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Robert Rossen’s ‘Body and Soul’ joins Academy’s ‘Oscar Noir’ series

HollywoodNews.com: “Body and Soul” (1947), the underworld drama from writer Abraham Polonsky (“Force of Evil”) and director Robert Rossen (“The Hustler”), will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark Side” on Monday, August[...]

“Reds” by Warren Beatty: Foote In Film

By John H. Foote REDS (1981) – Directed by Warren Beatty (****) With the release of the new Peter Biskind book Star, a biography and study of actor-director-producer-writer Warren Beatty, I took a look at Reds (1981) the other night, his seminal study of John Reed and the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, as[...]