The Hollywood classic era & its impact on the Movie industry all over the world.Trivial topics that needs to be assessed about the evolution of this magnificent invention, the aftermath of this powerful medium which has become a language today. I'd love to share some trivial topics on mainstream cinema & & would love to know anything on this topic that I'm unaware of, by the readers through their comments can help me in making this Blog more user friendly.
A Screen-shot from the classic Stanley Kubrick Noir film of 'The Killing'(US56)
Considered one among the Screen's great Noir films is that of Stanley Kubrick's 'The Killing' starring Sterling Hayden in a race-track heist gone wrong. It was released in 1956.
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Sunday, April 03, 2011
# Trivia-2 (contd)- Trivia Galore II contd...
#1) Recently expired Elizabeth Taylor(1932-2011) is d only child star to go on to b a big success in later years as an adult.She won 2 Oscars for Best Actress, Butterfield 8(60)as a high-soc call girl & 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf'(66) as d foul mouthed author. #2)Only 3 movies in Oscar history has won d top 5 categories, i.e. Best Film, Dir, Acting in a lead role both M/F, & Adapted Screenplay. Considered d grand slam of Cinema,'It happened 1 night'(34);One flew over d Cuckoo's nest(75); & 'Silence of d Lambs'(91) have achieved this-feat.
#3) Only 2 performers,won d Best-Actress Oscar for acting in a Foreign languagefilm.(both French Lang) Sophia Loren & Marion Cottilard have won for their roles in '2 Women'(60), & 'La Vi-en Rose(2007) respectively.
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Sofia Coppola directed AAN
#4) Sofia Coppola is d 1st American lady director &d 3rd lady to receive an AAN.She was nominated for d movie 'Lost in Translation'(2010),is d only daughter of d legendary Dir F.F.Coppola,winning d Cesare award
& 3 Golden Globes including best-pic, & an AA for origin..
screen-play.). Sofia who 1st appeared in Godfather
(72), d uncredited role as d baby being Christened, in d climax scenes in
d movie 'Godfather' as Michael 's Corleone-baby-son.
#5)On d run-up to d Oscars, an award called d Golden Raspberry** or d worst films made that yr in similar categories, Sofia received d 'worst new comer' GR** for her role in Godfather-3 as Mary Corleone. She said acting wasn't her intention said 'I ain't hurt for for this Award, acting as Mary Corleone, it's need arose after d originally cast Winona Ryder, had to drop-out as she was very sick I found myself in d role as needed not out there to prove my acting skills.
The Movie "Now Voyager" (42) Miss Bette Davis turned a few MCPs head in disdain for viewing a Lady, & that too on-screen smoke, Paul Henreid lighting of 2 Gigarette's, 1 for her in a scene in from this Movie.'
All Time great's CasablancaUS42,the screen-shot shows the whole stellar cast.
Col,Strasser has been shot, Round up the Usual Suspects.
Movie-lore by Nandan Sharma.
To b aware that I might b ignorant of some Facts is d 1st step towards Knowledge. This blog is an earnest attempt at giving d best & interesting trivia from d World of Cinema. Regards Nandan Sharma. ** "There is no terror in a bang, only in d anticipation of it". Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980).The greatest Director of d Suspense-Thriller genre.