“Watching a Kubrick film is like gazing up at a mountaintop. You look up and wonder, how could anyone have climbed that high?” — Martin Scorsese “Among those whom I would call ‘younger generation’ Kubrick appears to me to be a giant.” — Orson Welles “It’s so hard to do anything that doesn’t owe some […]
Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Michael Philip Jagger aka Mick Jagger! | (26 July 1943) ‘I’m a dedicated show-business person. I’ll go onstage and do Noel Coward. I mean, I’m just a show-business person, whether it’s playing guitar, piano, acting, singing, dancing. I just chose rock & roll as my career in show business.’
Zsa Zsa Gabor and Buster Keaton photographed outside the Moulin Rouge, Paris, 1959
“But the cinephile is…a neurotic! (That’s not a pejorative term.) The Bronte sisters were neurotic, and it’s because they were neurotic that they read all those books and became writers. The famous French advertising slogan that says, “When you love life, you go to the movies”, it’s false! It’s exactly the opposite: when […]
Happy Birthday to Natalie Wood! July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981
Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos Dumont, October 19, 1901, on a flight that rounded the Eiffel Tower.