Diana Ossana

Diana Ossana The Oscar winning co-writer and producer of Brokeback Mountain takes us on a cinematic journey through her life, and talks about the pleasures of writing with Larry McMurtry and Joe Bonnano, and what ...

Film News: Character Actor Harry Dean Stanton Dies at 91

Los Angeles – He was often categorized as the ultimate male character actor, but Harry Dean Stanton stood out on his own, with a persona that added immediate recognition in any supporting performance, ...

Harry Dean Stanton dies, aged 91

Tony Sokol Sep 18, 2017 Harry Dean Stanton has died at the age of 91, it was confirmed over the weekend. Actor Harry Dean Stanton died of natural causes in Los Angeles on Friday September 15th, his ...

Bud Spencer, Iconic Italian Film Star, Dead At Age 86

By Lee Pfeiffer Bud Spencer, the burly former Italian athlete who became an iconic film star in his native country, has died at age 86. Spencer, whose real name was Carlo Pedersoli, chose his stage ...

IFC Films Acquires Kelly Reichardt's Certain Women

Daniel Crooke here, with the news that Kelly Reichardt’s sixth feature film, Certain Women, has found a home at IFC Films after screening at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim but no ...

R.I.P. George Kennedy

George Kennedy has died, the actor passing away yesterday at the age of 91 according to a Facebook post from his grandson Cory Schenkel. Kennedy mostly played gruff characters in various genres. He ...

Mid-Season Hiatus-itis | Geek Girl Navigating the World

“The Walking Dead” does it to me a lot. “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” has done it twice in two years. “Supernatural” has gotten significantly better about it, but there was a span after the writer’s strike ...

DVD/Blu-ray Deals: James Bond, Stargate Sg-1 and Atlantis, Disney Animated Blu-rays, Classic Western TV Series, and Hundreds More

While not as extensive as the Thanksgiving or Cyber Monday deals, Amazon still has a number of great sales right now.  I've linked some of the highlights below. Bond 50: The Complete 23 Film ...

It’s Not TV: HBO, The Company That Changed Television: The Wasteland

The Wasteland: Television is a gold goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Lee Loevinger When people argue over the quality of ...

Rock Star: The True Story of the Vasquez Rocks

Well, Sound on Sight’s Locations Month is coming to a close. A lot of good articles about iconic locations have gone up. But there’s one left. The big one. One of the most iconic and enduring ...

“They’re Blowin’ This Town All To Hell!” — Sam Peckinpah And ‘The Wild Bunch’

Curiously, with all the bold, ambitious, fresh talent storming into Hollywood in the 1960s/1970s – directors who’d cut their teeth in TV like Sidney Lumet and John Frankenheimer; imports like Roman ...

The Cisco Kid being revived again as a CBS crime procedural

Reports of a TV Western revival—which, like Cleavon Little in Blazing Saddles, is comin', it’s a-comin'—have been leaning heavily on proposed reboots of classic oaters such as The Rifleman and Have ...

'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner 'Lucky' to Have Worked With the Late Frank Pierson in Wgaw Statement About His Passing

'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner 'Lucky' to Have Worked With the Late Frank Pierson in Wgaw Statement About His Passing Monday afternoon, the Writers Guild of America, West put out the following statement about the passing of former president Frank Pierson: Award-winning writer-director and former Writers Guild of ...

Frank Pierson Has Died

Frank Pierson Has Died It would be enough for anyone’s obituary to contain the fact that they wrote the script for Dog Day Afternoon and won an Oscar for it. But Frank Pierson’s life included much more than that, ...

'Dog Day Afternoon' Screenwriter and Former AMPAS President Frank Pierson Dies at 87

'Dog Day Afternoon' Screenwriter and Former AMPAS President Frank Pierson Dies at 87 Writer-director Frank Pierson died Monday at the age of 87, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition to winning an Oscar for his “Dog Day Afternoon” screenplay, Pierson was very active in the ...

Patricia Medina obituary

A spirited damsel in distress and a familiar face in postwar Hollywood films Although the actor Patricia Medina, who has died aged 92, had a cut-glass English accent, her voluptuous Latin looks often ...

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 ...

Senator Jon Tester: The Democrats' Last Best Hope

Sen. Jon Tester hunts, farms, has seven fingers, and could well determine his party's fate in 2012. So why are liberals at his throat? Jon Tester, United States senator, is face down in the mud. ...

Party Favors: The Audio & The Visual

Rochester, NY - Ever wonder why schools today stink compared to decades ago? Every think tank moron has their dubious reasonings that appeases their corporate masters. But the truth is extraordinarily ...

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