“For me, cinema is sorcery, a creative way to interact with the world in order to rearrange perception and expand consciousness, both the viewers and my own”
Called “Brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today” by The Los Angeles Times, Nina Menkes synthesizes inn
William Powell was one of the great actors of the Golden Age, excelling in a wide range of genres including comedies, mystery/thrillers and dramas.
He partnered with Myrna Loy in the Thin Man series as Nick and Nora Charles, boozy detectives.
Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982. It was a spoof of police dramas, packed with visual gags and non sequiturs. While a parody of many television shows and movies, it bore a particular resemblance to the Lee Marvin cop show, M Squad.
Police Squad! was created by th
Frank Drebin and his boss, Washington, D.C. police commissioner Annabelle Brumford (played by Jacqueline Brookes) attend a dinner function at the White House. Among the guests are President George Bush, his chief of staff, John Sununu, Nelson Mandela and his then-wife Winnie, and others.