The Retro Set Minutes for 7.17.15
Lots of big doings in Hollywood and Atlanta – so let’s get to it!
Don’t let the recent release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman get you all bent out of shape regarding Atticus Fitch. There is a theory!
Hey Comic-Con Freaks! Check out the first video of Jared Leto’s Suicide Squad Joker!
Not that he needs to, but here Quentin Tarantino defends his choice to shoot and screen The Hateful Eight in 70mm.
Townandcountrymag.com reveals some hard-to-find photos of the Real Ricky Ricardo family enjoying time at home.
Ingrid Bergman: A Life in Pictures, just hitting the bookshelves, and edited by daughter Isabella Rosellini and Lothar Schirmer, offers rare off-screen images of the film Goddess.
Every episode of Seinfeld is now available to stream on Hulu. To promote the debut , the network, with the help Jerry Seinfeld and the show’s set and prop managers, meticulously recreated the set for Jerry’s Upper West Side apartment at Milk Studios (451 W. 14th Street) on the border of the Meatpacking District and Chelsea. The exhibit’s open to the public (and free) but for just five days — June 24-28, 2015.
Over at The Retro Set East Headquarters (Atlanta), Our good friend, preservationist and projectionist, Ben Ruder from Enjoy the Film, is doing the cinema lord’s work here.
Tine Fey and Amy Poehler discuss Carol Burnett’s lasting legacy here.
If you needed a reason to see the Amy Schumer-Judd Apatow comedy Trainwreck opening this weekend (and why would you need a reason) how about 100 year old Norman Lloyd making an appearance?
We’ve been mourning the recent passing of Omar Sharif – but did you know he had a career before Lawrence of Arabia as an Egyptian Movie star?
Animation Pioneer Miyazaki has come out of retirement!
Curbed LA reveals Hollywood Glamour still exists…in Koreatown!
Long before iPhones and Facebook, people were doing the Selfie Pose — check out how it looked here.
Nosferatu director F.W. Murnau’s head has been stolen from his grave. What’s even worse — this isn’t the first time! And no, this isn’t an Onion “Head”line (get it?).
And speaking of stolen Hollywood ephemera – should we mention there’s a Million Dollar Reward for the return of Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers?
The strange misogyny behind forgotten film director Dorothy Arzner...could it be that she was (GASP!) a woman?!
And finally, Editor Jill Blake has discovered an app that will single-handedly destroy ISIS. Play if you dare: