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The Scene Weekend: MoMA Film…..Robert Zemeckis

October 3, 2015 Hello! Scouring everywhere for creativity at MoMA and they have this that I want to share with you guys…..   from the website What Lies Beneath: The Films of Robert Zemeckis September 29–October 18, 2015 View related film screenings That Robert Zemeckis has created some of the most popular films of the last 40 years is beyond dispute: Used Cars (1980),Romancing the Stone (1984), Back to the Future (1985), and Cast Away (2000) count among the classics of the American cinema, as certified by box office returns, critics’ awards, as well as a pair of Oscars (Best Picture and Best Director) for Forrest Gump (1994). But Zemeckis is also a profoundly personal filmmaker, one of the last of that glorious breed of American studio directors who were instinctively able to combine popular appeal and individual expression, with no sense of compromise or condescension. Beneath the cheerful, lively surfaces of his films lies a consistent focus on the isolation of the individual in modern society, a pervasive loneliness that is sometimes a choice …