On this day in 1955, “On the Waterfront” won the Academy Award for best picture of 1954, while its star, Marlon Brando won best actor....
Attention The Godfather fans in Los Angeles: The American Cinematheque will be showing The Godfather at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica March 26. Come see great movie at a great venue!
NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Maysles, the revolutionary documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer nonfiction movies by turning a keenly observant eye on both the famous and the ordinary in films like “Gimme Shelter” and “Grey Gardens,” has died. He was 88.
Happy Marlon Monday Everyone!
In today’s Marlon Brando Newsletter we discuss the new documentary film Listen to Me Marlon, its Sundance premiere and upcoming screenings, as well as our social media contest #MyBestBrando, new Brando happenings around the world, new DVD/Blu-ray releases and more!
Film Society Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Mar 27, 6:30PMMoMA – Titus 1 Mar 28, 1:00PM
The world premiere of Listen to Me Marlon at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival was a big success. Built around Marlon Brando’s personal archive, the film has been getting a wonderful response (see review links below), and will receive a world wide release later this year.
Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/listen-me-marlon-sundance-review-770073...
Rolling Stone lists its top 25 films to see at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, including Listen to Me Marlon.
‘Brickman Brando Bubble Boom’ at Ellen Stewart Theater
Marlon Brando made his 21st-century Off Off Broadway debut this week, at the Ellen Stewart Theater on East Fourth Street. Dead for more than a decade, Brando looks great and not so great in the role of Sir John Brickman, a self-made British property baron of the 19th century.
“Marlon had an expression, he’d say: Let’s go out and jiggle the molecules.” – Quincy Jones
Throughout the history of art, there have arguably been only a handful of artists in any medium that reconfigured the way we perceive life and our place within it. Painters Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso famously challenged our sense of sight with Cubism. Jazz musicians and composers Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis did nothing less than...