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Every year, the members of the National Film Preservation Board (Nfpb) selects 25 films to be added to the Registry, and these films will be preserved in the Library of Congress for all-time due to their significant contribution to American society. After watching the great documentary These Amazing Shadows (which is about the National Film Registry) several years ago, I wondered when The Big Lebowski would get in. A couple years ago I was still wondering the same thing. For a movie that didn't blow up the box office when it was released or rack up tons of awards, it has entered the national consciousness and even created an annual festival that's been going around the country since 2002. Today, The Dude is finally in the registry. The Nfpb have announced their selections, and The Big Lebowski is among them. Other films added to the registry include Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, »
- Matt Goldberg
The doc centers on audio dubbing of Hollywood films featuring George Clooney for foreign markets. Some of the voices hail from a German actor, a Brazilian ER doctor and a Japanese man who studied to be a lawyer and an author of children’s books.
“Being George Clooney” goes behind the scenes at dubbing studios in Rome, Berlin, Madrid and Mumbai, exploring the personal lives of these voice artists and their lives as Clooney’s “alter ego.”
The Kickstarter campaign is looking to reach a goal of $90,000 from Feb. 17- March 17.
The film is in production, with plans ti travel to foreign countries after the campaign to interview other “George Clooneys.”
- Nikara Johns
Being George Clooney, a new documentary about the voices around the world who do audio dubbing for Hollywood films, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to complete its funding. Helmed by Paul Mariano, the co-director of doc These Amazing Shadows, the film explores audio dubbing of Hollywood films for foreign markets by visiting the men who are the international voices of Clooney. AMong them are a German actor, a Brazilian ER doctor, a Japanese man who studied to be a lawyer and an children's book author. "As Hollywood depends more and more on international box office proceeds, voiceover dubbing has
- Rebecca Ford
3 items from 2014
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