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How Orson Welles and John Huston Tried to Make One More Film

By Douglass K. Daniel | Aug 27
Reading about their last cinematic gasps in two new books aimed at movie buffs is to appreciate their obsession with shooting movies against all odds.

'Birth of a Nation' :: 100 Years On, Debate Lingers

By Hillel Italie | Feb 13
One hundred years ago this spring, Hollywood came of age in a blaze of wonder and fury. But one of the greatest glories in movie history is also one of its lasting shames.

Better Than Fiction :: William J. Mann on Murder and Mayhem in 'Tinseltown'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 25
Wiliam J. Mann has written novels, and he's written biographies; he's explored dramatic fiction, and he's produced well-researched histories. Now he brings both those fields of expertise together in the real-life murder mystery "Tinseltown."

Rolla Selbak Launches the 'Grrl's Guide to Filmmaking'

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 14
Award-winning filmmaker Rolla Selbak goes behind the scenes with today's best female filmmakers in her new series, "The Grrl's Guide to Filmmaking."

A Look Back at 10 of the Most Iconic ’Gay’ Films

By Gary M. Kramer | Oct 11
There are films about gay history (Milk), and there are historic gay films (Brokeback Mountain). Both should be celebrated in Gay History Month.

Cinema Valedictions :: Nat Segaloff on 50 Great Filmmakers and Their 'Final Cuts'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 21
Film producer, scholar, and critic Nat Segaloff examines the lives, and final films, of fifty great film directors in his new book "Final Cuts." Segaloff chatted with EDGE about the book, the artists, and the art of cinema itself.

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