Some Like It Celluloid

Film theory through criticism
MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - ADAPTATION. (2002)
Writing screenplays is hard…

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - ADAPTATION. (2002)

Writing screenplays is hard…

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - HUGO (2011)
Attempting to make your life work like clockwork is a rather dizzying affair.

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - HUGO (2011)

Attempting to make your life work like clockwork is a rather dizzying affair.

My greatest strength is common sense. I’m really a standard brand - like Campbell’s tomato soup or Baker’s chocolate.

Katharine Hepburn (via citizenscreen)

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944)
Mary Astor plays a wonderful mother in one of my wonderful mother’s favorite films: Meet Me in St. Louis.

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944)

Mary Astor plays a wonderful mother in one of my wonderful mother’s favorite films: Meet Me in St. Louis.

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - THE MASTER (2012)
My day’s work: final draft on my paper detailing Paul Thomas Anderson’s postwar drama as a classic film noir.

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - THE MASTER (2012)

My day’s work: final draft on my paper detailing Paul Thomas Anderson’s postwar drama as a classic film noir.

Happy Birthday Fred Astaire!

May 10, 1899 - June 22, 1987 

Oh, there’s no such thing as my favorite performance. I can’t sit here today and look back, and say, Top Hat was better than Easter Parade or any of the others. I just don’t look back, period. When I finish with a project, I say ‘all right, that’s that. What’s next?’ - Fred Astaire

(Source: fred---astaire, via kittypackards)

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - THE BIRDS (1963)
When your least favorite Hitchcock film becomes your favorite Hitchcock film in one afternoon…

MOVIE STILL OF THE DAY - THE BIRDS (1963)

When your least favorite Hitchcock film becomes your favorite Hitchcock film in one afternoon…