There is a very large connection between the Catskills and the movie, Dirty Dancing. And with set design it’s best to not look too intently, for during these dramatic funeral scenes, the somber cinematic temper could be broken if the audience knew who’s actually written on those film styrofoam cemetery tombstones like Yo Mama, Three Stooges and Jethro Tull.
Learning the Hollywood lingo is a part of the job’s charm: phrases resembling “back to one”, “that was awesome- let’s do one more”, “martini shot”, “checking the gate”‘ “that’s a wrap”, “silence on the set”‘ “checking sound”, and “Action!” For a veteran background artist, this film jargon coats you in a mantle that is fun to put on.
The movies have been and are nonetheless shot dominantly between 10-12 days, through Beta cam (now HDV cameras), were produced within the VHS format (now VCD & DVD), replicated in mass and offered by the Marketers who additionally doubled as Distributors.
Net reviewer Glenn Erickson, aka ‘DVD Savant’ has established a new residence beneath a brand new id, ‘ CineSavant’ Reviewing independently since 1998, the Savant database has grown to over 5 thousand evaluations and articles, and become probably the most revered and …