16 search results for Milos Forman


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    Milos Forman wins Lifetime Achievement Award from DGA

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

    The two-time Oscar winner is the 34th recipient of the Guild's top honor
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    Type: Event | Date: Friday, Aug 17, 2012

    This 2011 Cannes selection is finally coming to theaters.
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    The People vs. Larry Flynt [Blu-ray]

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Apr 5, 2011

    Based on the true story of Larry Flynt, the notorious Hustler publisher sued by the Religious Right
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    Quentin Tarantino to receive career honor at Lumiere Film Festival

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

    Festival of classic film is held in October in Lyon, France
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    Saul Zaentz's Oscar-gilded career makes the case for selectivity

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Jan 6, 2014

    The late producer won three Oscars from 10 films
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    Thoughts on 'The Matrix' 15 years later and 1999 as a great year for movies

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Mar 31, 2014

    The Wachowskis' wire-fu ride celebrates an anniversary today
  • Amadeus - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010

    For this film adaptation of Peter Shaffer's Broadway hit, director Milos Forman returned to the city of Prague that he'd left behind during the Czech political crises of 1968, bringing along his usual cinematographer and fellow Czech expatriate, Miroslav Ondricek. Amadeus is an expansion of a Viennese "urban legend" concerning the death of 18th-century musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. From the vantage point of an insane asylum, aging royal composer Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) recalls the events of three decades earlier, when the young Mozart (Tom Hulce) first gained favor in the court of Austrian emperor Joseph II (Jeffrey Jones). Salieri was incensed that God would bless so vulgar and obnoxious a young snipe as Mozart with divine genius. Why was Salieri--so disciplined, so devoted to his art, and so willing to toady to his superiors--not touched by God? Unable to match Mozart's talent, Salieri uses his influence in court to sabotage the young upstart's career. Disguising himself as a mysterious benefactor, Salieri commissions the backbreaking "Requiem," which eventually costs Mozart his health, wealth, and life. Among the film's many pearls of dialogue, the best line goes to the Emperor, who rejects a Mozart composition on the grounds that it has "too many notes." Amadeus won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor for F. Murray Abraham. In 2002, the film received a theatrical re-release as "Amadeus: The Director's Cut," a version that includes 20 minutes of additional footage. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    'Vertigo,' 'The Last Emperor' (in 3D) and Emmanuelle Riva get a fresh look at Cannes

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

    Cannes Classics, now in its tenth year, focuses on film heritage and restoration
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    Tim Burton and Harvey Weinstein come together for 'Big Eyes' with Waltz and Adams

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

    Script was penned by 'Ed Wood' writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
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    'English Patient' and 'Amadeus' producer Saul Zaentz dies at 92

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Jan 5, 2014

    Brought the animated 'Lord of the Rings' to theaters
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