It’s remarkable how many of the all time great directors have that one actor (or sometimes a few) that they work with again and again and again, making careers together. For Kurosawa, it was Tos
Big loss here.
Welp, here we go….. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural, and feminist icon has died. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause
We have now passed 150,000 official COVID deaths in the U.S. One of the dead was a friend of mine, the New York housing activist and policy expert Tom Waters. You can read about him here. He died earl
The greatest film composer in history is no more. It’s hard to overstate the greatness of Morricone. He completely turned the rather stale genre of film scores on its head in the mid-60s through
The documentary photographer of the Cultural Revolution, Li Zhenshang, died recently. It’s worth revisiting just how amazing his photographs are. I put one to head this post, but check out the o
We shouldn’t let the death of the great French actor Michael Piccoli go unmentioned. I just watched Belle de Jour again a couple of weeks ago and he was great as the sleazy bachelor who encourag
One of the true all-time greats is gone.