Art Director Guild Sets Bill Creber & Roland Anderson For Hall Of Fame; ‘Planet Of The Apes’, ‘White Christmas’ Among Credits

Art Director Guild Sets Bill Creber & Roland Anderson For Hall Of Fame; ‘Planet Of The Apes’, ‘White Christmas’ Among Credits The Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame will be induct William J. Creber – the production designer responsible for, among other achievements, the Statue of Liberty scene in the original Planet of the ...

The Nominations For The 92nd Oscars Are Here – Joker Leads With 11 And St. Louis Superman Receives A Nod For Short Subject

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced this morning live from the David Geffen Theater at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Joker received the most nominations with 11. The ...

‘Joker’ Tops Oscar Nominations, but Female Directors, Actors of Color Virtually Ignored

‘Joker’ Tops Oscar Nominations, but Female Directors, Actors of Color Virtually Ignored “Joker,” an R-rated blockbuster, topped the list of Oscar nominations on Monday, becoming the rare comic book film to resonate with awards voters. The best picture contender earned a leading 11 ...

‘Hidden Life’ Offers a Rare Insight Into the Right to Not Bear Arms

‘Hidden Life’ Offers a Rare Insight Into the Right to Not Bear Arms A dozen war movies have won the best-picture Oscar, from “Wings” through “The English Patient.” Despite an overabundance of World War II movies through the decades, Fox Searchlight has two that offer ...

12 Classic Oscar-Winning Performances That Still Hold Up (Photos)

12 Classic Oscar-Winning Performances That Still Hold Up (Photos) Every year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences gets together to single out the best movies, performances and craftsmanship, and sometimes they actually get it right. Sure, sometimes it goes ...

Erik Nelson Wants to Preserve the Past With ‘The Cold Blue’ World War II Documentary

Erik Nelson Wants to Preserve the Past With ‘The Cold Blue’ World War II Documentary Erik Nelson describes his documentary “The Cold Blue” as “the garage band of movies” — he didn’t have the large team or crew other documentary contenders have. “The Cold Blue” is a World War II ...

20-year itch: Sam Mendes could set record for the longest gap between directing Oscar wins with ‘1917’

20-year itch: Sam Mendes could set record for the longest gap between directing Oscar wins with ‘1917’ Sam Mendes really knows how to end a decade on a high note. Twenty years ago, he made his feature film directorial debut with “American Beauty” (1999), which went on to win the Best Picture Oscar, ...

Ben-Hur at 60: why the biblical blockbuster doesn't hold up

In 1959, the religious epic won 11 Oscars and became a box office hit but in the years since, its status as a classic hasn’t worn quite as well as the year’s other smashes “The entertainment ...

‘Ben-Hur’: Still a Captivating Spectacle on Its 60th Anniversary

The old adage “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” applies more aptly to 1959’s Ben-Hur than almost any film of its era. An epic on a scale never before seen, it survives now like a Hollywood time ...

Feature: ‘Angel Heart’ – Hollywood & The Big Easy

StudioCanal The city of New Orleans, Louisiana, often known by its nickname ‘The Big Easy’, has been a favourite film location across the years. With its authentic Creole architecture, multicultural ...

The Letter

It’s the formidable Bette Davis once again, in yet another superior William Wyler picture. The Somerset Maugham play is a classy vehicle for a star performance — the nagging legal ‘difficulty’ of ...

12 Films to See at the 57th New York Film Festival

The year’s best-curated selection of cinema begins this Friday at Film at Lincoln Center: the New York Film Festival. Now in its 57th edition, the event will kick off with one of its most high-profile ...

Jezebel

Which Bette Davis movies qualify for greatness? Her flawed character in this costume picture doesn’t conquer all, and it’s historically more sensitive than Gone With the Wind. It’s also William Wyler ...

Julie Andrews selected for 2020 AFI life achievement award

The American Film Institute announced on Friday that Dame Julie Andrews will be receiving their 2020 life achievement award. The 48th annual AFI ceremony will be held on April 25 in Hollywood. Andrews ...

Movie Poster of the Week: William Wyler’s “Dodsworth”

Above: Italian 4-foglio for Dodsworth; illustrated by Anselmo Ballester.William Wyler’s 1936 masterpiece of mid-life crises and European travel, Dodsworth, will play in all its glory at Alice Tully ...

Hal Ashby movies: All 12 films ranked worst to best, including ‘Coming Home,’ ‘Being There,’ ‘Shampoo’

Hal Ashby movies: All 12 films ranked worst to best, including ‘Coming Home,’ ‘Being There,’ ‘Shampoo’ Hal Ashby would’ve celebrated his 90th birthday on September 2, 2019. With his long hair, sunglasses and bellbottoms, he was the epitome of the 1970s flower child, even though he was a decade older ...

Hal Ashby movies: All 12 films ranked worst to best

Hal Ashby movies: All 12 films ranked worst to best Hal Ashby would’ve celebrated his 90th birthday on September 2, 2019. With his long hair, sunglasses and bellbottoms, he was the epitome of the 1970s flower child, even though he was a decade older ...

Fredric March movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Best Years of Our Lives,’ ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’

Fredric March movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Best Years of Our Lives,’ ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ One of the almost forgotten greats of Hollywood’s Golden Era, Fredric March was a distinguished actor of both cinema and stage, with a long list of accolades. Born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel on ...

Fredric March movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best

Fredric March movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best One of the almost forgotten greats of Hollywood’s Golden Era, Fredric March was a distinguished actor of both cinema and stage, with a long list of accolades. Born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel on ...

Bette Davis in Jezebel Available on Blu-ray From Warner Archive

Great news for fans of Bette Davis! Jezebel (1938) is Available on Blu-ray From Warner Archive While movie fans were abuzz over who might play Scarlett O’Hara in the upcoming Gone with the Wind, ...

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