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Bernardo Bertolucci, 1941–2018

In the clip above, from the BBC interview series Scene by Scene, director Bernardo Bertolucci talks to Mark Cousins about what his relationship with Marlon Brando looked like during the making of Last Tango in Paris (1972). That movie has become increasingly controversial over the years because of how Bertolucci directed an infamous rape scene and how … Continue reading Bernardo Bertolucci, 1941–2018

Last Holiday

SHE ALWAYS THOUGHT SHE WAS SOMEBODY… AND SHE WAS. Department store salesclerk Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) finds out that a brain tumor will end her life in three months; she quits her job and goes to Karlovy Vary to spend her life savings at a luxurious hotel. The 1950 original benefited from Alec Guinness’s performance … Continue reading Last Holiday

The Man in the Iron Mask

FOR THE HONOR OF A KING. AND THE DESTINY OF A COUNTRY. ALL FOR ONE.  In 17th-century France, three musketeers rescue a man in an iron mask (Leonardo DiCaprio) who’s been imprisoned for a long time; he turns out to be Philippe, King Louis XIV’s identical twin… The Braveheart writer’s directing debut is an adventure … Continue reading The Man in the Iron Mask