Actress Daliah Lavi, Singer And Actress, Dead At Age 74

Lavi in "The Spy With the Cold Nose". By Lee Pfeiffer Israeli actress Daliah Lavi has passed away at age 74. Lavi was discovered by Kirk Douglas, who met her on a film shoot when she was ten years ...

Watch: Martin Scorsese on The Films of Rossellini, Cassavetes, Minnelli and More

More than any other American director working today, Martin Scorsese retains perhaps the most encyclopedic set of knowledge when it comes to his cinematic forbearers. Two years ago, Fast Company ...

Watch: Martin Scorsese on The Films of Rossellini, Cassavetes, Minnelli and More

More than any other American director working today, Martin Scorsese retains perhaps the most encyclopedic set of knowledge when it comes to his cinematic forbearers. Two years ago, Fast Company ...

On TCM: Larger Than Life Douglas Turns 97 Next December

Kirk Douglas movies: The Theater of Larger Than Life Performances Kirk Douglas, a three-time Best Actor Academy Award nominee and one of the top Hollywood stars of the ’50s, is Turner Classic Movies’ ...

2013 Labor Day weekend marathons: 'White Queen, 'Continuum' and more

Labor Day weekend is here for 2013 and if you don't have any plans, there are plenty of great shows to check out over the weekend. You can catch up on "Continuum" Season 2 on Syfy, or watch the first ...

Exclusive: Kim Newman talks Dracula Cha Cha Cha and Johnny Alucard

Titan Books has released a new edition of Dracula Cha Cha Cha, the third book in the Anno Dracula series. Derek recently had a chance to interview author Kim Newman and learned more about the novel’s ...

Sound Off Special Interview: Leslie Uggams Talks Uptown / Downtown, Pipe Dream, Millie & More

Today we are talking to an iconic Tony Award-winning star who made her name as a teenager singing on TV variety shows - The Lawrence Welk Show and Sing Along With Mitch included - and then went on to ...

Vincente Minnelli @ BFI

A Vincente Minnelli season opens at BFI Southbank in London today and it is no small thing. When The Complete Vincente Minnelli ran at the BAMcinématek in New York last September, I opened a roundup ...

Meet Me In St Louis embodies the virtues of a bygone era

Vincente Minnelli's sugary 1950s confections are of another age, but as the re-released Meet Me In St Louis shows, they still sing Released on Thanksgiving weekend in November 1944, only six months ...

The Camera Moves #2

"Madame Bovary (1949) offers what is arguably the greatest of all of Minnelli’s parties, the musical and melodramatic set piece (over eight minutes long) of the ball at Vaubyessard. The entire ...

"The Complete Vincente Minnelli"

Following its presentation in August, when the Ferroni Brigade was so taken with The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) they awarded it their Grey Donkey, Locarno's retrospective arrives in New York ...

The Golden Donkey Locarno 2011

"At least you can see they're really trying to make a good festival," commented, with typical dry wit, one of the (very) few international colleagues the Brigade considers at least something of a ...

Week 199 Closing Credits: Honor thy 600th trailer.

We hit 600 trailers and we put up a lot of stuff on the blog. Did you miss anything? Read on to find out! Trailers We started the countdown to 600 trailers on Monday, June 20, with Allan Arkush as ...

New at Tfh: Allan Arkush on Two Weeks In Another Town

Allan Arkush speaks the minds of every frustrated creative in Hollywood before deciding to spend Two Weeks In Another Town: Director Vincente Minnelli and star Kirk Douglas reunited for this operatic ...

Week 199: Countdown To 600!

2 and 3 plus 10 add up to a Tfh Milestone: our 600th Trailer! Find out what these numbers mean in this week’s preview! On Monday, June 20th, Allan Arkush rushes back after spending Two Weeks in ...

Cineaste, DVDs, More

Tuesday, DVD roundup day, is a fine day for taking a look at the new Summer 2011 issue of Cineaste, particularly since, among the online samplings this time around, DVD reviews outnumber all other ...

DVD: Spend Two Weeks in Another [Overacted, Histrionic] Town

DVD: Spend Two Weeks in Another [Overacted, Histrionic] Town If you long for the days when actors routinely slapped pipes out of their co-stars' faces and cups out of each other's hands, for dialogue where the last word gets wildly accentuated (e.g., "I don't ...

[DVD Review] Two Weeks In Another Town

Everyone has a breaking point and for actor Jack Andrus, that point was when his wife, Carlotta, had an affair with his best friend, filmmaker Maurice Kruger. The affair landed Jack in a mental ...

'Dad played God. Literally'

Part of a film dynasty, he's unforgettable on screen, but has never had an acting lesson. Is it all in the genes for John's late-flowering son, asks John Patterson If you don't already know whose son ...

Remembering Rosanna Schiaffino

Many retro movie lovers (including us) didn't realize that sultry Italian actress Rosanna Schiaffino had passed away in October at age 69 after a long battle with cancer . Schiaffino provided plenty ...

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