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  • 'Bonnie and Clyde' at 50: Ultraviolent gangster film changed American cinema

    08/13/2017 6:07:30 PM PDT · by Borges · 88 replies ^ | 8/13/2017 | John Petkovic
    <p>So proclaimed the trailer for "Bonnie and Clyde" when it hit the theaters in Aug. 1967.</p> <p>On the surface, the tagline to Arthur Penn's groundbreaking gangster film about young lovers on the run from authority snugly fit into the Summer of Love. Well, at least two-thirds of it.</p>
  • How Hillary and Bill became Bonnie and Clyde

    10/30/2016 7:42:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    INN ^ | 10/30/16 07:32 | Jack Engelhard
    The latest news about the Clintons, that Hillary’s case is being re-opened and that Bill got himself tremendously rich while Hillary was in office, gets to me to thinking about Bonnie and Clyde, the 1967 movie starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway about a real couple that worked brazenly outside the law during the 1930s Depression. Love this line: “This here’s Miss Bonnie Parker. I’m Clyde Barrow. We rob banks.” In Hoover’s day, Hillary and Bill would have their pictures hanging in the Post Office among the 10 Most Wanted. How’s that for a familiar ring as to how the...
  • Pistol pulled from Bonnie Parker's bloody skirt set for auction

    01/03/2014 11:30:56 AM PST · by deoetdoctrinae · 60 replies
    Msn news ^ | 12-28-13 | Tim Ghianni of Reuters
    The winning bidder will also receive historic photos and documentation of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's last stand, when the partners in life and crime were ambushed by law enforcement officers in Louisiana.
  • Pistol that Bonnie Parker kept taped to inside of her THIGH set to fetch $200,000 at auction...

    07/14/2012 4:05:09 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 42 replies ^ | 13 July 2012 | AP story
    She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law enforcement officers. After the duo was dead, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape. They also seized the handgun Clyde had tucked into his waistband. Nearly 80 years later, those guns and other items connected to the infamous gangsters will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. An auction...
  • Arthur Penn, director of 'Bonnie and Clyde' dies

    09/29/2010 9:37:44 AM PDT · by Borges · 40 replies
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 09/29/10 | MIKE STEWART
    NEW YORK – Director Arthur Penn, a myth-maker and myth-breaker who in such classics as "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Little Big Man," refashioned movie and American history and sealed a generation's affinity for outsiders, died Tuesday night, a day after his 88th birthday. Daughter Molly Penn said her father died at his home, in Manhattan, of congestive heart failure. Longtime friend and business manager Evan Bell said Wednesday that Penn had been ill for about a year. A memorial service would be held before the end of the year. Penn's older brother was photographer Irving Penn, who died in October...
  • Dede Allen dies at 86; editor revolutionized imagery, sound and pace in U.S. films

    04/18/2010 7:46:02 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 407+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 18, 2010 | Claudia Luther
    Dede Allen, the film editor whose seminal work on Robert Rossen's "The Hustler" in 1961 and especially on Arthur Penn's "Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967 brought a startling new approach to imagery, sound and pace in American movies, died Saturday. She was 86.
  • Clyde and Bonnie Died for Nihilism

    07/31/2009 4:15:40 AM PDT · by metesky · 18 replies · 2,923+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | July/August 2009 | Stephen Hunter
    By far the movie’s gravest insult to posterity, however, is its treatment of the Texas Ranger captain, Frank Hamer, who may (or may not) have been instrumental in bringing them down. As seen in the movie, Hamer (played by Denver Pyle in an uncharacteristically dour performance) is a kind of harsh Puritan ideologue, so righteous that when Bonnie (whom Dunaway has made us love) flirtatiously poses for a funny snapshot with him, he spits savagely in her face. He considers her so morally tainted that he is sickened by her. Then later, like a serpent in a garden, he coos...
  • Hilary Duff Blasts Faye Dunaway

    02/04/2009 9:39:39 AM PST · by Perdogg · 61 replies · 9,611+ views
    Seattle PI ^ | Last updated 7:02 a.m. PT | By JOYCE ENG
    Duff vs. Dunaway may turn out to be more exciting than the Bonnie and Clyde remake. Former Disney queen Hilary Duff is set to tackle Faye Dunaway's legendary role of Bonnie Parker, one-half of crime's notorious duo, in The Story of Bonnie and Clyde — news that did not sit well with Dunaway. "Couldn't they at least cast a real actress?" Dunaway reportedly scoffed last week.
  • Tearful statements from both sides in Hyatte guilty plea

    09/17/2007 3:51:31 PM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 196+ views
    KINGSTON — Jennifer Hyatte was sentenced today to life in prison without a chance for parole for the 2005 murder of a prison guard and the wounding of another guard in an attempt to free her husband, George Hyatte. Before she was led out of the courtroom, Jennifer Hyatte tearfully apologized to the family and friends of her victims. “For all of the hurt and pain that I have caused you all … I can’t ask you to forgive me, because what I’ve done is unforgivable,” Hyatte said in Criminal Court at the Roane County Courthouse. The former prison nurse...
  • The Movie That Changed The Movies [ExileStreet]

    08/13/2007 6:31:22 AM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 37 replies · 1,510+ views
    ExileStreet ^ | 8/13/07 | Bruce Thornton
    As New York Times critic A.O. Scott wrote recently, forty years ago this summer the movie that changed the movies premiered. Anybody old enough to remember films before Bonnie and Clyde can testify to the jolting power of Arthur Penn’s kinetic blend of blue-grass slapstick, Depression-era nostalgia, and gruesome, stylized violence. But something else was revealed then, something that I, 14 at the time, was too callow and ignorant to notice behind the cinematic innovations––the moral idiocy that has since come to define pretty much most of American popular culture. Bonnie and Clyde staked a claim to a moral seriousness...
  • (Hillary) Clinton Fights To Keep Impeachment Taboo

    02/25/2007 3:48:18 PM PST · by blam · 77 replies · 2,176+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 2-25-2007 | Anne E Kornblut
    Clinton Fights to Keep Impeachment TabooAfter Spat, Campaigns Know to Expect Swift Reprisal for Any Hint of the Scandal By Anne E. Kornblut Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, February 25, 2007 Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has a new commandment for the 2008 presidential field: Thou shalt not mention anything related to the impeachment of her husband. With a swift response to attacks from a former supporter last week, advisers to the New York Democrat offered a glimpse of their strategy for handling one of the most awkward chapters of her biography. They declared her husband's impeachment in 1998 -- or,...
  • Australia and US 'Bonnie and Clyde' of global warming: Gore

    11/15/2006 5:50:00 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 1,246+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 11/15/06 | AFP
    Former United States vice-president Al Gore described the US and Australia as the "Bonnie and Clyde" of the global climate crisis for failing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. Gore, now an environmental activist, likened the two countries to the notorious American bank robbers during a visit to Australia to promote his film on global warming -- "An inconvenient truth". The Kyoto Protocol aims to restrict the emission of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, and the US and Australia are the only two developed countries that haven't ratified the pact. "I sincerely believe if Australia joined the rest of the...
  • Hillary Says Condi Is A Liar

    09/26/2006 11:17:16 AM PDT · by slowhand520 · 240 replies · 10,339+ views
    I am at a loss for words
  • Larry Buchanan [Obituary]

    12/29/2004 2:35:36 PM PST · by flitton · 13 replies · 787+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 28/12/04 | telegraph obituarist
    Larry Buchanan, the filmmaker who has died aged 81, specialised in the niche market for what he called "guerrilla filmmaking" - truly dreadful B-movies with such names as Zontar, the Thing from Venus; Curse of the Swamp Creature; Naughty Dallas and Mars Needs Women, a film which reputedly features in every list of the worst movies ever made. But even this last title found a market, and reached its widest audiences in a version dubbed into Yiddish. Buchanan combined the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, editor and, where appropriate, voice-over narrator. He was unashamed, even proud, of tacky production values,...