Carlos OST

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Below is a compilation of songs that appear in the 2010 three-part miniseries Carlos about the terrorist/revolutionary/romantic Carlos the Jackal. The film is a mixed bag and the music is frequently anachronistic, but the tunes themselves are the tops. Each of the 28 on this…

cinephiliabeyond:

Orson Welles meets Jack Nicholson, circa 1976, courtesy of Will McCrabb.

In 1971, director Henry Jaglom was in hot pursuit of the legendary Orson Welles. Jaglom desperately wanted Welles to star in his feature debut, A Safe Place, opposite Jack Nicholson, and flew to the Plaza Hotel in New York to make his pitch. Welles agreed — the prospect of getting to wear a magician’s cape was the selling point — and a most unexpected friendship blossomed. —My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles

Peter Biskind records the exchange in his introduction to My Lunches with Orson. Welles came to Jaglom during a break:

“You’re the arrogant kid who pushed me into this. How’s your arrogance doing?”

“Not very well. The crew hates me. They’re totally negative. Everything I tell them to shoot, they say, ‘It won’t cut,’ or ‘it’s not in the script.’ I have to fight to get every single shot. I’m exhausted.”

“Oh my God, I should have prepared you. Tell ‘em it’s a dream sequence.”

“What?”

“Just do as I tell you. Trust me. You trusted me enough to hire me. Do it.”

Jaglom took Welles’ advice and got results. He went back to Welles:

“What the fuck is this? Everything I want to do, I say, ‘Dream sequence,’ and they’re pussycats.”

“You have to understand, these are people who work hard for a living. They have tough lives. Structured lives. They work all day, then they have dinner, put their kids to bed, go to sleep, and get back to the set at five o’clock the next morning. Everything else in life except for dreams has rules.” —Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, On Screen: A Safe Place and Someone to Love

Here’s a rarity: A Safe Place outtakes with Orson Welles; never-before-seen footage of Henry Jaglom’s feature debut featuring Tuesday Weld, Orson Welles and Jack Nicholson.

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keithnegley:

My last piece for Bicycle Magazine’s The Shift column. In the current issue now. I tweaked the colors a bit here from the version that went to print. Thanks Colin McSherry for all the great assignments!

keithnegley:

My last piece for Bicycle Magazine’s The Shift column. In the current issue now. I tweaked the colors a bit here from the version that went to print. Thanks Colin McSherry for all the great assignments!

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Charles Burns inks John Romita Jr.!

The Burns story Naked Snack features this John Romita Jr. page from the 1983 Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book that Burns “reworked” in the inking—but retained the original dialog.

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