Tuesday Blus: Spoils to the Victor in Vidor’s Ruby Gentry (1952)

Had Ruby Gentry been penned several years earlier, it would have most likely been swooped up as a star vehicle for Joan Crawford, especially as this screenplay was penned by Silvia Richards, whose ...

Scream Factory to Release The Tingler and Strait-jacket on Blu-ray This August

Does this William Castle double feature send shivers up your spine? Perhaps it's... the tingler! The third of five films that director William Castle and writer Robb White worked on together, The ...

'Today We Live': THR's 1933 Review

'Today We Live': THR's 1933 Review On April 14, 1933, Today We Live, a star-studded adaptation of a William Faulkner story, "Turnabout," hit theaters, featuring a cast of Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper and Franchot Tone. The Hollywood ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: The Night Walker (1964)

William Castle is a name synonymous with hucksterism and showmanship, more so than the quality of the films he directed. Which isn’t really fair, it’s just that his gimmicky pieces like The House on ...

‘Tyler Perry’s Acrimony’ Film Review: Taraji P. Henson Is Furious, But Is She Right?

‘Tyler Perry’s Acrimony’ Film Review: Taraji P. Henson Is Furious, But Is She Right? While “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” doesn’t quite live up to its stylish trailer — that water-torture sound design promises a floodgate that will burst at any moment — it’s the kind of “women’s picture” ...

Entertainment Industry Foundation Celebrates 75 Years Of Success

Hollywood observed an important anniversary last week – 75 years of charitable giving under the aegis of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (Eif). Entertainment Industry Foundation 75th ...

Olivia De Havilland, FX Argue Over the Word ‘Bitch’ in ‘Feud’ Hearing

Olivia De Havilland’s attorney argued Tuesday that there is a significant difference between the actress calling her sister a “bitch” and calling her sister a “dragon lady.” Attorneys for De ...

Olivia De Havilland’s Feud With FX Moves To California Court Of Appeal

The California Court of Appeal will hear arguments today over whether Olivia de Havilland can proceed with her lawsuit against the FX Network and Ryan Murphy Productions over her portrayal in the FX ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Dementia 13 (1963)

If necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, then Roger Corman is the dad of opportunity; swooping in and throwing around minimal coin but expecting maximum return (or at the very ...

King of Jazz

Make room for a genuine rarity, come back from the cinema graveyard in excellent condition: a lavish color musical extravaganza from 1930 that’s been effectively Mia for generations. Universal ...

Foreplays #10: João César Monteiro's "Passeio com Johnny Guitar"

Passeio com Johnny Guitar (“A Walk with Johnny Guitar”) conjures up a chapter in João César Monteiro’s own histoire(s) du cinéma. Occurring at that insomniac, delirious hour at which night gives way ...

Oscars Flashback: All Hell Broke Loose When 'Exorcist' Was Snubbed in 1974

Oscars Flashback: All Hell Broke Loose When 'Exorcist' Was Snubbed in 1974 Oscar history is replete with sore losers: Eddie Murphy immediately exiting the theater in 2007 after losing for supporting actor in Dreamgirls. Bette Davis coldly watching Joan Crawford in 1963 ...

Review: In ‘Fifty Shades Freed,’ Anastasia’s Pleasure Comes First

Few things seem to make men more uncomfortable than seeing women enjoy themselves. You can see it by the way in which female led films are trashed by critics, the attempts in Congress to take away ...

‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Feud,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Use Black and White Imagery to Enhance Storytelling

‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Feud,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Use Black and White Imagery to Enhance Storytelling Even as the modern television landscape is growing increasingly complex and colorful in its storytelling, it’s also becoming more black and white than it’s been in decades — in a quite literal sense. ...

2018 WGA Awards predictions: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ will be a loser no more

2018 WGA Awards predictions: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ will be a loser no more “Feud: Bette and Joan” may finally shed its bridesmaid status. Ryan Murphy and his writing team on the FX anthology series will win Best Long Form Original at Sunday’s Writers Guild Awards, per our ...

Today in Soap Opera History (February 1)

1954: CBS daytime soap opera The Secret Storm premiered. 1980: CBS aired the final episode of Love of Life. 1980: The Edge of Night's Nola admitted she was Mrs. Corey. 1994: As the World Turns' ...

A look back at female firsts at the Oscars: Barbra Streisand, Kathryn Bigelow, Emma Thompson …

A look back at female firsts at the Oscars: Barbra Streisand, Kathryn Bigelow, Emma Thompson … It certainly seems to be the year of the woman at the Academy Awards. Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman to receive a Best Director Oscar nomination for “Lady Bird.” For the first time in the ...

Ask Nathaniel

stop staring. Everyone knows you're jealous of my Joan Crawford tank top. It's been ages since we did a Q&A and I feel so disconnected so let's do one. I've been experiencing rather a lot of chaos ...

SAG-aftra Sides with Olivia de Havilland in FX Feud

While entertainment and digital stakeholders are lining up in support of Ryan Murphy and FX in their legal battle with Olivia de Havilland over her portrayal in Feud: Bette and Joan, SAG-aftra is now ...

Don’t despair, Jennifer Lawrence: Check out the other great performances that got Razzie nominations

Don’t despair, Jennifer Lawrence: Check out the other great performances that got Razzie nominations Among this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards nominees are Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky, up in Worst Actress and Worst Director respectively for the polarizing psychological thriller “mother!” ...

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