|—||Jack Nicholson, reflecting on the death of his friend Dennis Hopper and his own mortality (source). (via rowthree)|
Look, I get it. Your days are busy enough as it is. You have 732 bookmarks, the most of which will forever be lost in the abyss that is you favorites folder. How could you possibly add another film website onto your must-read list of internet websites?
Well, I’m here to convince you to come over to our official Row Three website and give it a chance.
In the third row, our slogan is that it’s a place where armchair directors can find comfort. That means if you like movies for more than the sake of entertainment, then you’re bound to enjoy our site where we discuss films in-depth and encourage discussion.
All of our editors not only write articles, but every single one of us participates in the discussions beneath each. Ask us a question? It doesn’t get lost in the abyss of comments. As a rule, we always engage with our readers, which we find to be the most important and intellectually stimulating part of our site. Not feeling up to a debate? We accept cheesy gifs as comments also.
Reasons to join in on the third row action:
- We have a truly unique and international group of writers from the all over the United States (Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh), Canada (Toronto, Vancouver), and the UK (Lincoln, Glasgow)!
- We produce numerous podcasts that are very unique from one another (The Cinecast, Mamo!, and After the Credits).
- We have a massive review archive dating back to 2007!
- The are active sections for Row Three readers to discuss television, music, books, and games!
- Our writers cover in-depth the widest variety of festivals in the movie blog sphere, festivals all over the world which include Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival, LA Film Festival, AFI Fest, Flyaway, Hot Docs, Toronto After Dark, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, Shinsedai Festival, TCM Film Fest, Vancouver International Film Festival, Spark Animation Festival, and Fantasia!
- David occasionally has a weekend where he watches and reviews terrible, awful, old B-movies (see: Weekend of Trash).
- We are just a whole lot of fun!
So, come join us in the third row! You won’t be disappointed. Here is where you can find us:
|—||Pan’s Labyrinth. (via elsske)|
John Cazale, while his filmography is short, is a legend. Just look at the films he was in. Unfortunately, at the age of 41, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer shortly before The Deer Hunter was the begin filming in 1978. The studio didn’t want to take the risk and insure him, so De Niro secretly fronted the money needed to secure Cazale. Director Michael Cimino rearranged filming so Cazale and Meryl Streep, John’s romantic partner, were able to film all of their scenes first.
John finished filming his scenes, but died before the film was compete with Meryl by his side the entire time.
- The Godfather
- The Conversation
- The Godfather Part II
- Dog Day Afternoon
- The Deer HunterThe five movies that he was in received a total of 40 Oscar nominations.
Here is a great clip from a documentary about John Cazale, with Pacino, Streep, and others talking about his legacy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DioCeSSkMVI
|—||Jesse in Before Sunrise (1995)|
|—||Celine in Before Sunset (2004)|
|—||Andrew Dominik (director of Killing Them Softly) in an interview with Grantland on the Hollywood mentality. Dominik has been trying to get an adaption of McCarthy’s Cities of the Plain financed for years now. (via rowthree)|
Click the above photo to check out the first edition of Beer and a Movie.
Our exclusive poster for Working Girls, the upcoming sequel to the 1988 classic Working Girl, starring Harrison Ford reprising his role as the now-retired Jack Trainer who comes out of retirement to help his two daughters (played by Miley Cyrus and Megan Fox) run their new clothing line.
|—||Celine in Before Sunrise (1995)|