From Pretty Woman to Mrs Doubtfire: 10 of the best movie makeovers

From Pretty Woman to Mrs Doubtfire: 10 of the best movie makeovers Film transformations aren’t all about eyebrow-plucking and wearing a nice dress – they’re also about flying and prosthetics Out with the old, in with the new: suburban housewife puts on groovy jacket ...

Mark Blum obituary

Mark Blum obituary Actor known for his film roles in Desperately Seeking Susan and Crocodile Dundee The actor Mark Blum, who has died aged 69 from complications of the coronavirus, gave a memorable performance in the ...

Mark Blum dies from Covid-19 complications by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2020-03-27 14:52:02

Mark Blum dies from Covid-19 complications by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2020-03-27 14:52:02 Mark Blum with Madonna in Susan Seidelman’s Desperately Seeking Susan Mark Blum died yesterday in New York at the age of 69 from coronavirus complications. He starred opposite Rosanna Arquette, Aidan ...

Seven Things We Didn’t Learn in CNN’s Breezy Clip-Fest ‘The Movies: The Eighties’

Seven Things We Didn’t Learn in CNN’s Breezy Clip-Fest ‘The Movies: The Eighties’ CNN premiered the first episode in Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s six-part summer series “The Movies” Sunday night, 84 minutes devoted to the 1980s. Subsequent installments cover the 90s and post-2000 ...

A certain kind of energy by Anne-Katrin Titze

Celine Danhier with Joel Coen and Ethan Coen at the table behind us at The Odeon on the evolution of Blank City: "James Nares said 'Let me call Jim Jarmusch.' It was really like that. And then at the ...

The Criterion Channel Unveils Launch Lineup for April

In just two weeks, a cinematic haven will launch. After the demise of FilmStruck left cinephiles in a dark depression, The Criterion Channel has stepped up to the plate to launch their own separate ...

Rushes. First Look at Orson Welles' Final Film, New Jeff Nichols Short, "Akira" at 30

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.Recommended VIEWINGFinally, it’s here: Netflix’s trailer for their restoration and reconstruction of ...

Film Review: ‘Blue Iguana’

Film Review: ‘Blue Iguana’ Everyone remembers the best among the scrappy 1980s films that started American “indie film” in earnest — particularly those over-stylized, wink-wink comedies by Jim Jarmusch, Susan Seidelman, ...

Links: Nutcracker and the Two Directors, Schrader on Selfishness

Gr8ter Days Terence Stamp makes rare Us appearance to talk about this career and push his new memoir. The great actor is about to turn 80... Tfe ...so he's still too young for this 100 Oldest Living ...

Catch a Free Movie Under the Stars in Brooklyn + More NYC Events 7/6–12

New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s actually worthwhile. Here are the events New York City ...

Karlovy Vary Q&A: "I was trying to capture this certain female ‘cool’"

Darya Zhuk talks about her film ’Crystal Swan’ which opens the East of the West competition on Saturday (June 30). Director Darya Zhuk reveals why she wanted to return to the hopeful, optimistic time ...

‘Sex and the City’ Brought ‘Candid and Comical’ Take on Relationships to HBO 20 Years Ago

‘Sex and the City’ Brought ‘Candid and Comical’ Take on Relationships to HBO 20 Years Ago It’s the 20th anniversary of “Sex and the City,” which debuted June 6, 1998, under lots of pressure. Pay cabler HBO needed a tentpole hit to replace its popular “The Larry Sanders Show,” which was ...

Months of Meryl: She-Devil (1989)

John and Matthew are watching every single live-action film starring Meryl Streep. #16 — Mary Fisher, a frivolous romance novelist who steals the husband of a dowdy housewife. John: For such a tepid ...

A Look Back: The American New Wave 1958-1967

In 1983, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, along with Media Study/Buffalo, created a touring retrospective of avant-garde films, primarily feature-length ones and a few shorts, which ...

7 Essential Debut Films Directed By Female Filmmakers, From ‘Ratcatcher’ to ‘The Virgin Suicides’

7 Essential Debut Films Directed By Female Filmmakers, From ‘Ratcatcher’ to ‘The Virgin Suicides’ When Greta Gerwig’s already-lauded “Lady Bird” hits limited release later this week, the actress-writer-director will join a long line of other female filmmakers who used their directorial debut (this ...

Guest Post: What It’s Like to Be a Fiercely Independent Woman Film Fest Director in the Trenches

Meira Blaustein Guest Post by Meira Blaustein When I co-founded the Woodstock Film Festival 18 years ago I had no sense of how hard the work would be, and how immense the positive influence on so ...

Which Movie Does Hugh Jackman Want to Win NYC's One Film Contest?

According to Page Six,Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Susan Seidelman are all pushing for New Yorkers to vote for their movieto be shown on September 13 as part of theOne Film, One New York ...

After Soderbergh: See the Top 10 Box Office Track Records of Classic Indie Filmmakers

After Soderbergh: See the Top 10 Box Office Track Records of Classic Indie Filmmakers In a career that began with “sex lies and videotape” in 1989, “Logan Lucky” is Steven Soderbergh’s 26th theatrical release. It will extend his record as the top-grossing American director to come out ...

New York City Wants Its Own Citizens to Pick Their Favorite NYC-Centric Film, From ‘Crooklyn’ to ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’

New York City Wants Its Own Citizens to Pick Their Favorite NYC-Centric Film, From ‘Crooklyn’ to ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ What is the quintessential New York City film? The city’s own Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is eager to know, and has launched a new citywide campaign — in tandem with the New York Times — ...

‘Rough Night’: How Two Screenwriters Broke Boundaries to Make an R-Rated Female-Centric Comedy

‘Rough Night’: How Two Screenwriters Broke Boundaries to Make an R-Rated Female-Centric Comedy It comes as little surprise that Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs are a lot of fun to be around, laughing easily and finishing each other sentences when it comes to talking about their work. And ...

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