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01.21.2014 | | Posted at 09:53 AM

The Next Generation at the American Film Institute

By David Luhrssen
  The American Film Institute has long organized forums for filmmakers to discuss their work. The results occasionally find their way to print. Edited by George Stevens, Jr. and out now in paperback, Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation from the 1950s to Hollywood Today encompasses discussions that took place from the ...
05.26.2010 | | Posted at 11:41 AM
By David Luhrssen
Doo wop was a baroque flight of vocal fancy, a music born in the 1950s alongside rock�n�roll on the street corners of New York. For a few years in the late �50s and early �60s, doo wop as a regular visitor on the pop charts until those crystal pure harmonies were swept into memory by the British Invasion. Most of the doo wop groups that knew success had it measured out to them in small doses. ...
03.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Peter Bogdanovich was part of a generation of 1960s film critics who brought serious analysis to the products of old Hollywood. Soon enough he became a filmmaker, and although he felt at odds with the early �70s generation of Hollywood mavericks, he made some of the decade�s great movies with The Last Picture Show (1971) and Paper Moon (1973). The last years have not been busy for Bogdano...