscent of the great Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges
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