Monthly Archives: February 2012

cute couple alert

Daria Halprin and Dennis Hopper.

The former Mrs. Hopper came up on Alec Baldwin’s podcast this week when Alec’s guest Dick Cavett mentioned that his interview with Daria and Mark Frechette on his ABC show was among the worst of his career. Only Cavett doesn’t recall either of their names and refers to them (accurately) as “whoever the lout was who was the male lead in the movie Zabriskie Point and his non-verbal girlfriend”.

Their appearance on Cavett has been discussed here in the past and remains pretty entertaining and is worth a look if only to ponder that ill-fitting dress that Halprin is wearing. Check this out for more from Cavett and his interview with the Zabriskie Point stars. It’s particularly great when he tells Mark Frechette to fuck off posthumously.



dig the critics

Films and Filming. December 1968.

books on film

Sarah Miles reads up on what Hitchcock had to say to Truffaut in Blowup. Antonioni. 1966.



a book by its cover

truffaut interviews

Truffaut interviews (and interviews) Hitchcock while Helen Scott serves as translator. 1962.

truffaut directs

Fran├žois Truffaut directs Claude Jade in Domicile conjugal. 1970.

hitchcock directs

Hitchcock directs Claude Jade on the set of Topaz. 1969.

f for orson

Welles on the set of Citizen Kane. 1941.