David Nichols, Visual Consultant on ‘Rocky,’ ‘Taxi Driver,’ Dies at 78

David Nichols, Visual Consultant on ‘Rocky,’ ‘Taxi Driver,’ Dies at 78 David Nichols, a production designer and visual consultant on more than 20 films, such as “Rocky,” “Taxi Driver” and “Groundhog Day,” died on Wednesday in Taos, N.M., Variety has learned. He was 78. ...

Flashback: John C. McGinley Remembers the Passing of John Candy on Mar. 4, 1994

Chicago – It was 25 years ago today – March 4th, 1994 – that comic actor John Candy died on the set of the film “Wagons East.” It was his 45th feature film, that extended back 21 years. One of his ...

30 Classic World War II Movies, From ‘Battleground’ to ‘Dunkirk’ (Photos)

Looking to look back on some history this Memorial Day? Critics and audiences alike didn’t think “Pearl Harbor” did WWII justice, but here are 29 other films that scored a 7/10 rating or higher on ...

Prateik Babbar to star in a play titled ‘6’

Prateik Babbar is all set to tread the path of live drama with the Indian adaptation of the one-act play by L.B. Hamilton, ‘A Midnight Clear’, in Mumbai. He will be seen alongside Suhail Sidhwani. ...

One Thing I Love Today: Was the second season of 'Fargo' the best movie of 2015?

One Thing I Love Today: Was the second season of 'Fargo' the best movie of 2015? One Thing I Love Today is a daily column dedicated to putting a spotlight on some pop culture item worth your attention. After all, there's enough snark out there. Why not start every day with one ...

Killer Couture: The Supplementary Pleasures Of Criterion’S Dressed To Kill Discs

July 25, 1980. That was the day Dressed to Kill opened in theaters across the country, and it marked the first of countless times I would see the movie projected on a big screen, on a drive-in screen, ...

Christmas film events special

The Bishops Wife | Mary Poppins | Sleeping Beauty | The Nightmare Before Christmas | The Other Side Of Yuletide | Dead Of Night | The Queen Of Spades Christmas cinema programming tends to involve the ...

A Midnight Clear

(Keith Gordon, 1992; Second Sight, 15) This haunting small-scale war movie, given a very limited release 20 years ago and available for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray, is based on a widely praised ...

DVD Review: 'A Midnight Clear' (20th Anniversary Edition)

★★★☆☆ Keith Gordon's A Midnight Clear (1992) is an undeniably intriguing investigation into the human survival instinct, focusing upon a group of young soldiers during the Second World War and their ...

This week's new DVD & Blu-ray

Black Pond When you hear a movie cost only £25,000, as Black Pond is reported to have, it's hard not to be automatically impressed. However, in most of these cases impressed is all you're likely to ...

Ethan Hunt vs. Ethan Hawke

While several characters in the "Mission: Impossible" films are taken from the original 1960s TV show, Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt was created specifically for America's movie star extraordinaire. Hunt's ...

Dressed to Kill Blu-ray Clips Stalk the Internet

Some new Blu-ray clips have popped up online for the Brian De Palma slasher classic Dressed to Kill, and of course we have every damned one of them right here for ya! We're good like that! From the ...

New Release: Dressed to Kill Blu-ray

Release Date: Sept. 13, 2011 Price: Blu-ray $16.99 Studio: MGM Home Entertainment/20th Century Fox Home Entertainment A murderous New York City blonde is Dressed to Kill. We’re thrilled about the ...

Dressed to Kill Stalks Blu-ray

I'll never forget it. The year was 1980, and I was watching TV with my parents. On came a trailer for Dressed to Kill. After it was over, my dad looked my mom straight in the face and said, "'Police ...

De Palma’s Dressed To Kill gets gussied up for Hi-Def

Ah, the 80′s back when John Carpenter was making killer genre flicks, Coca-Cola was cheap and De Palma was being toted as the next Hitchcock. You guys remember that? I sure do. De Palma has been one ...

Chris Nolan Is Going All Supernatural Again!

It appears Christopher Nolan has caught the producing bug lately, as word spread on Thursday (apologies for the lateness in a write-up but we have just launched a new site!!) that his company Syncopy ...

Christopher Nolan Producing Supernatural Thriller For Writer/Director Keith Gordon

Christopher Nolan Producing Supernatural Thriller For Writer/Director Keith Gordon Briefly: A great many big-name directors, after establishing their career directing pictures, move into producing. Some do it earlier than others (Eli Roth, Timur Bekmambetov) while many don't start ...

Christopher Nolan Hires Keith Gordon to Write Thriller

Christopher Nolan Hires Keith Gordon to Write Thriller Keith Gordon, who wrote and directed "A Midnight Clear" and "The Chocolate War," among others, will write a psychological thriller for Christopher Nolan, TheWrap has confirmed. The movie is similar in ...

The 25 Sexiest Movie Soldiers

Veteran’s Day is a time to remember the fine men and women who help protect and maintain their home countries, specifically our country, America. And when we say fine, we mean Foine. To celebrate our ...

Keith Gordon Blogs From The Sundance Directors' Lab

It's June, so that means it's time for the Sundance Labs, where emerging writers, directors and composers hone their skills in preparation for their next films. This year, we'll be featuring a number ...

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