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Story | May 18, 2015 | 8:20 AMWhen "The Tales of Hoffman" was released in the United States in 1951, New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther spared no adjective or adverb in praising the visual splendor of the British import: "Decor of incredible magnificence, wrapped in colors of fascinating sheen, is cascaded forth in an abundance that fairly bugs and bedazzles the eye. Settings that have the luxuriance of a fairy-tale rajah's pleasuredome and costumes of festival brilliance are splashed on the screen in vast array."
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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...