Category Archives: Film

The Red Shoes—A Great Film by the Archers
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You may have seen the 1948 classic movie, The Red Shoes; lots of people have. If not, don’t miss this movie if you care about ballet or any of the other performance arts. The Red Shoes is a British film … Continue reading

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Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann–A Good Filming, a Great Performance
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The 2002 performance of Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann at the Opera National de Paris, Bastille, released on DVD in 2004, is a masterful performance of a masterwork by a master composer. Conducted by Jesus Lopez-Cobos, the part of Hoffmann … Continue reading

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Movies About The Arts
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I’d really like to see them make more dramatic movies with settings based on the arts. I’m not talking about movies about the arts, like films about Picasso’s life or about how to sculpt a vase. I’m talking about movies … Continue reading

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