Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Mia Wasikowska’s hair.
(via somehillbilly)

Mia Wasikowska’s hair.

(via somehillbilly)

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Vincent Gallo & friend

Vincent Gallo & friend

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Robert Redford
(via notarobotbutaghost)

Robert Redford

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Melissa Leo emerged as one of Hollywood’s most important actresses in 2010, with lead roles in Treme, Welcome to the Rileys and The Fighter (for which she deservedly won the Best Actress Oscar).
While I found her Oscar lobbying off-putting at first (her character in The Fighter, my favorite film of 2010, was obnoxious, and — with her being new to me — I mis-attributed some of her characters’ traits to her in real life), but after seeing Treme and Welcome to the Rileys, I’ve changed my tune. I’ve grown to respect her immensely, chalking up the self-promotion as a sign of her boldness.

Melissa Leo emerged as one of Hollywood’s most important actresses in 2010, with lead roles in Treme, Welcome to the Rileys and The Fighter (for which she deservedly won the Best Actress Oscar).

While I found her Oscar lobbying off-putting at first (her character in The Fighter, my favorite film of 2010, was obnoxious, and — with her being new to me — I mis-attributed some of her characters’ traits to her in real life), but after seeing Treme and Welcome to the Rileys, I’ve changed my tune. I’ve grown to respect her immensely, chalking up the self-promotion as a sign of her boldness.

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Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard

“I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.”
— Donald Sutherland

I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.”

— Donald Sutherland

Charles Bronson né Charles Dennis Buchinsky

Charles Bronson  Charles Dennis Buchinsky

 
Because Bergman is a man who loves women without identifying with them, his film is full of the sort of wonder and speculation experienced by a tourist in a strange land that he knows well, but that will never be his own.
— Vincent Canby in his Dec. 22, 1972 review for the New York Times

Because Bergman is a man who loves women without identifying with them, his film is full of the sort of wonder and speculation experienced by a tourist in a strange land that he knows well, but that will never be his own.

— Vincent Canby in his Dec. 22, 1972 review for the New York Times

Diner (1982)

Diner (1982)

When a film so resolutely refuses to deliver on the level of plot, what we are left with is tone. The Passenger (1975) is about being in a place where nobody knows you or wants to know you, and you are struck by your insignificance. There was a world where it was important that Robertson was Robertson and Locke was Locke. In the desert among strangers, it is not even important that Robertson be Robertson and Locke be Locke. The little white car that crisscrosses the square in the final shot belongs to a driving school. To its driver, it is important to pass the course and get a driver’s license. Robertson and Locke disappear, and this is first gear, this is second, here is the clutch, here is the brake.
— Roger Ebert, in his 2005 revised review

When a film so resolutely refuses to deliver on the level of plot, what we are left with is tone. The Passenger (1975) is about being in a place where nobody knows you or wants to know you, and you are struck by your insignificance. There was a world where it was important that Robertson was Robertson and Locke was Locke. In the desert among strangers, it is not even important that Robertson be Robertson and Locke be Locke. The little white car that crisscrosses the square in the final shot belongs to a driving school. To its driver, it is important to pass the course and get a driver’s license. Robertson and Locke disappear, and this is first gear, this is second, here is the clutch, here is the brake.

— Roger Ebert, in his 2005 revised review

Klaus and Nastassja Kinski

Klaus and Nastassja Kinski

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas

The original Arthur, Dudley Moore, chillin’ with Julie Andrews and Bo Derek. Perhaps only Woody Allen could take dweeb coup core further than the late great Blake Edwards — as done in his excellent 10 (1979).

The original Arthur, Dudley Moore, chillin’ with Julie Andrews and Bo Derek. Perhaps only Woody Allen could take dweeb coup core further than the late great Blake Edwards — as done in his excellent 10 (1979).

John Huston, 1966.

Photo by Philippe Halsman

John Huston, 1966.

Photo by Philippe Halsman