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Staff Selects: Ennio Morricone

This week on Staff Selects we honor the legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone whose worked stretched from Leone to Carpenter to Pasolini to Tarantino and to hundreds of others in between. For A Few Dollars More There are six cinematic musical scores that will go down in history as instantly recognisable: The Godfather, Jaws, Star…

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Academy in Review: The 1960s

The 1960s was when everything shifted. The most chaotic era for Hollywood since the rise of talkies, the film industry was unrecognizable by the end of the decade. It was the end of the studio system, which had been slowly suffocating for years after the United States v. Paramount case in 1948 that broke the…

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Staff Selects: The Best of 1969

Midnight Cowboy may have won the Oscar for Best Picture, but you wont find it topping any of our lists. The Cinema Etc. staff discusses our favorite films of 1969: Easy Rider Long before the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a very different Captain America captivated audiences around the world. This Cap, Peter Fonda, played a drug…

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