Drama Series Streamer Walter Presents Makes Russia Start

Drama Series Streamer Walter Presents Makes Russia Start Boutique international streamer Walter Presents has inked a two-year deal with Russian premium SVOD service Start, and will be available in the territory from early July. Walter Presents, which ...

Walter Presents Takes U.K. to Russia’s Top TV Show ‘Russian Affairs’ (Exclusive)

Walter Presents Takes U.K. to Russia’s Top TV Show ‘Russian Affairs’ (Exclusive) Walter Presents, the expanding streaming service for non-English-language drama, has acquired U.K. rights to “Russian Affairs,” a glossy drama about power, money, and sex in present-day Russia that is ...

‘Parasite’ Puts Modern Spin on Film’s Long History of Haves vs Have-Nots

‘Parasite’ Puts Modern Spin on Film’s Long History of Haves vs Have-Nots Every filmmaker hopes to make a good movie, but sometimes the impact is bigger than expected. Neon’s “Parasite” is one example of a 2019 film hitting a nerve. Writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s film has ...

Ginger Rogers movies: 20 greatest films ranked from worst to best

Ginger Rogers movies: 20 greatest films ranked from worst to best “Sure he was great, but don’t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did. . . backwards and in high heels.” This quote from a 1982 Frank and Ernest cartoon sums up one of the greatest dance duos ...

Ginger Rogers movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Kitty Foyle,’ ‘Top Hat,’ ‘Swing Time’

Ginger Rogers movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Kitty Foyle,’ ‘Top Hat,’ ‘Swing Time’ “Sure he was great, but don’t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did. . . backwards and in high heels.” This quote from a 1982 Frank and Ernest cartoon sums up one of the greatest dance duos ...

Links: The Wife, Anika Noni Rose, Kiss the Boy

• Oscilloscope Musings Interesting piece about Zach Snyder's Suckerpunch and how it reflects various old movies, especially the musical Gold Diggers of 1933 • Cartoon Brew on the making of a new ...

Bring Spider-Man Home

Don't remember the context of this photo of Jamie Dornan with a Spider-Man figurine but I look at it once in a while and giggle. We shouldn't speak for him but let's guess that Jamie Dornan is excited ...

‘Gold Diggers of 1933’ And The Allure of Pre-Code Cinema

By Danny Bowes Witness the rise of a star, Joan Blondell, in a deeply fascinating era of film history. The article ‘Gold Diggers of 1933’ And The Allure of Pre-Code Cinema appeared first on Film ...

From Mad Method Actor to Humankind Advocate: One of the Greatest Film Actors of the 20th Century

From Mad Method Actor to Humankind Advocate: One of the Greatest Film Actors of the 20th Century Updated: Following a couple of Julie London Westerns*, Turner Classic Movies will return to its July 2017 Star of the Month presentations. On July 27, Ronald Colman can be seen in five films from his ...

Nine Actors Who Reinvented Themselves and Revitalized Their Careers

Some actors manage to catch lightning in a bottle twice. It’s impressive enough to find your niche in Hollywood’s A-list even once. Occasionally, an actor will reinvent him/herself and begin a new ...

Scott’s TCM Fest Dispatch, Part Two: Economics

The 1930s – more films about women, more films about working life. And often the two overlapped. You watch a film made today, it’s brutally clear that the people who made it rarely have to be anywhere ...

Nostalgia Ain’T What It Used To Be

Nostalgia just ain’t what it used to be. When the poster for American Graffiti (1973) asked the question “Where were you in ’62?” it was marketing a trend, spiked by the increasing popularity of the ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Ib Technicolor, Stan Brakhage, Josef von Sternberg & More

Since any New York cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed ...

Theater Review: Can Dames At Sea Work at Battleship Size?

Theater Review: Can Dames At Sea Work at Battleship Size? Mathematicians, or theater producers, have determined that the ideal interval separating the emergence of an entertainment genre from its recurrence as a musical spoof is 35 years — about the time it ...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Gang's All Here'

★★★★★When we think of the American musical, our collective consciousness will immediately race to Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, but choreographer turned director Busby Berkeley is the flamboyant, ...

Watch ‘Pre-Code’ Hollywood films on TCM all month

Tod Browning’s “Freaks” Before R-ratings, anti-heroes and gratuitous violence and nudity in mainstream Hollywood movies, there was the Hays Code. As a form of self-policing the industry, virtually ...

A Destitute Waif

Visage... Voice... Vitaphone... In Dimitri Kirsanoff's Menilmontant a destitute waif, betrayed and abandoned by the man who seduced her, sits on a park bench with her newborn infant. Beside her is ...

Ryan Gosling set for epic Berkeley Biopic

Ryan Gosling set for epic Berkeley Biopic Hollywood megastar Ryan Gosling is set to bring a major new biopic to the big screen. In a surprising move, the young heartthrob is set to play a major role in celebrating Busby Berkeley’s life story ...

Ryan Gosling To Produce & Star In Busby Berkeley ‘Golden Age’ Biopic

The mighty Warner Bros have picked up ‘Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley‘ by Jeffrey Spivak with the plan that Ryan Gosling will come on-board to produce and, very possibly, star. Berkeley was ...

Ryan Gosling Producing Busby Berkeley Biopic

Ryan Gosling Producing Busby Berkeley Biopic Director. Choreographer. Creator of stylish musical numbers. If the name Busby Berkeley conjures up imagery of classic Hollywood, top hats, costumes and whirling dancers, then you're not alone. And if ...

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