As stars onscreen, Hepburn and Tracy were 100 proof, one of the most successful pairings in American cinema. Offscreen, they were Hollywood’s open secret: a clandestine couple that managed a long-running affair by being invisible in all the right places.
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Mark Dzula is an educator, artist, and scholar. Academically, he focuses on communications, technology, and education; his most recent research centers on digital participation in high school journalism. As an artist, he makes music with dzuls, his indie folk-rock project. See music in the desert, as well as pictures of flowers and his pet desert tortoise with @dzulsforsale.
Whether lost in the pregnant pause of a phantom victory, swamped by the rush of bizarre sex appeal, or struggling with the desire to follow a new best friend but kept back by the ironclad claims of home, Pee-wee understands that dreams are the basis for strange journeys.
The Great Muppet Caper is ultimately a metatextual love poem to the magic of moviemaking and its raw, beating heart rests in a tenuous love triangle between Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Charles Grodin.
Technically, Olivier Assayas' new Irma Vep is a remake about a remake of a film about a remake of Louis Feuillade’s epic 1915-16 silent serial, Les Vampires. Heartbreakingly, it’s about the consequences of trying to transcend reality by using filmmaking as a vehicle to touch the light.
The Happiness of the Katakuris shimmers with an almost Muppet-level cheer and earnestness, even as cadavers pile up and zombies skulk.