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Brilliant Failure: Zabriskie Point (Michelangelo Antonioni 1968)

In 1968 Michelangelo Antonioni was hot property. He’d captured the Carnaby Street cool of late 60s London in Blow Up and turned a tidy profit for MGM in the process. The studio wanted the second film of his three-picture deal to be made in America in an attempt to snare the youth market and take advantage of […]

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On Location (Disaster Shoot): Twilight Zone: The Movie

In 1981, Steven Spielberg – fresh off the back of Raiders of the Lost Ark – decided to make a movie based on The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling’s cult sci-fi series made famous by its shocking twists. To make the project a reality he enlisted help from close friend John Landis, a fellow director who’d […]