Tag Archives: Leni Riefenstahl

A Hollywood Hurricane

Today we learned that this trailer for Ridley Scott’s upcoming kidnapping drama All the Money in the World, which opens next month, is already a thing of the past. In the trailer we see Kevin Spacey as the billionaire J. Paul Getty, but after the revelations of the past few weeks about Spacey the unprecedented decision … Continue reading A Hollywood Hurricane

Triumph of the Will: Springtime for Hitler

Say what you will about the demented, paranoid, mass-murdering cretin Germans elected as their leader in 1933, but Adolf Hitler understood the power of cinema. In Leni Riefenstahl, the actress turned filmmaker, he saw someone certainly able and perhaps also willing to portray the National Socialist movement in as flattering light as possible. When Riefenstahl … Continue reading Triumph of the Will: Springtime for Hitler