Women Played Key Creative Roles in ‘1917’

Women Played Key Creative Roles in ‘1917’ Ever since Universal-DreamWorks’ “1917” debuted, reporters have seemed fascinated with the fact that women played key creative roles in the film. The list included Krysty Wilson-Cairns, who co-wrote ...

Remembering Cortez: Biographer Van Neste Discusses Paramount's 'Valentino Threat'

Remembering Cortez: Biographer Van Neste Discusses Paramount's 'Valentino Threat' Ricardo Cortez: Although never as big a star as fellow 1920s screen heartthrobs Rudolph Valentino, Ramon Novarro, and John Gilbert, Cortez had a long – and, to some extent, prestigious – film career, ...

After Valentino and Before Bogart There Was Cortez: 'The Magnificent Heel' and the Movies' Original Sam Spade

After Valentino and Before Bogart There Was Cortez: 'The Magnificent Heel' and the Movies' Original Sam Spade Ricardo Cortez biography 'The Magnificent Heel: The Life and Films of Ricardo Cortez' – Paramount's 'Latin Lover' threat to a recalcitrant Rudolph Valentino, and a sly, seductive Sam Spade in the ...

From Silent Film Icon and His Women to Nazi Era's Frightening 'Common Folk': Lgbt Pride Movie Series (Final)

From Silent Film Icon and His Women to Nazi Era's Frightening 'Common Folk': Lgbt Pride Movie Series (Final) (See previous post: “Gay Pride Movie Series Comes to a Close: From Heterosexual Angst to Indonesian Coup.”) Ken Russell's Valentino (1977) is notable for starring ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev as ...

Christmas 2016: our videogames gift guide

Rob Leane Dec 5, 2016 The treats coming to consoles of all shapes and sizes just in time for Christmas... As Donald Glover’s Troy once said in a Community festive episode, “videogames for two ...

New X-Men Apocalypse Poster Assembles the Four Horsemen

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse unite to destroy the weak in the new poster for X-Men Apocalypse!  Take a look! Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) has brought together some of the world's fiercest mutants ...

Grandiose Christian Epic Became Biggest Worldwide Box Office Hit Until Gwtw

Ramon Novarro: 'Ben-Hur' 1925 star. 'Ben-Hur' on TCM: Ramon Novarro in most satisfying version of the semi-biblical epic Christmas 2015 is just around the corner. That's surely the reason Turner ...

Face Off Season 9 episode 9 recap: Judgment Day

Do you ever sit around & think about The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Me neither. But that’s all we think about in Face Off Season 9 episode 9. We’ve got your War. We’ve got your Pestilence. We’ve ...

Early Black Film Actor Has His Day

Rex Ingram in 'The Thief of Bagdad' 1940 with tiny Sabu. Actor Rex Ingram movies on TCM: Early black film performer in 'Cabin in the Sky,' 'Anna Lucasta' It's somewhat unusual for two well-known film ...

Aussies and Kiwis invited to join AMPAS

Four Australians and three Kiwis have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A record 322 screen practitioners from the Us and around the world have been invited to ...

Aussies invited to join AMPAS

Three Australians and one Kiwi have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A record 322 screen practitioners from the Us and around the world have been invited to join ...

DC’s Third Weekly Falls into Its Stride in ‘Earth 2: World’s End’ #5

Earth 2: World’s End #5 Written by Daniel H. Wilson, Marguerite Bennett, & Mike Johnson Art by Jan Duursema & Jonathon Glapion, Tyler Kirkham & Joe Weems, Eduardo Pansica & Jaime Mendoza, Eddy ...

Graphic Novel Review: ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’

Written by Michael Mendheim, Mike Kennedy, Sean Jaffe | Art by Simon Bisley | Published by Titan Comics | Format: Hardcover, 256pp Raised by the Order of Solomon, Adam Cahill is one of a rare handful ...

Academy's Special 2014 Honorees: Veterans Belafonte, Carrière, Miyazaki and - Finally - O'Hara

Honorary Oscars 2014: Hayao Miyazaki, Jean-Claude Carrière, and Maureen O’Hara; Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award goes to Harry Belafonte One good thing about the creation of the Academy of Motion ...

Trailer and More Details on The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Hardcover Graphic Novel

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse was originally a three-book series written by Michael Mendheim, Mike Kennedy, and Sean Jaffe with art by Simon Bisley; and at the end of the month Titan is ...

The Best Indie Comics of C2E2

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo on behalf of Sound on Sight. I had a great time, and I was able to do a number of things there that you ...

Dead at 91: Oscar-Nominated Parker Steals the Show in Early Abortion-Related Drama

Eleanor Parker: Actress Wasted in ‘Valentino,’ brilliant in abortion-themed crime drama ‘Detective Story’ (photo: Eleanor Parker ca. 1955) (See previous post: "Eleanor Parker Dead at 91: ‘The Sound of ...

Sleepy Hollow Preview: The Legend Continues with the Arrival of Another Headless Horseman

The year may be 2013, but to the Headless Horseman, the year does not matter. Whether the year is 1790 or present day, his thirst for blood and destruction remains unquenched. Fortunately for the ...

Henreid Tonight: From the Afterlife to the Apocalypse

Paul Henreid: From Eleanor Parker to ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’ (photo: Paul Henreid and Eleanor Parker in ‘Between Two Worlds’) Paul Henreid returns this evening, as Turner Classic Movies’ ...

Two Must-See Disasters as Parker Series Continues (She Turns 91 in Two Days)

Eleanor Parker 2013 movie series continues today (photo: Eleanor Parker in Detective Story) Palm Springs resident Eleanor Parker is Turner Classic Movies’ Star of the Month of June 2013. Thus, eight ...

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