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Federico Fellini

Between the 1950s and the 1970s Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini made his reputation as one of the 20th century's most influential movie directors, and his relationship with Hollywood -- he won the …

Brewer's: Supper of Trimalchio

(A). A supper for gourmands of the upper classes in the reign of Nero. It forms a section of Petronii Arbitri Satyricon. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Supp…

The Waste Land

T. S. EliotAbstractNam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent: Sibylla ti theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo.[I have seen with …

Movies and Film: A Few Good Films

A Few Good FilmsMovies and FilmItalian Film HistoryTurnin' to TurinRinging the White TelephoneA Few Good FilmsThe Past 20 Years
 
 The great cinema scholar Ephraim Katz, author of The …

1970 Academy Awards

The 1970 Academy Awards were presented April 15, 1971 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles.Best PictureAirport, Ross Hunter, producer (Universal)Five Easy Pieces, Bob Rafelson and Ri…

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Chapter 11

by Oscar Wilde Chapter 10Chapter 12Chapter 11 For years, Dorian Gray could not free himself from the influence of this book. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that he never so…