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IF JOHN NOMINATED BEST ACTRESS (1970-2019): PART II

By John H. Foote Again, no Academy, just me. What gives me the audacity and background to make these decisions? Thirty years as a critic and historian, hundreds on interviews with actors learning about their craft, I studied and taught Method Acting, and have directed 40 plus plays using the Method in each one. I…

10 GREAT MOVIE THEMES

By Alan Hurst Any list of the great film themes will include major achievements like Maurice Jarre’s sweeping score for Lawrence of Arabia (1962); Max Steiner’s romantic theme for Gone With the Wind (1939); John Williams’ adventure tinged work for Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977) and E.T The Extra-Terrestrial (1982); Elmer Bernstein’s panoramic The Magnificent…

THE 10 GREATEST SPORTS FILMS

By John H. Foote From the beginning of film movies have explored sports in their narratives, and various forms of sport have provided some the most remarkable stories in film history. Be it biographical accounts or fictional works, audiences and critics have long thrilled to the stories set on the playing field, boxing ring, ice…