Arthur Penn, director of hugely influential films that helped bring a new naturalism to movies, died today at age 88. “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Alice’s Restaurant,” both based on true stories, were very different in look and genre but both had a refreshing sensitivity to the way people talk to each other.
And in this scene from “The Miracle Worker,” watch how Penn makes this classic moment seem intimate, fresh, and very real.
Trailer: The Little Prince The beloved book The Little Prince has been gorgeously animated, with voices including Jeff Bridges, James Franco, and Rachel McAdams. I love this trailer.
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