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A small historical correction for the very enjoyable Auteurs' piece: Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 (not November 21).
June 24, 2009 at 11:35 AM
Well, Gareth, as anybody who's seen Oliver Stone's "JFK" knows, in AUSTRALIA it was November 21...
Date is now fixed on the piece.
Glenn Kenny |
June 24, 2009 at 11:48 AM
I assume the Auteurs self-corrects for the Antipodean audience...
June 24, 2009 at 12:19 PM
As long as we're correcting errors, that's Katharine Hepburn.
Michael Adams |
June 24, 2009 at 02:12 PM
I'm actually sort of amazed that the film's release wasn't shelved for over a year, given what happened to Kennedy.
June 24, 2009 at 05:40 PM
@Michael Adams: FIxed that too. There's a reason that editorial types, particularly copy editors, carry a grudge against the first Ms. Hepburn...
Glenn Kenny |
June 24, 2009 at 10:47 PM
For what it's worth, Terry Southern was less enthusiastic about the pie fight sequence than Harvey, feeling that, while it was a fun sequence in high spirits, it failed to capture the specific rivalries between branches of the military that it was supposed to be about. See http://www.visual-memory.co.uk/amk/doc/0081.html
June 24, 2009 at 11:55 PM
I watched STANLEY KUBRICK: A LIFE IN PICTURES last night on TCM and actually got weepy from the sheer bombardment of all the facets of his greatness. It's hard to believe he's been gone ten years now.
Tim Lucas |
June 25, 2009 at 02:53 PM
I would pay thousands of dollars for a disc set of Kubrick cut scenes. Can you imagine the footage of Sellers as Major Kong? Or the 2001 aliens? Or all those CLOCKWORK ORANGE scenes? Or THE SHINING spfx test footage with animation and gore effects?
Kubrick controls even from the hereafter!
June 25, 2009 at 04:05 PM
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