Tony Awards 2019: No Broadway debuts among this year’s acting winners

For only the third time this decade, none of the acting winners at this year’s Tony Awards did so for their Broadway debut. This is the 21st time that this has happened over the 73-year history of ...

Legendary Composer and Four-Time Oscar Winner André Previn Dead at 89

Legendary Composer and Four-Time Oscar Winner André Previn Dead at 89 Legendary composer and pianist André Previn has died. The 10-time Grammy Award winner, who also earned four Oscars throughout his lifetime, died in his Manhattan home on Thursday, the Associated ...

Anne Bancroft movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Graduate,’ ‘The Miracle Worker’

Anne Bancroft movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Graduate,’ ‘The Miracle Worker’ Anne Bancroft would’ve celebrated her 87th birthday on September 17. Born in 1931, the actress had a celebrated career on both the stage and screen, becoming one of the few people to win the trifecta ...

Anne Bancroft movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best

Anne Bancroft movies: 12 greatest films ranked worst to best Anne Bancroft would’ve celebrated her 87th birthday on September 17. Born in 1931, the actress had a celebrated career on both the stage and screen, becoming one of the few people to win the trifecta ...

Robert Wise movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘West Side Story,’ ‘The Sound of Music,’ ‘The Sand Pebbles’

Robert Wise movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘West Side Story,’ ‘The Sound of Music,’ ‘The Sand Pebbles’ Robert Wise would’ve celebrated his 104th birthday on September 10. Although you won’t often hear his name mentioned among auteur theorists, the four-time Oscar winner amassed an impressive ...

Robert Wise movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best

Robert Wise movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best Robert Wise would’ve celebrated his 104th birthday on September 10. Although you won’t often hear his name mentioned among auteur theorists, the four-time Oscar winner amassed an impressive ...

Tony Awards 2018: Ari’el Stachel (‘The Band’s Visit’) becomes latest to win for Broadway debut

Ari’el Stachel became the latest person to take home a Tony Award for their Broadway debut. This victory puts him in a freshman club that now has 96 members. Watch him discuss his victory in the Tonys ...

Love with the Proper Stranger

What are two individualistic, highly motivated movie stars supposed to do when faced with an unimaginative studio system eager to misuse their talents? Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen collaborate with ...

The Captive City | Blu-ray Review

Two obscure Robert Wise titles reach Blu-ray release this month, both direct follow-ups to some of the auteur’s more iconic works. First up is 1962’s Two for the Seesaw, a romantic drama headlined by ...

Oscar Winner Went All the Way from Wyler to Coppola in Film Career Spanning Half a Century

Teresa Wright and Matt Damon in 'The Rainmaker' Teresa Wright: From Marlon Brando to Matt Damon (See preceding post: "Teresa Wright vs. Samuel Goldwyn: Nasty Falling Out.") "I'd rather have luck than ...

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Shared Love and Laughs On the surface it seemed one of the stranger matches of the 20th century: the serious, award-winning dramatic actress Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, and the man whose fertile imagination introduced both ...

Dory Previn, Oscar-nominated Song Writer, Dies At Age 86

  Dory Previn, who scored Oscar nominations for writing songs from the motion pictures Pepe and Two for the Seesaw, has died at age 86. She once enjoyed a prolific writing partnership with her ...

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Letters of Note a telegram from Marlon Brando to Marilyn Monroe Old Hollywood Rita Moreno West Side Story rehearsal photo. Love it. In Contention "The top ten shots of 2011" Tapley's annual ...

Dory Previn, Oscar-Nominated Songwriter, Dies at 86

Oscar-nominated singer and songwriter Dory Previn died at her home in Massachusetts on Tuesday. She was 86. No cause of death has yet been reported. Though perhaps best known as the former wife of ...

Worth Remembering:  Anne Bancroft (1931 – 2005) – “The Consumate Everything”

Before we called them MILFs or cougars – long before – there was only Mrs. Robinson. She was a mid-1960s adolescent fantasy come true; the sexy, available older woman/housewife next door with an ...

Shirley MacLaine Movie Schedule: The Apartment, Some Came Running

Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine in Billy Wilder's The Apartment Shirley MacLaine on TCM: Ocean's Eleven, The Yellow Rolls Royce Schedule (Et) and synopses from the TCM website: 6:00 Am Two Loves (1961) ...

Annie Girardot obituary

Versatile French actor whose work ranged from popular comedy to melodrama Annie Girardot, who has died aged 79 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease, was an extremely versatile performer whose ...

Arthur Penn obituary

American director best known for Bonnie and Clyde, he focused on disillusioned outsiders Arthur Penn, who has died aged 88, was one of the major figures of Us television, stage and film in the 1960s ...

Arthur Penn, Director of Bonnie and Clyde, Dies at 88

Arthur Penn, the stage and film director whose iconic Bonnie and Clyde ushered in the post-classical age of Hollywood, has died. He was 88. Penn died Tuesday — the day after his 88th birthday — his ...

Aimee Howard... Got the Part!

Careful preparation and her ability to "use the space" helped Aimee Howard land the role of Gittel Mosca in William Gibson's classic two-hander "Two for the Seesaw," being produced Aug. 26–Sept. 4 as ...