Revisiting ‘Roman Holiday’ and Audrey Hepburn’s dazzling Oscar-winning debut

Revisiting ‘Roman Holiday’ and Audrey Hepburn’s dazzling Oscar-winning debut Perfection is a word used too frequently to describe a movie. But in the case of the 1953 romantic comedy “Roman Holiday,” perfection is not hyperbole. Directed by William Wyler and nominated for 10 ...

The Infamous ‘Dolittle’ Dragon Fart Scene Was Apparently Robert Downey Jr.’s Idea

The post-mortem for Universal’s big-budget disaster Dolittle continues, as the film continues to flounder at the box office and lose millions for the studio. More reports have emerged of the ...

These Three

Radical changes were required to adapt Lillian Hellman's Broadway play for post-Code Hollywood, to eradicate a theme that in 1934 was entirely taboo. But were audiences really unaware of the subject ...

Julia

One of the best-remembered dramas of the '70s gives us controversial actresses, a lavish production and a story by the even more controversial Lillian Hellman. Director Fred Zinnemann makes it into a ...

All 27 stars of Skins: Whatever happened to E4's teen tearaways?

Here's one of those 'This'll make you feel old' factoids - it's two years since the last ever episode of Skins aired. E4's groundbreaking hormone-fest wrapped up on August 5, 2013 - with an older ...

Stage Door: "Little Wars"

If I were a blurb whore I might start this article with: "If you liked...  Julia (1977), The Children's Hour (1961), The Little Foxes (1941), Corey Stoll & Kathy Bates as Ernest Hemingway & Gertrude ...

Daily | TCM Classic Film Festival 2015

The TCM Classic Film Festival opens this evening in Los Angeles with a 50th anniversary screening of The Sound of Music and both Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer will be there. The festival ...

Daily | TCM Classic Film Festival 2015

The TCM Classic Film Festival opens this evening in Los Angeles with a 50th anniversary screening of The Sound of Music and both Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer will be there. The festival ...

This Week on Stage: 'Disgraced' is anything but, Keira Knightley preps her Broadway debut

This Week on Stage: 'Disgraced' is anything but, Keira Knightley preps her Broadway debut We were all hoping that the London production of Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour would mark Keira Knightley's Broadway debut (she got great reviews in 2011 starring opposite Mad Men's Elisabeth ...

James Garner Died at His Home at 86

James Garner Died at His Home at 86 James Garner passed away at his home in Los Angeles on July 19. Actor James Garner known for his roles in The Rockford Files and Maverick has died at the age of 86. The Los Angeles Fire Department ...

James Garner dies

James Garner in Marlowe In the 1960s, James Garner was a cinema legend, one of the top choices to play tough guy gunslingers and rough-edged urban gunslingers. In the 1970s, he reinvented himself and ...

Appreciating the relaxed genius of the late James Garner

Appreciating the relaxed genius of the late James Garner There have arguably been bigger stars in television history than the late James Garner, but none who ever made it look quite so easy. Garner, who reportedly died in his home on Saturday at the age of ...

Photo Blast from the Past: Lillian Hellman

Today, we're featuring Lillian Hellman, circa 1984. Hellman was an American author of plays, screenplays, and memoirs and throughout her life, was linked with many left-wing political causes. ...

5 "Best Supporting Actress" Performances That Deserve More Ridicule

Every year we hear from the Oscar cynics. "Marisa Tomei for My Cousin Vinny?" they clamor. "Ingrid Bergman in Murder on the Orient Express?" they ask. "Ugh, Renee Zellweger in Cold Mountain?" they ...

The Forgotten: Who Am I?

Bad news for storytellers: the kind of movie amnesia we're used to, in which somebody wakes up and can't remember who they are, doesn't exist in reality. If you've lost you're memory so far back that ...

Morning Brew - Mon. Nov. 5: Lady Gaga and Lauren Russell want you to vote for equality, London lesbians on The Pink List

Tags: Morning BrewNEWNOWNEXT Vote with Wanda SykesWanda SykesIMDbLady GagaPink ListLauren RussellNicola Adams Good morning! Great news! The Independent's annual Pink List has come out and two women ...

Does Homeland just wave the American flag? | Rachel Shabi and Alex Andreou

Take two: Homeland viewers Rachel Shabi and Alex Andreou debate the politics of the hit TV drama series The debate rages on among Homeland fans. Some find the Emmy-winning TV show to be a tool for Us ...

Morning Brew - Mon. Oct. 8: "The L Word" character based on Lindsay Lohan, Sophie B. Hawkins plays Janis Joplin

Tags: Morning BrewThe L WordAngela RobinsonLindsay LohanSwitchButterAshley GreeneOlivia WildeSophie B. HawkinsJanis JoplinLacey TurnerChristine QuinnMeshell NdegeocelloFrenchie DavisTucky ...

'Lolita': How Stanley Kubrick Turned Vladimir Nabokov's Novel Into a Mainstream Hit

"How did they ever make a movie of 'Lolita'?" asked the poster for Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film adaptation, which premiered 50 years ago this week (on June 12, 1962). Short answer, as many critics ...

Olivier Awards 2012: The winners

Olivier Awards 2012: The winners Digital Spy presents a list of winners and nominees for the Olivier Awards 2012, hosted by Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton from Covent Garden on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Best Revival Anna Christie - ...

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