Jesus Christ Superstar

1973 Universal Studios Directed by Norman Jewison Produced by Robert Stigwood Screenplay by Melvyn Bragg Based on the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice The movie begins with a bus driving across a huge, vast desert.  It stops and a large group of men and women get out.  They […]

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Phantom of The Paradise

1974 20th Century Fox Written and Directed by Brian DePalma Produced by Edward R. Pressman Mention the name Brian DePalma and most people will probably cite him as the director of Hitchcockian style thrillers such as ‘Dressed To Kill’, ‘Blow Out’ or ‘Sisters’. I myself would be more apt to mention ‘The Untouchables’, ‘Scarface’ or […]

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Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

2005 Warner Bros. Directed by Tim Burton and Mike Johnson Produced by Tim Burton and Allison Abbate Written by John August, Pamela Pettler and Caroline Thompson There’s only two types of filmmakers that would do a stop-motion animation film these days: one who is either insanely patient or one who has a genuine and deep […]

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