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Entries in Excalibur (3)

Saturday
Mar 30 2019

The Once and Future Link

/FilmTom Hanks to play Elvis Presley's shady manager Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis biopic.Thankfully Baz is looking for a complete unknown for Elvis himself
Towleroadthis is awesome.Gay rights hero Harvey Milk is now on the tail fits of Norwegian Airlines.And to think he can't even get a national holiday in the US.We are so behind sometimes!
Shadowplaysome fun thoughts on John Boorman'sExcaliburas "The Ridiculous"
MNPP"do dump or marry"Matrixanniversary edition

More after the jump including the awesomeness of Eva Green,the fate of X-Men movies,an Alien high school production,and filmmaker interviews...

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Friday
Nov 02 2018

Prime in November: Excalibur,It's a Wonderful Life,and Julia Roberts x 3

Time to play Streaming Roulette.Each month,to survey new streaming titles we freeze frame the films at random places with the scroll bar and whatever comes up first,that's what we share.No cheating.What does Amazon Prime offer us for free viewing this month?Let's survey...


-Can I help you with something?
-Fuck,what was I gonna ask?

Homecoming Season 1(2018)
Julia Roberts first TV series!She's about take a tour of 'the facilities' (MOST PRODUCTION DESIGN) in one long showy tracking shot.I have no idea what this show is about but I'm eager to watch it.Especially since it's only 1/2 an hour long.

[Laughter / Gasp / Sigh]

Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert(1994)
Bonus points to anyone who knows exactly what the queens are reacting to in this scene...

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Wednesday
Jan 25 2012

The Lady of the Link

Off Oscar.Should You Need a Break
Boy Cultureattends Madonna's royal premiere here in NYC forW.E.
David Bordwell"a guide to the perplexed"forTinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Stale PopcornWe need to talk about "Katniss".Good question: Whatisit with archery these days?
THRTwoBeauty and the Beastrelated projects coming.Because in Hollywood there always must be double dipping on the limited idea pool.

Okay.Back to Oscar.Stop Slacking!
Tom and Lorenzoon Jennifer Lawrence's unfortunate morning as the nominee announcer.
Ultra Cultureon the best typography among the Best Pic Nominees.Love this.
Towleroad"Hot Movie Moment"from one of my favorite Best PicturesWings(1927) the first one!
IndiewireThe Oscars are moving to electronic voting in 2013.亚博主页Cue: thousands of articles about whether or not This.Changes.Things.Oscarologists are so excitable.

In Contentionlooks at the Art Direction category
Examinerplays an "Oscar Replacement"game for the nominations
Carpetbaggeron Glenn Close and her makeup and wig team forAlbert Nobbs
MNPPA rarity: JA sounding off on the Oscars.亚博主页Yay.He's one of the only blogging voices we love that have virtually no interest in them.(No interest in the Oscars?亚博主页I know.I know.Difficult to comprehend.)

Finally...a sad goodbye to British actor Nicol Williamson (1936-2012),my very first "Merlin"(though I've lost track of how many actors I've seen as the sorcerer since).

Mirren and Williamson owning Excalibur (1981)

Daily MUBIhas the roundups of obits for theExcalibur(1981) actor.My most vivid memories of that film,aside from the Lancelot nudity (gasp) was the Merlin/Morgana Le Fay rapport.I was way too young to know that Helen Mirren and Williamson had...history.