laurence olivier

Carrie: The best Laurence Olivier film you’ve never seen

Posted in - laurence olivier on June 28th 2012 21 Comments

This post is part of the William Wyler Blogathon currently hosted by The Movie Projector. Spoiler alert: proceed with caution!

In 1950, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier returned to Hollywood after a 10-year hiatus. In the intervening years, much had changed for

Cinema Experiences: Marathon Man

Posted in - cinema experiences & laurence olivier on April 22nd 2012 12 Comments

“Is it safe?” Mary Ellen Mark captures Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier in a playful moment before the tense final scene on the set of John Schlesinger’s Marathon Man

oinciding with renewed public interest in the Holocaust following the Cold War, and the race to bring WWII criminals to justice, 1970s Hollywood saw the reemergence …