Berlin Review: Daniel Bruhl Makes Directing Debut With ‘Next Door’

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Highsmith @ 100: "Carol" is a perfect adaptation

Highsmith @ 100: by Cláudio Alves Patricia Highsmith was born 100 years ago this week. The writer died when she was 74, leaving behind a collection of full of classics. Many of those novels were adapted to the big ...

Patricia Highsmith at 100: the best film adaptations

Patricia Highsmith at 100: the best film adaptations Shape-shifting Tom Ripley, ill-met strangers on a train… cinema’s love affair with Highsmith’s thrillers was immediate, and shows no signs of cooling off Graham Greene famously declared Patricia ...

Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke to Star in Dark Comedy Spin on Hitchcock’s ‘Strangers on a Train’

Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke to Star in Dark Comedy Spin on Hitchcock’s ‘Strangers on a Train’ “Riverdale” star Camila Mendes and “Stranger Things” actress Maya Hawke will together star in a dark comedy for Netflix called “Strangers” that resembles the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Strangers on a ...

Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train is getting a teen reimagining at Netflix

Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train is getting a teen reimagining at Netflix Variety is reporting that Someone Great director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is reuniting with Netflix for a dark comedy thriller inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s 1951 classic Strangers on a Train. Titled ...

With Rhonda Fleming’s Death, These 19 Hitchcock Actors Remain

With Rhonda Fleming’s Death, These 19 Hitchcock Actors Remain Rhonda Fleming died last Wednesday in Santa Monica, California. The 97-year-old actress, who had left a successful 15-year career as a leading lady in studio films 60 years ago, was correctly noted in ...

Strangers On A Train: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Hitchcock Masterpiece

Strangers On A Train: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Hitchcock Masterpiece Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train isn’t usually ranked alongside Vertigo, Psycho, and North by Northwest with the director’s all-time greatest works, but it is one of his most iconic and ...

Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Reunites With Netflix for Hitchcock-Inspired ‘Strangers’ (Exclusive)

Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Reunites With Netflix for Hitchcock-Inspired ‘Strangers’ (Exclusive) Director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is returning to Netflix for her next directorial effort. Following the breakout success of her first feature, the anthemic breakup tale “Someone Great,” Robinson ...

Essential Film Criticism Books for Any Film Lover’s Shelf

Essential Film Criticism Books for Any Film Lover’s Shelf Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links. No cinephile’s bookshelf is complete without a well-curated ...

Film Review: The Accidental Detective (2015) by Kim Jeong-hoon

Film Review: The Accidental Detective (2015) by Kim Jeong-hoon There is something steadfast about the type of charm a movie such as “The Accidental Detective” has. Loosely based on Hitchcock’s “Strangers On a Train,” this comedic crime thriller provides plenty of ...

From Will Truman to Pray Tell: The Evolution of TV’s Queer Leading Male Characters

From Will Truman to Pray Tell: The Evolution of TV’s Queer Leading Male Characters In 2001, Eric McCormack made history by winning the lead comedy actor Emmy for portraying a gay man on “Will & Grace.” Back then, the challenge was reflecting the gay experience as accurately as his ...

Jack Huston Signs With CAA

Jack Huston Signs With CAA Exclusive: Jack Huston has signed with CAA. Huston first gained recognition for his portrayal of the disfigured hitman Richard Harrow in HBO’s Emmy-winning series Boardwalk Empire, sharing a SAG ...

How a Joke Pact Between Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones Inspired HBO’s ‘Run’

How a Joke Pact Between Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones Inspired HBO’s ‘Run’ Phoebe Waller-Bridge and her longtime friend and creative partner Vicky Jones once made a joke pact that if they ever found themselves in a sticky situation, such as a dead-end relationship or a dull ...

Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train ‘Classics in the Loop’ Series at The Tivoli March 9th

Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train ‘Classics in the Loop’ Series at The Tivoli March 9th ” My theory is that everyone is a potential murderer. “ Classics on the Loop at The Tivoli happens Mondays at 4 pm and 7 pm This week, March 9th is Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train ...

Law & Order: The Musical! Premieres Live Onstage in Hollywood! Rejoice!

Law & Order: The Musical! Premieres Live Onstage in Hollywood! Rejoice! February 14, 2020, will mark the world premiere of the hysterical live stage parody Law & Order: The Musical! As a cast member and writer here at TV Fanatic, I had the unique chance to interview ...

Birds of Prey, Black Mask, and Queer-Coded Villains

Birds of Prey, Black Mask, and Queer-Coded Villains Delia Harrington Feb 13, 2020 For a mostly progressive film, Birds of Prey's choice to queer code villains Roman Sionis and Victor Zsasz is an odd and problematic one. Ewan McGregor’s Ramon Sionis, ...

The Oscar for Best Director doesn’t go to … 5 legendary filmmakers

The Oscar for Best Director doesn’t go to … 5 legendary filmmakers With the Academy Awards just around the corner, it’s time to talk about the “who didn’ts” — the actors who never won an Oscas, let alone received a nomination-as well as classic films that never saw ...

The Best Classic Film Music Albums of 2019

The Best Classic Film Music Albums of 2019 So you thought compact discs were a dead format? Not to soundtrack collectors. Film music labels continue to thrive, turning from current scores to, increasingly, limited-edition expansions and even ...

Book Review: "Hitchcock And Humor: Modes Of Comedy In Twelve Defining Films"" By Wes D. Gehring; McFarland Publishing

“Hitchcock And Humor: Modes Of Comedy In Twelve Defining Films” by Wes D. Gehring (McFarland; Isbn 978-1-4766-7356-1 print; 978-1-4766-3621-4 e-book; $39.95 retail) “The Master Of Dark Comedy” By ...

‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79

‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79 Robert Walker Jr., son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, died Thursday, his family confirmed to the official website for the television show “Star Trek.” He was 79. Walker Jr. is best ...

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