Tarantino Takes Hollywood Back to 1969 in Once Upon a Time Set Video

Tarantino Takes Hollywood Back to 1969 in Once Upon a Time Set Video Quentin Tarantino must be in heaven. He's described the late 60s as the best period of his young life. And now he's transformed the streets of Hollywood into a 1969 playground. One has to wonder if ...

Tarantino Takes Hollywood Back to 1969 in Once Upon a Time Set Video

Tarantino Takes Hollywood Back to 1969 in Once Upon a Time Set Video Quentin Tarantino must be in heaven. He's described the late 60s as the best period of his young life. And now he's transformed the streets of Hollywood into a 1969 playground. One has to wonder if ...

Strike Me Pink

Neurotic coward Eddie Cantor decides to defend an amusement park against gangsters, and nothing but fun ensues! Ethel Merman has a small role here, but we're more than entertained by Parkyakarkus, ...

Deep in My Heart

The gaudy MGM musical bio gets one last go-round, gathering an all-star cast to illustrate the songbook of composer Sigmund Romberg. Gene Kelly dances with his brother Fred, and Cyd Charisse does a ...

William Friedkin on New Technology, the 'Exorcist' Curse, and the McConnaissance

Without really trying, William Friedkin has been on the cutting edge for nearly half a century. He won Best Picture and Best Director for "The French Connection" (1971), followed it up with the ...

Cannes 2013: The Immigrant – first look review

James Gray's shapeless, stifling opera of sorrow is overlaid with a thick sepia of solemnity that can't obscure its lack of ideas James Gray has come to Cannes with a gloomy and baffling period drama ...

Andrew Laszlo obituary

Cinematographer famed for his action sequences filmed on location There are fundamentally two types of cinematographers in American mainstream cinema: hired hands who simply point at and shoot what ...

Daily Briefing. Scorsese's "Hugo" and More

By yesterday afternoon, word was out that the New York Film Festival's surprise film later that evening would be Hugo, introduced by Martin Scorsese himself. Of course, it's a work-in-progress, with ...

Clip joint: lifts

Stop staring awkwardly ahead in the crowded elevator and make eye contact with these clips of claustrophobic cinema What could possibly go wrong? You're forced into an enclosed space with a load of ...

Sir Norman Wisdom obituary

Knockabout clown in the music hall tradition who found enormous success in the cinema Engulfed by helpless, gurgling mirth, Norman Wisdom would subside to the ground as if suddenly rendered boneless: ...

Sir Norman Wisdom obituary

Knockabout clown in the music hall tradition who found enormous success in the cinema Engulfed by helpless, gurgling mirth, Norman Wisdom would subside to the ground as if suddenly rendered boneless: ...

Wisdom's longevity was incredible. He even made Barry Cryer seem young

In today's comedy scene, Norman Wisdom's influence is felt most keenly in the performances of Lee Evans Wisdom's longevity was incredible. He was past his peak when the Carry On films were fresh. He ...

Wisdom's longevity was incredible. He even made Barry Cryer seem young

In today's comedy scene, Norman Wisdom's influence is felt most keenly in the performances of Lee Evans Wisdom's longevity was incredible. He was past his peak when the Carry On films were fresh. He ...

Norman Wisdom - a life in clips

Norman Wisdom, one of the Britain's best-loved comedy stars, has died aged 95. We look back over his career in clips Rex Harrison urged him to take up a career in showbiz; Charlie Chaplin named him ...

Norman Wisdom - a life in clips

Norman Wisdom, one of the Britain's best-loved comedy stars, has died aged 95. We look back over his career in clips Rex Harrison urged him to take up a career in showbiz; Charlie Chaplin named him ...

William Friedkin: The Hollywood Flashback Interviews

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin. In July of 1997, I conducted the first of two lengthy interviews with director William Friedkin, regarded by many as the "enfant terrible" of the so-called ...

Breaking News: Joseph Wiseman, The Original James Bond Villain, Dead At Age 91

Breaking News: Joseph Wiseman, The Original James Bond Villain, Dead At Age 91 Joseph Wiseman, who made screen history as the first 007 screen villain in the title role of Dr. No, has died at age 91. Wiseman was a distinguished name in both film and on stage, and remained active ...

Awake and Singing

Bob Martin never imagined he would become a sought-after writer of Broadway musicals. The Canadian comic, who gently parodied life at a nonprofit theatre as creator and writer of the cult TV show ...