Game Of Thrones Star Being Eyed For Hunchback Of Notre Dame Remake

With Aladdin behind them and The Lion King arriving next week, Disney are pressing ahead with their endless stream of live-action (or CGI) remakes of their classic animated movies. We’ve previously ...

Film Review: ‘The Lion King’

Film Review: ‘The Lion King’ From the ecstatic Zulu chant that opens the film — “Nants ingonyama bagithi baba!” — to the thundering drumbeat that ends it, director Jon Favreau’s exhilarating live-action take on “The Lion King” ...

Palanquin Offers New Business Model for East-West Productions in SVoD Era

Palanquin Offers New Business Model for East-West Productions in SVoD Era For Westerners making movies in Asia, logistics can be problematic. And, for Asian filmmakers able to navigate local conditions, screenwriting for international audiences and access to markets can ...

Remembering Andrzej Wajda, Kevin Meaney and More Reel-Important People We Lost in October

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies that have left us in recent weeks. Below you'll find names big and small and from all areas of ...

Kathryn Adams Dies; ‘Saboteur’ Actress Was 96

Kathryn Adams Dies; ‘Saboteur’ Actress Was 96 Kathryn Adams, an actress who appeared in such notable films as Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur and the Charles Laughton-starring The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and who retired from Hollywood upon her ...

Her Majesty, Love

It's the final Hollywood film by the legendary Ziegfeld star Marilyn Miller, and it's also a terrific talkie feature debut for W.C. Fields -- with one of his dazzling juggling bits. But the real star ...

DVD Savant 2015 Favored Disc Roundup

or, Savant picks The Most Impressive Discs of 2015 This is the actual view from Savant Central, looking due North. What a year! I was able to take one very nice trip back East too see Washington ...

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 ...

Maureen O'Hara 1920-2015

Maureen O'Hara 1920-2015 Maureen O’Hara, an actress whose career stretched beyond film and television to the world of business, has died at the age of 95.O’Hara, born Maureen FitzSimons to Charles and Marguerite in Dublin in ...

Actress Maureen O’Hara Dies At Age 95

From the AP: Maureen O’Hara, the flame-haired Irish movie star who appeared in classics ranging from the grim “How Green Was My Valley” to the uplifting “Miracle on 34th Street” and bantered ...

June 9th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Sleepaway Camp II & III Collector’s Editions, Society, Spider Baby

Get ready, campers! It’s a big week for all you Angela Baker fans out there as this Tuesday the good folks at Scream Factory are releasing Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVDs for the first two Sleepaway ...

New on Video: ‘Jamaica Inn’

Jamaica Inn Written by Sidney Gilliat and Joan Harrison Directed by Alfred Hitchcock UK, 1939 With 23 feature films to his credit, by 1939, Alfred Hitchcock was the most famous director in ...

From Actor to "Action!", Exploring the Debuts of 19 Actors-Turned-Directors

Over the course of film history, we've seen plenty of long-time actors step behind the camera to take up their directorial ambitions. Clint Eastwood did it. Mel Gibson did it. George Clooney did it. ...

Movie Poster of the Week: “The Private Life of Henry VIII” and Charles Laughton in Posters

Above: Us three-sheet poster for The Private Life of Henry VIII (Alexander Korda, UK, 1933). The great Charles Laughton may not have been the prettiest of movie stars, but he had a presence that ...

The Sound Of Music To Open 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival – Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer To Appear

Hollywood will come alive with The Sound of Music (1965) this spring as the beloved, Oscar®-winning classic returns to the big screen to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala opening-night ...

Icymi November's First Half

Paul, Nathaniel & Anne MarieAs you know I just spent a week in Los Angeles for the 2014 AFI festival which kicked off with A Most Violent Year soiree and included a tribute to legendary Sophia Loren. ...

94-Year-Old O'Hara Finally Gets Academy Recognition Tonight

Maureen O'Hara movies: 2014 Honorary Oscar for Hollywood legend (photo: Maureen O'Hara at the 2014 Governors Awards) In the photo above, the movies' Maureen O'Hara, 2014 Honorary Oscar recipient for ...

Watch: 45-Minute Documentary on Director Robert Wise

People latch on to certain filmmakers and hold them up to an incredibly high standard. Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Hitchcock and many others are given the pedestal treatment. However, ...

The movie characters who scared us as children

Jaws from James Bond One movie character who scared me as a child was Jaws, the shiny-toothed James Bond villain. Those silver teeth freaked me out, big time – I remember the early sequence from The ...

Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki, Maureen O’Hara & Harry Belafonte To Receive 2014 Governors Awards

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, and the ...

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