M.Leddy + film   512

The art of the deal
Wal-Mart is remaking Mr. Mom. Our culture is in good hands.
culture  film 
9 days ago by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
Whoever he is, he’s making his screen debut.
film  television 
9 days ago by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
Now with stars, one to four. And four sentences each. No spoilers.
film 
19 days ago by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
He’s making his big-screen debut. Do you recognize him?
film 
20 days ago by M.Leddy
Notebook sighting: Stage Fright
The sergeant’s notebook appears to be what might be called a police notebook, top-bound, with an elastic band at the bottom.
AlfredHitchcock  film  notebook 
21 days ago by M.Leddy
EXchange names on screen: VICtoria
From Alfred Hitchcock’s Stage Fright.
film  telephone 
21 days ago by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From Dead End (dir. William Wyler, 1937).
film  notebooks 
4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
On the run in Los Angeles
From Act of Violence (dir. Fred Zinnemann, 1949), Angels Flight and the 2nd or 3rd Street Tunnel.
film  LosAngeles 
4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
EXchange names on screen
From Act of Violence (dir. Fred Zinnemann, 1949.
film  telephone 
4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
#strawberries
The Washington Post explains The Caine Mutiny ’s influence on the drafting of the Twenty-fifth Amendment.
film  politics 
5 weeks ago by M.Leddy
A timely notepad
A Time Secretary, notepad and clock, as seen in the movies.
analog  film  paper  time 
6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
This fellow shows up in one scene in La roue (The Wheel) (dir. Abel Gance, 1923). His newspaper is just a cover. His real work: recording the drinking habits of the trainmen in his notebook.
film  notebooks 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
Four sentences each. And stars.
film 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Mystery actors revealed.
film 
8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
A pocket notebook is handy when it’s not safe to speak. From Eyes in the Night (dir. Fred Zinnemann, 1942).
film  notebooks 
8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“What are they doing to us?”
“We’re being kicked around by crazy people”: Martha Dobie (Miriam Hopkins) in These Three (dir. William Wyler, 1936).
film  life 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Abel Gance’s La roue is at YouTube.
film 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“This hectic modern life”
From Abel Gance’s 1923 film La roue (The Wheel).
film 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
A movie recommendation
Three Identical Strangers (dir. Tim Wardle, 2018). Don’t read a word about it. Just go see it.
film 
10 weeks ago by M.Leddy
“How did that happen?”
Hannah Gadsby, in Nanette (dir. Jon Olb and Madeleine Parry, 2018), recounting her mother’s explanation of what she regretted in raising her children.
family  film  life 
12 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Kubrick–Zweig
Found: a nearly complete screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Calder Willingham for an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s novella Burning Secret.
film  Zweig 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
Three sentences each. No spoilers.
film 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Claude Lanzmann (1925–2018)
“A relentless interviewer, he used whatever it took — filming surreptitiously, posing as a French historian trying ‘to set the record straight’ — to pry astonishing stories out of his subjects.”
film  truth 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
An Almodóvar Jotter
From Matador. The police commissioner holds a Jotter.
film  pens 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
Four sentences each. No spoilers.
film 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
“Pepper sardines”
A scene from The Other Side of Hope (dir. Aki Kaurismäki, 2017).
film  sardines 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Zippy Lupino
Zippy must be thinking of the 1953 film The Hitch-Hiker.
comics  film  Zippy 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Hollywood and Argyle
The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue, as seen in the opening moments of Nightfall.
film  LosAngeles 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
A mystery actor and a telephone EXchange name
“DUnkirk 7–3899, that’s all we need.” But who is she?
film  telephone 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Best drugstore in the movies? Now with an instance of what I love about the Internets.
dowdyworld  film 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
Just two sentences each. No spoilers.
film 
may 2018 by M.Leddy
VDP on TCM
Fans of Van Dyke Parks should know that Turner Classic Movies is airing The Swan.
film  VanDykeParks 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
T-Ball Jotter sighting
In the film “Shattered Glass.”
film  pens 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
“The ſhrill Trumpe”
As seen in the Bodleian First Folio.
film  politics  Shakespeare 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
At the office with Louis Malle
The opening scenes of Louis Malle’s Elevator to the Gallows (1958) are office-centric.
film  pencils  pens  supplies 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
Beginning with “say”
“Say, did you ever see a bellhop that didn’t want to be a fighter?”
dowdyworld  film 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
Naked Zippy
I like seeing Bill Griffith adapt the closing words of The Naked City (the film) and every episode of Naked City (the television series).
comics  film  NakedCity  television  Zippy 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
NeTfLiCks
It’s not just that Netflix has come to resemble TLC . I fear that Netflix has become TLC.
film  television 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
Netflix as TLC
Earlier this month I had the thought that Netflix resembles a crummy video store. Now it seems to be turning into TLC.
film  television 
february 2018 by M.Leddy
Renoir sardines
Sardines for lunch in La Bête humaine.
film  sardines 
february 2018 by M.Leddy
A Netflix thought
Television shows, more television shows, no-name documentaries, years-old movies announced as “new”: Netflix (streaming) resembles a crummy video store.
film 
february 2018 by M.Leddy
Twelve movies
“Three Billboards” and others.
film 
february 2018 by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
Do you recognize him?
film 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
Dorothy Malone (1924–2018)
The bookstore clerk in The Big Sleep.
film 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
“What you write down, you can see”
“What you write down, you can see. What you see, you can remember.”
film  notebooks 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
Peggy Cummins (1925–2017)
Best known for her performance as the sharpshooter-turned-criminal Annie Laurie Starr in the deliriously twisted Gun Crazy.
film 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
From Jazz Dance
If Weegee were to have made a film at a jazz dance, I think it would look much like this one.
dance  film  jazz  music  photography 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
Do you recognize him?
film 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
Do you recognize him?
film 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
Mystery actor
Do you recognize him?
film 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
An interview with Annie Atkins
Maker of graphic props for film, lead graphic designer for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
art  design  film 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
A pocket notebook sighting
From A Stranger in Town (dir. Roy Rowland, 1943).
film  notebooks 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
Twelve more movies
Mostly from this year and last.
film 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
Mister Memory
Please imagine Jeff Sessions in the role.
AlfredHitchcock  film  memory  politics 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
Separated at birth
The actors Andrew Tombes and Don Lake.
film  separatedatbirth 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
A Night at The Garden
Marshall Curry’s seven-minute assemblage of archival footage of a 1939 German American Bund rally at Madison Square Garden.
film  history 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
Martha Penteel
From Ministry of Fear. In a movie full of doors, this one is the oddest.
film 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
Separated at birth
Bérénice Bejo and Paula Beer.
film  separatedatbirth 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
“Bushy black and large”
Dreamlike and highly cinematic, from The Trial.
film  Kafka 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
Stoner movie
The Hollywood Reporter reports that John Williams’s 1965 novel Stoner is being adapted as a movie, directed by Joe Wright and starring Casey Affleck.
fiction  film 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
A pencil sighting
A Staedtler Noris 122 in Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces.
film  pencils 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Notebook sightings
Three notebooks from Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces (2009).
film  notebooks 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Twelve more movies
No sentence count. No spoilers.
film 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
“The important thing is handwriting”
From Pedro Almodóvar’s What Have I Done to Deserve This?
film  handwriting 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
EXchange names on screen
DUnkirk and MAdison, in Down Three Dark Streets, (dir. Arnold Laven, 1954).
film  telephone 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Information retrieval
Pneumatic tubes. From From À nous la liberté.
film  technology 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Escapees in nature
René Clair and Joel Coen. Perhaps a coincidence.
film 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Twelve more movies
Five sentences each. No spoilers.
film 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
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