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ONCE UPON A TIME…in HOLLYWOOD

Really? Not one moment of insight into what happened on Cielo Drive? Tarantino drank the Hollywood Kool-Aid. DiCaprio and Pitt get to hang out and do a lot of driving around. Does writer-director Quentin Tarantino know that the Tate-La Bianca … Continue reading

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Film Review: In “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” the Stars Align for a Mostly Favorable Outcome

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino, 2019) 3 out of 4 stars. A frothy pop-culture romp through cinematic history and fantasy, both, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood bides its narrative time over the course of its … Continue reading

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Roman Polanski Free of House Arrest

“The 76-year-old French-Polish film director Roman Polanski will not be extradited to the USA,” the Swiss ministry said in a statement issued on July 11th. “The freedom-restricting measures against him have been revoked.” Polanski’s lawyer Herve Temime said the director was … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ghost Writer

  Director Roman Polanski’s latest endeavor is a meticulously crafted adaptation of a novel of the same title by Robert Harris, who co-wrote the screenplay.

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Polanski In Switzerland, His Film In Berlin

In what has to be one of the most bizarre red carpet scenarios in many a moon, the Berlinale is bracing for the buzz storm surrounding the world premiere of THE GHOST WRITER, the latest film from director Roman Polanski. And while the stars of … Continue reading

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Film Festivals and Free Roman Polanksi !

By their extraterritorial nature, film festivals the world over have always permitted works to be shown and for filmmakers to present them freely and safely, even when certain States opposed this. The arrest of Roman Polanski in a neutral country, … Continue reading

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Polanski Arrested on 1978 U.S. Warrant

The Associated Press is reporting that director Roman Polanski has been arrested by Swiss police on the 1978 U.S.warrant for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Polanski was  to receive an honorary award at the Zurich Film Festival when he was … Continue reading

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