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Variações sobre um mesmo tema: Sublime Obsessão / Magnificent Obsession (1935 e 1954)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Nov 9, 2018

Variações sobre um mesmo tema: Sublime Obsessão / Magnificent Obsession (1935 e 1954) ESTE ARTIGO CONTÉM SPOILERS THIS ARTICLE HAS SPOILERS A história de “Sublime Obsessão” é o mais melodramática possível. E quando o livro é adaptado para o cinema, ele ajuda estrelas read more

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 17, 2018

This is the type of film that when the inevitable happens and a character mentions the title phrase a swell of angels voices begin to murmur and in one sense Magnificent Obsession is a sentimental even spiritual endeavor wrapped up in a soapy melodramatic morality tale. But the key is that if you k read more

Book Review--Magnificent Obsession: The Outrageous History of Film Buffs, Collectors, Scholars, and Fanatics

Classic Movies Posted by KC on May 16, 2018

Magnificent Obsession: The Outrageous History of Film Buffs, Collectors, Scholars, and Fanatics Anthony Slide University Press of Mississippi, 2018 Even from the early days of film, cinema fanatics have existed in some form. Though not always known as film buffs, these mostly white, male, and socia read more

The Double Life of Mrs. Courtland: Genevieve Bujold in Obsession

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Oct 1, 2016

When Christina Wehner  and Ruth from Silver Screenings announced their Dual Roles Blogathon, it was not long after I had seen Brian de Palma’s Obsession for the first time so, this film had to be my choice for the event. The ladies’s blogathon celebrates movies where one actor pl read more

Classic Films in Focus: OBSESSION (1949)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 21, 2016

Released in the United States as The Hidden Room, Edward Dmytryk's Obsession (1949) is an unusual little gem of a thriller, a strangely polite and very English story of murder, jealousy, and revenge. It makes the most of its cast and its setting to craft a thoughtful tale of suspense that never beco read more

Classic Films in Focus: OBSESSION (1949)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 21, 2016

Released in the United States as The Hidden Room, Edward Dmytryk's Obsession (1949) is an unusual little gem of a thriller, a strangely polite and very English story of murder, jealousy, and revenge. It makes the most of its cast and its setting to craft a thoughtful tale of suspense that never beco read more

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 29, 2015

Magnificent Obsession Directed by Douglas Sirk Written by Robert Blees and Wells Root based on a screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman and a novel by Lloyd C. Douglas 1954/USA Universal International Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental   Edward Randolph: Now wait, Merrick! Don&# read more

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Nov 13, 2015

“Once you find the way, you’ll be bound. It will obsess you. but believe me, it will be a magnificent obsession.” Douglas Sirk directed for the soap opera set. Those who have ever enjoyed an episode of Dynasty, Dallas, Melrose Place, or Empire would do well to take a walk back to read more

Obsession (1949)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jun 5, 2015

  Obsession (AKA “The Hidden Room”) Directed by Edward Dmytryk Written by Alec Coppel from his book 1949/UK Independent Sovereign Films First viewing/Hulu Plus Dr. Clive Riordan: In an amateur sort of way, yes. Supt. Finsbury: Don’t be modest. All murderers are amateurs, yo read more

A wee little me with a wee little obsession!

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Oct 8, 2014

A wee little me with a wee little obsession! Can you spot a wee little me in the picture above? One of my earliest childhood memories is of my Mother taking me out for a day of shopping at our local mall and me making a beeline for the tiny, independently-owned cinema shop on the second flo read more

Vertigo, 1958. One Man’s Obsession, My Growing Admiration for this Masterpiece

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 31, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados With each passing year Vertigo becomes more profound, insightful, intricate and beautiful (hopefully I am not the only one to see and appreciate the graceful aging of this masterwork); all of these facets culminate to cause an obsession for this colorful Film-Noir, providing read more

Vertigo, 1958. One Man’s Obsession, My Growing Admiration for this Masterpiece

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 31, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados With each passing year Vertigo becomes more profound, insightful, intricate and beautiful (hopefully I am not the only one to see and appreciate the graceful aging of this masterwork); all of these facets culminate to cause an obsession for this colorful Film-Noir, providing read more

Vertigo, 1958. One Man’s Obsession, My Growing Admiration for this Masterpiece

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 30, 2014

With each passing year Vertigo becomes more profound, insightful, intricate and beautiful (hopefully I am not the only one to see and appreciate the graceful aging of this masterwork); all of these facets culminate to cause an obsession for this colorful Film-Noir, providing the viewer another step read more

Vertigo, 1958. One Man’s Obsession, My Growing Admiration for this Masterpiece

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 30, 2014

With each passing year Vertigo becomes more profound, insightful, intricate and beautiful (hopefully I am not the only one to see and appreciate the graceful aging of this masterwork); all of these facets culminate to cause an obsession for this colorful Film-Noir, providing the viewer another step read more

Obsession (1976)

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Aug 23, 2013

Obsession (Brian De Palma, 1976) The early career of Brian De Palma is filled with very inspired films that many filmmakers have cited as inspirations like Sisters, Dressed to Kill, Carrie, and Blow-Up. His 1976 film, Obsession is openly inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, De Palma’ read more

Vertigo: Alfred Hitchcock's Edifice to Obsession

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on Jan 28, 2012

a video blog by guest contributor Brandon Kyle Goco Brandon Goco, guest host of Turner Classic Movies’ monthly podcast series for October 2011, is both a film student and a movie fanatic. He has penned well over a hundred individual blogs for the TCM Classic Film Union, has his own blog, Bra read more

Vertigo: Alfred Hitchcock's Edifice to Obsession

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on Jan 28, 2012

a video blog by guest contributor Brandon Kyle Goco Brandon Goco, guest host of Turner Classic Movies’ monthly podcast series for October 2011, is both a film student and a movie fanatic. He has penned well over a hundred individual blogs for the TCM Classic Film Union, has his own blog, Bra read more

Deadly Obsession: Alfred Hitchcock's VERTIGO

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on Jan 1, 2012

by guest contributor R.D. Finch "What's that old Oscar Wilde thing? 'Each man kills the thing he loves...' That I think is a very natural phenomenon, really." Alfred Hitchcock, in a 1963 interview In his fifty-five year long career in films, Alfred Hitchcock directed sixty-seven movies. At least a read more

Deadly Obsession: Alfred Hitchcock's VERTIGO

Lady Eve's Reel Life Posted by The Lady Eve on Jan 1, 2012

by guest contributor R.D. Finch "What's that old Oscar Wilde thing? 'Each man kills the thing he loves...' That I think is a very natural phenomenon, really." Alfred Hitchcock, in a 1963 interview In his fifty-five year long career in films, Alfred Hitchcock directed sixty-seven movies. At least a read more

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