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The many meanings of Michelangelo’s Statue of David – James Earle

We typically experience classic works of art in a museum, stripped of their original contexts, but that serene setting can belie a tumultuous history. Take Michelangelo’s statue of David: devised as a religious symbol, adopted as a political emblem, and later iconized for its aesthetic beauty. James Earle walks us through the statue’s journey, to Read MoreRead More

Lost Kubrick-The unfinished films of Stanley Kubrick

Narrated by Malcolm McDowell, this short documentary examines the films Stanley Kubrick developed but didn’t live long enough to make. Features interviews given by Kubrick’s longtime producer Jan Harlan, Jack Nicholson,Sydney Pollack etc. Through interviews and abundant archival materials, this documentary examines these “lost” films in depth to discover what drew Kubrick to these projects, Read MoreRead More

20 Great Hollywood Costume Designers You Should Know About

Taste of Cinema puts together a list of 20 Hollywood Costume designers who’s work has dressed the way we remember the movies. Edith Head Contribution: The Sting, Rear Window, Vertigo, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Ten Commandments, Funny Face, Roman Holiday, Samson and Delilah, Sunset Boulevard Edith Head was a towering figure known Read MoreRead More

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