1994, the Hidden City Café in Point Richmond California. John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Joe Ranft, the grandmasters of Pixar’s heyday, meet for lunch towards the end of production on their first feature, Toy Story. It’s clear that
A relaxed documentary exploring the career of Michael Powell is available to watch on YouTube now. Best known for his rich professional relationship with Emeric Pressburger (collectively known as “the Archers”), collaborators, technicians, performers and family paint a picture of
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With each film in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them series earning less than the last, it seems that Warner Bros. has managed to squander the potential of the Wizarding World, previously one of their most successful properties.
We are not so far removed from a time when Westerns were inescapable, from serials meant to keep kids busy for a few hours to the towering John Ford classics topping critics’ polls today, only to vanish in earnest. These