Lost Projects: Michael Cimino Wanted To Make A Movie With Taylor Swift

When Michael Cimino passed away this summer, the director behind “The Deer Hunter” and “Heaven’s Gate” hadn’t helmed a film since 1996’s “The Sunchaser.” However, apparently it was not for lack of ...

‘The Deer Hunter’ director Michael Cimino dies aged 77

Michael Cimino, the director who brought us such classics as The Deer Hunter and Heaven’s Gate has died at the age of 77. Cimino directed eight films during his career. His debut was the Clint ...

Michael Cimino, best remembered for 'Heaven's Gate,' is gone

Michael Cimino, best remembered for 'Heaven's Gate,' is gone There are days where the Internet feels like the most ghoulish game of telephone ever, particularly when the word starts to spread that someone notable has died. Edgar Wright was the first one I saw ...

Michael Cimino’s 7 Films Ranked, From Worst to Best (Photos)

Michael Cimino’s 7 Films Ranked, From Worst to Best (Photos) Michael Cimino “The Sicilian” (1987) Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13 percent “The film is a mess, though hardly on the panoramic scale of ‘Heaven’s Gate,'” Vincent Canby wrote in the New York Times. “The ...

R.I.P. Michael Cimino (1939 – 2016)

Michael Cimino, the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind the 1978 classic The Deer Hunter, has passed away aged 77, with Thierry Fremaux, director of the Cannes Film Festival, tweeting that he “died ...

The Deer Hunter Director Michael Cimino Dies at 77, Cannes Film Festival Director Says

The Deer Hunter Director Michael Cimino Dies at 77, Cannes Film Festival Director Says Michael Cimino, director of the Oscar-winning film The Deer Hunter, has died. He was 77. Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced Cimino's passing on Twitter Saturday. "Michael Cimino ...

Michael Cimino, The Deer Hunter director, dies aged 77

Den Of Geek Jul 3, 2016 Michael Cimino, one of Hollywood's most infamous directors, has died at the age of 77. Michael Cimino, who went from genius auteur with his Oscar-winning Vietnam film The ...

R.I.P. Director Michael Cimino

Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Cimino has died at the age of 77. Cimino was one of the filmmakers that made up the 'New Hollywood' wave in the 1970s which pushed directors as the driving creative ...

Remembering Michael Cimino, Dead at 77

Remembering Michael Cimino, Dead at 77 It had been a long time since I was in the same room with director Michael Cimino. My first job out of Nyu Cinema Studies was in the publicity department at United Artists in New York, where I ...

Remembering Michael Cimino, Dead at 77

Remembering Michael Cimino, Dead at 77 It had been a long time since I was in the same room with director Michael Cimino. My first job out of Nyu Cinema Studies was in the publicity department at United Artists in New York, where I ...

The Films of Roberto Minervini: Capturing a Complicated Portrait of the American South

In the early 1970s, while in the midst of making his Trilogy of Life, Pier Paolo Pasolini publicly remarked that a kind of “cultural genocide” had overtaken his home country of Italy. Essentially, he ...

Locarno 2015. Day 4

Early this morning I left the cinema from one film on the way to another when a friend said why not this instead of that? Since nothing was driving me in my original direction more than curiosity, and ...

Michael Cimino tells Locarno audience "I’ll never stop"

Michael Cimino tells Locarno audience The director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven’s Gate revealed that he often wonders “why I made the crazy, suicidal turn in the road that I did”. The day after receiving the Locarno Film Festival’s ...

Honorary Oscar-Winning Stunt Worker Who Directed Burt Reynolds in Several of His Biggest Hits Has Died

Stuntman and Burt Reynolds director Hal Needham dead at 82: Received Honorary Oscar in November 2012 Veteran stuntman and stunt coordinator Hal Needham, whose stunt-work movie credits ranged from John ...

HitFix Interview: Jon Seda discusses HBO's 'The Pacific'

In HBO's "The Pacific," which premiered last Sunday, Jon Seda plays Marine John Basilone.   When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, John Basilone had just turned 25 and had already done three years ...

The Oscar will now be taken back from ...: Seven winner who can give back their golden boys

There’s no end of blogging about wrong-headed Oscar wins. The litany of complaints about “Shakespeare in Love” winning over “Saving Private Ryan,” or “Forrest Gump” over “Pulp Fiction,” or “The ...