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Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Yes, that’s right.  Music IS literature.  Usually, the Nobel organizers bestow this award to authors known for novels, short stories or poetry.  But, this time, it went to the singer/songwriter “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”  Dylan is the first American to get the honor since novelist Toni Morrison […]

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In Memory of Andrzej Wajda: 1926-2016

Polish film director Andrzej Wajda has received an Honorary Oscar, an Honorary Golden Bear (Berlin International Film Festival), and the Palme d’Or (the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival) for his over 60 year work in the Polish film industry.  Four of his films have been nominated for Best Foreign Film Oscars (The […]

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In Memory of Curtis Hanson: 1945-2016

Starting out in Hollywood as a writer, Curtis Hanson had some minor successes with his screenplays and eventually with the movies he directed.  But, it wasn’t until 1992’s sleeper hit, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, that he became a director with his pick of projects.  In 1997, he picked a life changing project with […]

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In Memory of Steven Hill: 1922-2016

Known to most of us from the hit and long-running crime TV show Law and Order, where Hill played curmudgeonly fair district attorney Adam Schiff, Hill’s acting career goes back decades and covers early television, a recurring role on Mission: Impossible, and a variety of movies. Billy Bathgate Brighton Beach Memoirs  A Child is Waiting […]

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