Tag Archives: Dede Allen

322. Yi Yi

As the title to Edward Yang’s masterpiece indicates, Yi Yi is a series of doubles; narrative, thematic, visual and aural, that deliver a subtle family portrait.

287. Reds

As the US embraced Reaganomics and Hollywood found the formula for the modern blockbuster, Warren Beatty embarked on a project examining the origins of American communism.

270. Bonnie and Clyde

When great art heralds great change, it often experiences a difficult birth. Bonnie and Clyde is a seminal moment in American film that almost never happened.

250. Slow-Motion

Once considered avant-garde, slow-motion is now the mainstay of every action film. Here are some of the best and most innovative uses of the technique.

59. The Breakfast Club

By no means the first teen-drama, The Breakfast Club is not just a landmark film for teenagers. It’s essential viewing for adults and teachers as well.

6. The Hustler

Paul Newman was nominated for his performance of ‘Fast Eddie’ Felson, a talented but callow pool shark. Robert Rossen’s adaptation was nominated for 9 Oscars.

2. Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet left behind a body of work comparable to the likes of Scorsese, Coppola and Altman. So why wasn’t he given them same recognition?


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