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For 90 years Warner Bros. has been a pioneering force in the entertainment industry. Since its inception as the brainchild of brothers Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack Warner, the legendary studio's enduring legacy encompasses the ever-evolving worlds of film, television, animation and music. From the game-changing success of Al Jolson's first talkie The Jazz Singer in 1927 to its legendary roster of stars during the Studio System era and the evolution of television and contemporary blockbuster film franchises like Batman and Harry Potter, Warner Bros. has continued to generate outstanding entertainment and remain relevant for the better part of a century.
What better way to celebrate Warner Bros.' milestone anniversary than with the stellar brand new documentary Warner Bros. 90th Anniversary: Tales from the Lot (2013). Filmed on location at the famed Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, Tales from the Lot takes viewers on an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the nuts and bolts of moviemaking as well as the fascinating history of the studio itself. Featuring interviews with some of Hollywood's brightest talents including Morgan Freeman, William H. Macy, Ben Affleck, Clint Eastwood, Steve Carell, Martin Sheen and Christopher Nolan, this engrossing documentary offers a treasure trove of insight into how Warner Bros. has maintained its level of excellence over the years and continued to grow with the changing times. A must-see for all movie lovers.
by Andrea Passafiume