More than The Secret Life of Bees

The Spirit of the Beehive (dir. Victor Erice, 1973) “Keep a close watch on your creature.” “Considered by some critics the single greatest achievement of Spanish cinema, haunting cinematography, flawless performances, and a foreboding pace make this a truly special film.”[1] Opening scene:  A wide freight truck careens along a road on the flat Spanish … Continue reading More than The Secret Life of Bees


Amelia, Amelia: Where Did You Go?

I thought it might be interesting to look at some other pictures of the real Amelia Earhart, and the Diane Keaton TNT television film that is out on VHS. And of course, the new film with Hilary Swank.  See you at AMELIA !! Glenn

Producer’s Film Picks for November 2009

Producer’s Committee Film Picks for November 2009 DVD THE MISFITS (1961) Directed by John Huston @ 120 minutes. The film stars: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Eli Wallach, Thelma Ritter, Kevin McCarthy, James Barton, and Estelle Winwood. Synopsis: An overlooked cinematic gem, this film needs to be seen by all serious cinephiles. It is a powerful, probing, exciting drama full of honesty, integrity, … Continue reading Producer’s Film Picks for November 2009