Story | Mar 11, 2015 | 4:20 PM
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Column | Apr 10, 2015 | 9:42 AMInconceivable without their international success with "The Red Shoes" three years earlier, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's audacious screen version of the Jacques Offenbach operetta "The Tales of Hoffmann" came out in 1951. The following spring Hollywood's company picnic, also known as the Academy Awards, gave "An American in Paris" the best picture Oscar for its more sparing and commercially palatable foray into ballet on screen.
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LYON - Martin Scorsese has influenced generations of new filmmakers. But who and what films influenced Scorsese? One front-runner: "The Tales of Hoffmann," Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1951 adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's opera, which...
Story | Jul 15, 2014 | 10:30 AM
LONDON -- The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its Venice Classics line-up, which includes Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "Guys and Dolls" (1955) and Francois Truffaut's "Baisers voles" (Stolen Kisses, 1968). The section is devoted to classic films that have...