'Pink Panther' Filmmaker at His Best Handling More Subtle Fare - Both Comedies and Dead Serious Dramas

Blake Edwards: Director of the 'Pink Panther' movies – and Julie Andrews' husband for more than four decades – was at his best handling polished comedies and a couple of dead serious dramas. Blake ...

Alexander the Great

Tired of stupid sword 'n' sandal costume pictures? Robert Rossen's all-star bio-epic of the charter founder of the Masons is a superior analysis of political ambition and the ruthless application of ...

Mercedes McCambridge Centennial: "Charlie's Angels" & "Bewitched"

Today is the Centennial of one of the most singular character actresses of the 1950s, Mercedes McCambridge, born in Joliet Illinois on this very day in 1916. We hope you've enjoyed our mini ...

Echoes of Stir: Four Hours in Joliet

Photo by Donnacha Kenny"Congratulations, Tom; you're one of the lucky eight per cent!" —Stir of Echoes (1999)Joliet, Illinois is probably the American city which more people have dreamed more ...

The Top Father's Day Films Ever Made? Here Are Five Dads - Ranging from the Intellectual to the Pathological

'Father of the Bride': Steve Martin and Kimberly Williams. Top Five Father's Day Movies? From giant Gregory Peck to tyrant John Gielgud What would be the Top Five Father's Day movies ever made? Well, ...

Cannes 2015. Day 8

How nice it's been to anticipate another set of tales from modern Portugal in the form of Miguel Gomes's Arabian Nights! The film's three parts have been shown every other day here in Cannes, and I've ...

Every Best Picture Oscar Winner, Ranked From Worst to Best

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the release of "Crash" (on May 6, 2005), an all-star movie whose controversy came not from its provocative treatment of racial issues but from its Best Picture ...

Time Machine: Best Picture Nominee Co-Star Timberlake on the Oscars' Red Carpet

Justin Timberlake on the Oscars' Red Carpet Justin Timberlake at the Academy Awards The Social Network actor Justin Timberlake arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards, which took place on Sunday, Feb. 27, ...

Penn Is Latest Hollywood Celeb to Take Home French Academy's Honor

Sean Penn: Honorary César goes Hollywood – again (photo: Sean Penn in '21 Grams') Sean Penn, 54, will receive the 2015 Honorary César (César d'Honneur), the French Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ...

'12 Years a Slave' in good Oscar company with just 3 wins: 'The Godfather,' 'Casablanca,' ...

'12 Years a Slave' in good Oscar company with just 3 wins: 'The Godfather,' 'Casablanca,' ... "12 Years a Slave" may only have won three of its nine Oscar bids, but one of them was the big one -- Best Picture. It also claimed an acting prize for featured player Lupita Nyongo and the adapted ...

'Silence of the Lambs', 'No Country for Old Men' & 32 More, Award-Winning Books Turned into Movies on Sale for Kindle

I received a Kindle for Christmas and I absolutely love it. I am not a particularly fast reader, but with this device my reading speed has dramatically increased and one thing I do every day is check ...

Save $105 On Columbia Best Pictures 14 DVD Set!

Amazon is offering $105 off The Columbia Best Pictures boxed DVD set containing 11 winners of the Best Picture Oscar. Here are the details: 14-disc set of 11 Best Picture Oscar winning films in an ...

'Slumdog Millionaire' enters second round of Oscar Bracket Challenge

'Slumdog Millionaire' enters second round of Oscar Bracket Challenge Washington, Feb 8: 'Slumdog Millionaire' has advanced in the ABC News' Oscar Bracket Challenge, edging out film 'No Country for Old Men'. Only 48 votes separated the two Academy Award winning ...

Will Lupita Nyongo and Barkhad Abdi join 15 Oscar winners for film debuts?

Will Lupita Nyongo and Barkhad Abdi join 15 Oscar winners for film debuts? Both Lupita Nyongo ("12 Years a Slave") and Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips") have earned Oscar nominations for their feature film debuts, making this the first time in 17 years that two actors have ...

Top 10 sports movies

Fighting, dying, hoping, hating … great sports films are about far more than sport itself. Here Guardian and Observer critics pick their 10 best • Top 10 superhero movies • Top 10 westerns • Top 10 ...

David Walliams – Snapshot in Time: TV review

Revisiting David Walliams' first school play is not so much Friends Reunited as Casual Acquaintances Reunited 'Our photographs capture the stories of our lives, of who we were, and who we become," ...

The Sex Clinic; Trauma Doctors: TV review

The Sex Clinic is probably a good thing – I'm just not sure I want to watch • The Sex Clinic on 4oD • Trauma Doctors on Demand 5 You see more and more cocks on TV, don't you find? The Piers Morgan ...

What Is 'Zero Dark Thirty'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013

"Zero Dark Thirty" Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Original Screenplay (Mark Boal) What's It About? The film documents the ...

Ok, Let's Talk About the Amazing "75 Best Supporting Actresses" Reenactment Video

I've waited a few days to collect my thoughts and weigh in on the most important YouTube video since Corgis Enjoy A Treadmill, so here goes: A fast-yapping vlogger who goes by the name The Doomsday ...

The Essentials: 5 Of Michael Curtiz's Greatest Films, On The 50th Anniversary Of His Death

The Essentials: 5 Of Michael Curtiz's Greatest Films, On The 50th Anniversary Of His Death With the arrival of the auteur theory, filmmakers like Michael Curtiz no longer get as much sway among the current generation of directors. Curtiz (born Kertész Kaminer Manó in Hungary in 1886), was a ...

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