Tag Archives: Peter Bogdanovich
In 1971, Peter Bogdanovich was, perhaps, America’s most promising young filmmaker, having directed the remarkable “Targets” (1968) and “The Last Picture Show” (1971) earning him an Academy Award nomination for the latter.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968) Peter Bogdanovich, Mamie Van Doren, Mary Marr, Paige Lee, Adventure, Sci-Fi
At Long Last Love (1975) Peter Bogdanovich, Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Seemingly happy gun enthusiast Bobby Thompson (Tim O’Kelly) tells his wife Ilene (Tanya Morgan) that he’s feeling disturbed, but she hasn’t time to hear him out. Aging horror film star Byron Orlock (Boris Karloff) reluctantly agrees to a public appearance at a drive-in, even though he’s bitter and has announced his retirement. Their paths will eventually cross, as Tommy embarks on a wave of modern horror that outpaces anything in Orlock’s old movies.
This homage to the childhood days of the motion pictures starts in 1910, when the young attorney Leo Harrigan by chance meets a motion picture producer. Immediately he’s invited to become a writer for him – the start of a sensational career. Soon he’s promoted to a director and shoots one silent movie after the other in the tiny desert village Cacamonga with a small crew of actors. But the competition is hard: the patent agency sends out Buck Greenway to sabotage them. When they visit L.A., his crew is surprised by a new species: fans!
The Thing Called Love (1993) Peter Bogdanovich, River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Drama, Music, Romance
Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a song writer. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry, head over heels, but start to regret it very soon.