“Daisy Miller”, the cataclysm in costumes that ruined the career of Peter Bogdanovich

A GLANCE FROM PIERRE MURAT — In 1974, the director shone with a thousand lights in the new Hollywood of Friedkin and Coppola. But his adaptation of the novel by Henry James will experience a bitter failure which will begin his decline. This is the story of a beautiful American. Passionate and voluble. Innocent, but … Read more

Peter Bogdanovich, farewell to the magnificent loser

Even more than the wife of Bogdanovich and the mother of his daughters, Antonia and Sashy, Polly Platt is his guardian angel. It is she who suggests adapting The Last Picture Show (Simon and Schuster, 1966) from Larry mcmurtry and again she who, having spotted her on the cover of the magazine Glamour, recommend the … Read more

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar nominated director, dead at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the filmmaker behind the classics The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon and What’s Up, Doc? , is dead. He was 82 years old. Bogdanovich was also an indispensable Hollywood film historian, whose wealth of knowledge about the Golden Age of Hollywood has been passed on to younger generations of moviegoers. Even before he … Read more