David Hedison, Star of ‘Live and Let Die’ and ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,’ Dies at 92

David Hedison, Star of ‘Live and Let Die’ and ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,’ Dies at 92 David Hedison, who was best known for his work in two James Bond films and on the series “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” has died. He was 92. Hedison’s death was confirmed by his daughter ...

Stephen Verona, Writer/Director of ‘The Lords of Flatbush,’ Dies at 78

Stephen Verona, Writer/Director of ‘The Lords of Flatbush,’ Dies at 78 Stephen Verona, producer, co-writer and co-director of “The Lords of Flatbush,” died from lung cancer this past weekend in Los Angeles. He was 78. Released in 1974, “The Lords of Flatbush” follows ...

Stephen Verona, 'Lords of Flatbush' Writer, Director and Producer, Dies at 78

Stephen Verona, 'Lords of Flatbush' Writer, Director and Producer, Dies at 78 Stephen Verona, who co-wrote, co-directed and produced The Lords of Flatbush, the 1974 film that provided a career boost for young actors Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler, has died. He was 78. ...

Blu-ray Review – Class of 1984 (1982)

Class of 1984, 1982. Directed by Mark L. Lester. Starring Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall, Lisa Langlois, Erin Noble, Michael J. Fox, and Stefan Arngrim. Synopsis: ...

Henry Winkler Remembers His Early Acting Days: "I Had No Sense of the Future"

How's this for irony? Henry Winkler had to audition for the role of an acting teacher on HBO's Barry. "I was so nervous," the icon has said. "But here's the great thing about getting a little older: I ...

The Forgotten Han Solo Recalls Stepping Into Harrison Ford's Shoes

The Forgotten Han Solo Recalls Stepping Into Harrison Ford's Shoes Just like Han Solo, never tell Perry King the odds. After all, the actor already defied statistical probability by enjoying consistent and considerable success over a four-plus decade career in ...

‘Cooley High’ Remake For MGM, DeVon Franklin, Common & Tony Krantz

‘Cooley High’ Remake For MGM, DeVon Franklin, Common & Tony Krantz Exclusive: Cooley High has been set for a remake at MGM with DeVon Franklin, Common and Tony Krantz partnering on the seminal 1975 coming-of-age drama. Seth Rosenfeld will write the script. Set in ...

'Carol' cinematographer Ed Lachman dishes Oscar nomination and changing technology (Podcast)

'Carol' cinematographer Ed Lachman dishes Oscar nomination and changing technology (Podcast) Ed Lachman 's first credit as a cinematographer was on the 1974 film "The Lords of Flatbush," which introduced both Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler. More than four decades later, both he and ...

Industry Veteran Fred Bernstein to Launch Astute Films

Read: Interview: Martin Davidson's "Echo"; A Hollywood Vet's Tale of Dashed Dreams The established studio executive Fred Bernstein is launching a new production and financing company, Astute Films. ...

Cinema Retro Attends The Sylvester Stallone Memorabilia Auction Preview

By Eddy Friedfeld If you’re above a certain age, Sylvester Stallone is more than an icon, he is an inspiration. The real-life backstory of Rocky is just as mesmerizing as the film itself, as a ...

10 Ravishing Films Shot by ‘Carol’ Cinematographer Edward Lachman

Cinematographer Edward Lachman may not be a household name, though he undoubtedly should be. One of the most highly regarded directors of photography in the business, Lachman has collaborated with ...

Blu-ray Review: Class of 1984

Around the time I brought this Vestron Video release home from my local video store, I had an adolescent fascination with how the punk rock subculture that influenced my development had been portrayed ...

‘Selma’ Star Wendell Pierce to Make Film Producing Debut With Racial Drama ‘Billy’ (Exclusive)

‘Selma’ Star Wendell Pierce to Make Film Producing Debut With Racial Drama ‘Billy’ (Exclusive) In his first foray in producing since winning a Tony Award for producing “Clybourne Park” on Broadway, “Selma” star Wendell Pierce has come on to produce the racial drama “Billy” with Jerry Leider ...

Trouble With a Cause: The Top 10 Movie Rebels

Now what would the movies be like if everybody on the big screen was a conformist and blandly played by the rules? Every now and then it can be quite therapeutic to have a bad apple shape our rigid ...

Hollywood Myths: Richard Gere Vs. Gerbil

"Two gerbils in a pet shop are talking and one says to the other: 'If Richard Gere comes in tell him you're a hamster.'" That's a hacky old joke, but behind every joke lies a kernel of truth, right? ...

Sylvester Stallone, Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and Director Tom Hooper to be honored at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that Hollywood icon and Academy Award-nominated Sylvester Stallone will ...

Interviews: Armand Assante, Lori Petty, Richard Roeper at the 2009 BMAs

Chicago – The 2009 Best of the Midwest Awards, at Rockit Bar and Grill in Chicago on December 1st, had many notable attendees. Actors Armand Assante and Lori Petty, along with film critic Richard ...