Frank Capra movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘It Happened One Night’

Frank Capra movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘It Happened One Night’ Frank Capra would’ve celebrated his 122nd birthday on May 18, 2019. The three-time Oscar winner dominated the box office throughout the 1930s with his populist fables, nicknamed “Capra-corn.” Yet how ...

Frank Capra movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best

Frank Capra movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best Frank Capra would’ve celebrated his 122nd birthday on May 18, 2019. The three-time Oscar winner dominated the box office throughout the 1930s with his populist fables, nicknamed “Capra-corn.” Yet how ...

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the early 1960s, including ‘Moon River,’ ‘Days of Wine and Roses’

Oscar Flashback: Best Original Songs of the early 1960s, including ‘Moon River,’ ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ This article marks Part 8 of the Gold Derby series analyzing 84 years of Best Original Song at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the timeless tunes recognized in this category, the results of ...

Martha Thomases: The Insufferable Inhumans?

Somehow, I seem to have inserted myself onto the Marvel “Friends and Family” list for preview screenings. A few weeks ago I got an advance look at The Defenders in a small screening room with about 25 ...

Sex Kitten Turned Two-Time Oscar Nominee on TCM Tonight

Ann-Margret movies: From sex kitten to two-time Oscar nominee. Ann-Margret: 'Carnal Knowledge' and 'Tommy' proved that 'sex symbol' was a remarkable actress Ann-Margret, the '60s star who went from ...

Two Must-See Disasters as Parker Series Continues (She Turns 91 in Two Days)

Eleanor Parker 2013 movie series continues today (photo: Eleanor Parker in Detective Story) Palm Springs resident Eleanor Parker is Turner Classic Movies’ Star of the Month of June 2013. Thus, eight ...

'Bye Bye Birdie': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Classic Ann-Margret Musical

Today, it seems audiences know "Bye Bye Birdie" only from the prominent mention of it on "Mad Men," when the Sterling Cooper agency tried to copy Ann-Margret's minimalist opening number for a diet ...

Review: "Bye Bye Birdie" On Blu-ray From Twilight Time

By Todd Garbarini Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none Bye Bye Birdie (1963) is an exuberant, squeaky clean musical comedy from Columbia Pictures that is based upon the 1960 Broadway ...

Elizabeth Taylor, Farley Granger, Jane Russell, Peter Falk, Sidney Lumet: TCM Remembers 2011

"TCM Remembers 2011" is out. Remembered by Turner Classic Movies are many of those in the film world who left us this past year. As always, this latest "TCM Remembers" entry is a classy, immensely ...

Hal Kanter obituary

Director and comedy writer known for his Elvis films and the hit TV series Julia The director and writer Hal Kanter, who has died aged 92, was one of the great wits of Hollywood. He made his ...

Hal Kanter obituary

Director and comedy writer known for his Elvis films and the hit TV series Julia The director and writer Hal Kanter, who has died aged 92, was one of the great wits of Hollywood. He made his ...

Comedy Writer Kanter Dies

Comedy Writer Kanter Dies Emmy Award-winning comedy writer Hal Kanter has died at the age of 92. Kanter passed away at California's Encino Hospital on Sunday after suffering complications from pneumonia, his daughter Donna ...

Hal Kanter Dies: Julia Creator, Elvis Presley Director, Oscar Telecast Writer

Hal Kanter (see photo), creator of the groundbreaking television series Julia, starring Diahann Carroll (photo) as a nurse, died Sunday, Nov. 6, of complications from pneumonia at Encino Hospital in ...

R.I.P. Hal Kanter

Veteran screenwriter, producer and director Hal Kanter died Sunday of complications of pneumonia in Encino, his daughter Donna Kanter told the Los Angeles Times. He was 92. “He was considered one of ...

Emmy-Winning TV and Film Writer Hal Kanter Dies at 92

Emmy-Winning TV and Film Writer Hal Kanter Dies at 92 Prolific screenwriter and producer Hal Kanter has died. He was 92 years old.  The cause was complications from pneumonia, his daughter Donna Kanter told the Los Angeles Times. In a career that spanned ...

Peter Falk Tribute by Director Wim Wenders

Peter Falk Tribute by Director Wim Wenders As rumpled TV detective Columbo and the grandfather in The Princess Bride, Peter Falk delighted audiences with his quirky charm. But Falk, who died June 23 at the age of 83, was accomplished in drama, ...

Remember Me: Peter Falk (1927-2012)

It is to be expected that the obituaries and commemorations for Peter Falk, who passed away last Thursday, would center on his four-time Emmy-winning starring role in the long-running series Columbo ...

Peter Falk obituary

Us actor whose success as the scruffy TV detective Columbo was complemented by a wide range of stage and screen roles Show-business history records that the American actor Peter Falk, who has died ...

Peter Falk obituary

Us actor whose success as the scruffy TV detective Columbo was complemented by a wide range of stage and screen roles Show-business history records that the American actor Peter Falk, who has died ...

R.I.P. Peter Falk

The legendary raspy voiced Peter Falk has passed away at his home in Beverly Hills according to a family statement. He was 83 and had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease according to The Sydney ...

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