Showbiz History: Annie Get Your Gun and What We Do in the Shadows

Showbiz History: Annie Get Your Gun and What We Do in the Shadows 6 random things that happened on this day, February 12th, in showbiz history... 1949 Annie Gets Your Gun starring Ethel Merman closes on Broadway after a nearly three year run. The troubled film ...

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ Joining Paramount Presents Blu-ray Line

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ Joining Paramount Presents Blu-ray Line Cecil B. DeMille's classic film The Greatest Show on Earth will be the next addition to Paramount's ongoing Paramount Presents Blu-ray line. Paramount has restored the film from a 4K scan of the ...

Philip J. Smith Dies: Former Longtime Chairman Of Broadway’s Shubert Organization Was 89

Philip J. Smith Dies: Former Longtime Chairman Of Broadway’s Shubert Organization Was 89 Philip J. Smith, who as the longtime chairman of Broadway’s Shubert Organization was one of the most influential and powerful forces in American theater, died today in New York City of complications ...

Harley Quinn Blows a Fuse in New Trailer for ‘Birds of Prey’

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Birds of Prey (And the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), with Margot Robbie reprising her role as Gotham’s “mafia princess.” The film is in ...

Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Cotton Club’ Is Returning to Theaters With Director’s Cut

Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Cotton Club’ Is Returning to Theaters With Director’s Cut A new cut of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1984 crime drama “The Cotton Club” is set to hit theaters this fall following a bow at the 2019 New York Film Festival. “The Cotton Club” stars Richard Gere, Diane ...

TV’s Most Memorable Dance Sequences, According to Critics

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. This week’s question: What’s your favorite dance sequence on TV ever? Alan Sepinwall ...

Doris Day, Legendary Actress, Dies at 97

Doris Day, Legendary Actress, Dies at 97 Doris Day, one of Hollywood’s most popular stars of the 1950s and ’60s who was Oscar-nommed for “Pillow Talk” and starred in her own TV show, has died. She was 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation ...

Maury Laws, Rankin-Bass Composer-Arranger, Dies at 95

Maury Laws, who as musical director for Rankin-Bass productions supervised the scoring of such animated TV classics as “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman” and “The Hobbit,” died ...

‘Killing Eve’ Trailer: Villanelle Unveils Some Striking New Season 2 Disguises

‘Killing Eve’ Trailer: Villanelle Unveils Some Striking New Season 2 Disguises In one month, audiences are going to be able to find out what happened to Eve and Villanelle. In literal and metaphorical ways, Season 2 of “Killing Eve” picks up right where the beloved debut season ...

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

Blithely thumbing his nose at the Hays office, Preston Sturges’s wartime farce concerns a virginal young woman who goes a little too far in her support for the troops – the fact that her name, Trudy ...

Charlton Heston movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Ben-Hur,’ ‘The Ten Commandments’

Charlton Heston movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Ben-Hur,’ ‘The Ten Commandments’ Charlton Heston would’ve celebrated his 95th birthday on October 4, 2018. Born in 1923, the actor became a household name with leading roles in action adventures and biblical epics. But his credits ...

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the late 1940s, including ‘Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah’ and ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the late 1940s, including ‘Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah’ and ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ This article marks Part 4 of the Gold Derby series analyzing 84 years of Best Original Song at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the timeless tunes recognized in this category, the results of ...

Jerry Lewis – Satirical Impressions in Pantomimicry

Part of the Jerry Lewis tribute A Mubi Jerrython. Writer, director, star of stage, screen and television, humanitarian, producer, and total filmmaker—Jerry Lewis was all of the above. For the first ...

Interview: ‘Big Stone Gap’ Writer/Director Adriana Trigiani to Appear at Chicago Screening

Chicago – One of the truest aphorisms ever uttered is that “you can take a person out of a small town, but you can’t take the small town out of them.” Veteran novelist, TV/film writer and now director ...

Last Year's Honorary Academy Award Recipient O'Hara Gets TCM Tribute

Maureen O'Hara: Queen of Technicolor. Maureen O'Hara movies: TCM tribute Veteran actress and Honorary Oscar recipient Maureen O'Hara, who died at age 95 on Oct. 24, '15, in Boise, Idaho, will be ...

Remembering Kubrick Actress Gray Pt.2: From The Killing to Leech Woman and Off-Screen School Prayer Amendment Fighter

Coleen Gray in 'The Sleeping City' with Richard Conte. Coleen Gray after Fox: B Westerns and films noirs (See previous post: “Coleen Gray Actress: From Red River to Film Noir 'Good Girls'.”) Regarding ...

Astaire Dances Everywhere Today on TCM

Fred Astaire ca. 1935. Fred Astaire movies: Dancing in the dark, on the ceiling on TCM Aug. 5, '15, is Fred Astaire Day on Turner Classic Movies, as TCM continues with its “Summer Under the Stars” ...

Memorable Highlights From The 2015 TCM Film Festival

For the sixth consecutive year, thousands of movie lovers from around the globe descended upon Hollywood for the TCM Classic Film Festival. The 2015 festival took take place Thursday, March 26 – ...

Wright Minibio Pt.2: Hitchcock Heroine in His Favorite Movie

Teresa Wright in 'Shadow of a Doubt': Alfred Hitchcock heroine (image: Joseph Cotten about to strangle Teresa Wright in 'Shadow of a Doubt') (See preceding article: "Teresa Wright Movies: Actress Made ...

Film Noir Star and Elvis Presley Leading Lady Scott Dead at 92

Lizabeth Scott dead at 92: Film noir star of the '40s and '50s Lizabeth Scott, a Paramount star in the 1940s usually cast as film noir heroines, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 31, 2015, at ...

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