Film addict with a lot of opinions. Always searching for a new favorite.
There’s a scene in Mohabbatein which takes place at a crowded snack bar where, if you listen closely, you can just make out the refrain of Céline Dion’s 1993 smash hit “The Power of Love,” a striking ballad that’s as likely to be heard at a wedding reception as in a Walgreens. I had a little chuckle at what seemed to be an odd song choice but it turns out to have been an aural moment of lampshading, as Shah…
Week 1: Actor - Lillian Gish
Choosing between Lillian Gish and Mary Pickford to kick off FSDO 2018 was an easy choice for me. Nothing against Pickford at all, but I’ve been impressed by Gish’s monumental career (75 years on stage and in films) and curious to dive into her filmography since I got into film in the first place.
My copy of The Wind starts with an introduction by Gish herself,…