Peter Bogdanovich

Peter Bogdanovich

Date of Birth: 30 Jul 1939

Country: USA

Biography: Bogdanovich is part of the wave of "New Hollywood" directors, which included William Friedkin, Brian De Palma, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Michael Cimino, and Francis Ford Coppola. His most critically acclaimed film is The Last Picture Show (1971).

Total Credits at Criticker: 77 (Actor), 25 (Director), 11 (Writer)

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    The trials and tribulations of wealthy young Manhattanites and their sexual coming of age, a romantic comedy set at an Upper East Side prep school.
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    Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-Screen
    The King of the B's, Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the first independent filmmakers, shooting movies in six days for a fraction of the cost of a studio feature. This documentary searches for an understanding of the mysterious and oft-forgotten man behind some of the most classic noir, horror, and sci-fi films in history. (Anthology Film Archives)
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    The Independent
    A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical. (imdb)
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    Targets
    A retiring horror movie actor decides to make one final public appearance even while a serial killer goes on a shooting spree. (imdb)
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    Boffo! Tinseltown\
    Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic. (imdb)
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    Infamous
    Infamous follows the dangerous quest for artistic greatness chosen by Truman Capote (Jones) as he travels to Kansas to investigate the brutal murder of the Clutter family, accompanied by lifelong friend and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Nelle Harper Lee (Bullock). (Warner Independent Pictures)
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    Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock \
    A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie. (imdb)
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    Broken English
    In a startling mature and nuanced performance, Parker Posey plays Nora Wilder, a thirty-something Manhattanite who is cynical about love and relationships, in this astute collaboration with first-time writer/director Zoe Cassavetes. (Magnolia Pictures)
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    Dedication
    Dedication is a modern love story in which the misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book series is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and creative collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts of love and life, he discovers that maybe all it takes is a little dedication to find love. (The Weinstein Company)
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    The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird
    An appreciation and the story of the "making of" THE MALTESE FALCON. (imdb)
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    Highball
    A newly-married couple tries to build their social life. (imdb)
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    American Experience
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    'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris is a documentary film that comprehensively examines the groundbreaking jazz vocalist's life and art--his meteoric rise, enigmatic career, and mysterious life, asking the question: How much do you we need to know of an artist's life to approach his art? (Outsider Pictures)
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    Mr. Jealousy
    In this dark comedy, former broadcast journalist and current substitute teacher Lester Grimm (Eric Stoltz) is not especially good at displaying a healthy trust in his relationships. Ever since the age of 15, when Lester's first girlfriend ditched him for a 24-year-old, Lester has displayed an overpowering jealousy toward the women in his life -- which explains why he's still single... (All Movie Guide)
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    Humboldt County
    A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself. (imdb)
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    Great Performances
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    The Dukes
    The Dukes is the wry comic tale of a down-and-out Doo Wop band tho takes a bumbling detour into burglary in their endless quest to make good on their dreams. The film is a rollicking caper that is also deeply candid about life, love, friendship and the heart it takes to keep on struggling to find meaning and connection as life takes one absurd turn after another...
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    Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius
    This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, such as "Shadow of a Doubt", "Notorious", "Rear Window", "Vertigo", "Psycho" and "The Birds". (imdb)
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    Reputations
    Reputations (1994) - TV Series
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    Documentary on the making and restoring of Hitchcock's 1954 masterpiece "Rear Window"
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    Before the Fact: Suspicious Hitchcock
    A documentary on Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 film, "Suspicion"
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    Hitchcock and Dial M For Murder
    A documentary on the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock film, "Dial M For Murder"
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    Dreaming with Scissors: Hitchcock, Surrealism & Salvador Dali
    A documentary about Hitchcock, surrealism and Salvador Dali.
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    Pure Cinema: Birth of the Hitchcock Style
    A doc charting the early years of Hitchcock's career in England. (imdb)
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    Saint Jack
    Jack Flowers, an American hustler is trying to make his fortune in 1970s Singapore in small time pimping. He dreams of building a fortune by running a brothel himself and returning to the States to lead a life of luxury. Savvy but not unsavory he strikes up a friendship with William Leigh, a genial and decent auditor who travels to Singapore every year. (imdb)
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    Lions Love
    Lion's Love is a pseudo-documentary with no concrete direction. It asks us to be voyeurs of three people who define cavalierism.. An oddly fascinating look at late 60's America via the very french Varda.
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    Abandoned
    Abandoned (2010) - Direct-to-Video
    Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished. An administrator can find no record of him, and a police search turns up nothing. Increasingly frantic, Mary's taken to staff psychiatrist Dr. Bensley, who pronounces her unstable. Now she must not only find her missing boyfriend, but prove her own sanity as well. (imdb)
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    Queen of the Lot
    An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her Iowa hometown, but far less than Angelina Jolie, Maggie is desperate to claw her way off the B-list of action/adventure pictures and into major movie stardom. (The Rainbow Film Co)
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    Howard Hawks: American Artist
    This British-produced documentary offers an insightful portrait of American filmmaker Howard Hawks, whose remarkable five decade long career encompassed some of Hollywood's best loved movies. Hawks' personal and professional life is recalled by such friends and co-workers as Todd McCarthy, Lauren Bacall, Peter Bogdanovich, Angie Dickinson, William Friedkin and Walter Hill. It is also chronicled via archival interviews and clips from his best known films. (Sandra Brennan, Rovi)
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    Corman\
    Independent film maverick. Trailblazing writer/director who takes chances with style and script. Inspirational humanist. Box-office success. Indie filmmaker from the 1970s or 1990s? No--Roger Corman! (mubi.com)
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    New York at the Movies
    This documentary is essentially a paean to New York City rather than an attempt at a comprehensive overview of films based there, and is restricted to a rather limited grouping of movies and performers who appear repeatedly, thereby neglecting a raft of major works from both the silent era and modern cinema, resulting in a curiously inbred feeling amid the Gothamite encomia.
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    No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos
    After improbably chronicling the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, young filmmakers László Kovács and Vilmos Zsigmond fled their homeland and ended up in America, where the pals became two of the movie industry's most influential cinematographers. (Netflix)
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    Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas
    A visceral deconstruction of Academy Award nominated Peter Bogdanovich and the nervous breakdown he nearly had while shooting THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. (imdb)
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    Bella Mafia
    Bella Mafia (1997) - TV Movie
    When Sofia marries into a Mafia family, she doesn't know what she's getting into. When her husband, all her brothers-in-law, and her father-in-law are murdered by a rival family, Sofia, her mother-in-law and her sisters-in-law swear to get revenge upon the family. (imdb)
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    All About \
    All About 'The Birds' (2000) - Direct-to-Video
    80-minute documentary combining current interviews with archival materials and scenes from the film. (imdb)
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    The Sound of Silence: The Making of \
    A "The Making of..." documentary about Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Lodger (1927)'.
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    The Informer: Out of the Fog
    This is a special feature included on the DVD for "The Informer"--a film John Ford made for RKO and which was released in 1935. Victor McLaglen received the Oscar for best actor for this film. (imdb)
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    Cold Turkey
    Thanksgiving for the eccentric Turner clan turns into a train wreck when "insane" daughter Nina comes homes for the first time in 15 years. (imdb)
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    Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today
    Director Peter Bogdanovich discusses the career of director/writer Leo McCarey. Included in The Criterion Collection's 2010 DVD release of the Leo McCarey film Make Way for Tomorrow (1937). (imdb)
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    The Other Side of the Wind
    A Hollywood director emerges from semi-exile with plans to complete work on an innovative motion picture.
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    Runnin\
    A four-hour documentary chronicling the career of rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
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    Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II
    Part one of a BBC documentary about Jean Renoir.
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    Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That
    Documentary about filmmaker Budd Boetticher.
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    Budd Boetticher: An American Original
    A documentary about filmmaker Budd Boetticher.
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    The Tell-Tale Heart
    A haunting account of a tormented man who continually re-admits himself into a medical facility, in a futile attempt to escape from his pending madness (imdb)
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    Smiling Through the Apocalypse
    Chronicles a man whose editorial instincts produced one of the greatest magazines ever: Harold Hayes, the swinging editor and cultural provocateur of the iconic Esquire Magazine of the Sixties. Through the narrative of his son Tom, a journey ensues opening unprecedented access to some of the Esquire magazine's most compelling talents, from Nora Ephron to George Lois, and Tom Wolfe to Gore Vidal.
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    Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
    Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker...
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    Hitchcock/Truffaut
    Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut\'s 1966 book \"Cinema According to Hitchcock\" influenced their work. (imdb)
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    3D: A Brief History
    A look at how Dial M for Murder (1954) was produced for 3-D viewing. (imdb)
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    The Making of \
    A short historical documentary on the film Rebecca and the working relationship of Alfred Hitchcock and David O. Selznick.
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    78/52
    An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema. (imdb)
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    The Complete Citizen Kane
    A documentary on Citizen Kane and the stories behind this cinematic milestone. Made as part of the many celebrations of the movie's 50th anniversary, the documentary presents interviews with actors and technicians involved in Kane's making; film historians; the controversial Pauline Kael - who wrote a critical article about Orson Welles real contribution to the film; and of course, old clips of Welles himself revealing details about his very first film project. (imdb)
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    They\
    In the final fifteen years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on a film, The Other Side of the Wind ,in itself a film about an aging film director trying to finish his last great movie. (imdb)
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    The Great Buster
    Documentary on the life and works of comic genius Buster Keaton, directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
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    A Final Cut for Orson: 40 Years in the Making
    A glimpse behind the scenes into the complicated process of recovering and completing the final film of legendary director Orson Welles. (imdb)
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    Guilt by Association: Psychoanalyzing Spellbound
    Documentary on the making of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Spellbound.'
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    A Constant Forge
    A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work. (imdb)
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    The Movies
    The Movies (2019) - TV Series
    A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture. (imdb)
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    Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies
    The definitive documentary on the history of nudity in feature films from the early silent days to the present, studying the changes in morality that led to the use of nudity in films while emphasizing the political, sociological and artistic changes that shaped that history. Skin will also study the gender inequality in presenting nude images in motion pictures and will follow the revolution that has created nude gender equality in feature films today.
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    The Ultimate Romance: The Making of \
    Documentary on the making of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Notorious' (1946).
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    Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Spymaster
    Documentary on Alfred Hitchcock and early spy and espionage films.
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    A Film of Firsts: Peter Bogdanovitch on Red River
    Peter Bogdanovitch on Red River
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    The Creatress
    Young, bestselling author Eryn Bellow concludes her bookstore tour with her agent selling film rights and closing a six figure advance for her follow-up. Headwinds arise as critics get offended by the claims that Eryn is being declared a living literary legend. The storm gathers force as the assaults gravitate from bad reviews to a fake-memoir designed to obliterate her from the field.
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    American Masters
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    The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich
    Director Peter Bogdanovich sitting down to discuss Orson Welles' cult classic The Lady from Shanghai.
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    With Orson Welles: Stories from a Life in Film
    A two-and-a-half hour documentary retrospective on the career of Orson Welles, featuring a long interview with Welles.
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    Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All-Time- Vol. 1 Midnight Madness
    From "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" to "The Big Lebowski" and everything in between, this fascinating deep-dive documentary begins its celebration of the greatest cult movies of all-time discussing the birth of the midnight movie. (imdb)
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    Dorothy Stratten: The Untold Story
    This documentary presents the story of Dorothy Stratten, who was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Year in 1980. Stratten was murdered by her husband, Paul Snider. The film investigates the playmate's past, the dynamics of her relationship with her husband, and the events surrounding her violent demise.
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    This is Orson Welles
    A portrait of the great film maker Orson Welles, with interviews with himself, his daughter and other film personalities. [IMDB]
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    The Sopranos
    The Sopranos (1999) - TV Series
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    Six L.A. Love Stories
    Over the course of one afternoon, in six different parts of Los Angeles, six couples connect, reconnect, or fall apart. (imdb)
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    Documentary Now!
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    John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man
    Dreaming the Quiet Man’ includes interviews with aficionados of Ford like, Martin, Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovicz, Jim Sheridan, William Dowling, and Joe McBride. There is mesmeric archive and rare photographs of the making of the film. The main location of the documentary is Ford’s ancestral homeland of Connemara, on the west coat of Ireland, where his parents were born. (themoviedb.org)
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    Out of Order
    Out of Order (2003) - TV Mini-Series
    An unsatisfying marriage leads a man to consider a relationship with someone else.
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    Ballyhoo: The Hollywood Sideshow!
    A look at various forms of promotion including the carnival humbuggery of PT Barnum, the publicizing of star Florence Lawrence by Carl Laemmle, the movie palaces of Sid Grauman, and the use of food concessions such as pizza at drive-ins.
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    The Simpsons
    The Simpsons (1989) - TV Series
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    Roger Corman, le pape du pop cinéma
    The exploitation career of maverick producer Roger Corman, covering his heyday as a director touching upon subjects that major studios wouldn't allow that appealed mainly to youth audiences at their local drive-ins.
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