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How Milos Forman Brought Ken Kesey & Mozart Together

What do the author of one of the most profound and moving novels of our time (Ken Kesey) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart have in common? Filmmaker Milos Forman. Forman directed both the 1975 film of Kesey’s quintessential work One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest as well 1985’s Amadeus, the film adaptation of the Peter Shaffer […]

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04.07.2006 Gdansk , Festiwal Gwiazd N/z Andrzej Wajda 
fot. Lukasz Ostalski/REPORTER

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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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Cinema Cecilia’s Oscar Picks

What will win on Sunday night, February 28th?  What should instead?  Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]

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