My Escape From the 81st Floor of the World Trade Center

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Their footage—which includes the only visual documentation of the event from beginning to end—is the true Zapruder film of the New York terror attacks.

The Falling Man An unforgettable story.

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Rocket City-Da Nang Air Base RVN Charlie Launches Incoming Shrapnel–

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Remember 9/11

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Quentin Tarantino on how spaghetti westerns shaped modern cinema

Sergio Leone’s 1968 Once Upon a Time in the West

From TV Special

QUENTIN TARANTINO: “For film geeks, for all the directors and movies we can talk about, Sergio Leone is the one you can even talk about with your mom and dad because they know who he is. He’s that famous.

He also created one of the biggest screen icons of cinema with Clint Eastwood. He essentially created a character to replace John Wayne with his films.

There was a degree of realism in his movies that other films didnt have. Even though they were seen as surrealistic really, they had a realism that was missing from the other films of the 50s and 60s.

One of the most crushing, incredibly crushing, weird things in all of cinema, is in The Good The Bad and The Ugly, its like, throughout the movie we fall in love with Eli Wallach and Clint Eastwood’s characters okay, and you think after all the adventures in the movie, you think that he still might hang Tuco at the end (laughs) You dont know if he will or not, but its like, can’t, can’t you guys feel for one another? After all you’ve been through! (laughs).

I think a case can even be made that with Leone and Morricone that they are the best director-composer team in the history of film. Its like you cant even imagine Leone’s movies without Morricone’s music. It’s even more important than Hitchcock and Herrmann or any other director composer relationship in history.

Once Upon A Time in The West, I always loved it. It was almost like a film school in a movie for me. I watched it on TV as a kid and it really was great because it was like learning a certain directing style, it was Sergio Leone’s style (laughs) but you could see how he used the camera. You had Charles Bronson entering the frame here and a person leaving there at the same time. Then the camera shots panning over here…

With Once Upon A Time in The West its like he (Leone) said: This is your American Western, now I’m gonna subvert it, I’m gonna use your favorite good guy : Henry Fonda, and make him the bad guy.”

There’s got to be a morning after… Goodbye Carol Lynley Sept. 3, 2019 — The Last Drive In

We’ve lost Carol Lynley, actress of 60s & 70s film and television. Carol was born Carol Anne Jones on Feb. 13, 1942 in New York City. Lynley worked as a model and in television from her teen years and performed on numerous early live dramatic television shows. She suffered a heart attack on September 3rd […]

via There’s got to be a morning after… Goodbye Carol Lynley Sept. 3, 2019 — The Last Drive In


London hotel where Litvinenko was fatally poisoned will reopen under a different name | South China Morning Post

How Errol Flynn’s son was lost in Cambodia – all but a pile of bones | The Independent

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