The Carpetbagger: Adapting Massive Concerns for the Display screen

December 19th, 2013
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Weinsteins in Offer to Reunite With Miramax

December 18th, 2013
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Film Evaluation: ‘Her,’ Directed by Spike Jonze

December 18th, 2013
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Tom Laughlin, eighty two, Star of ‘Billy Jack’ Film Collection, Dies

December 17th, 2013

Tom Laughlin, the actor, writer, director and producer who created the “Billy Jack” movie collection of the nineteen seventies, a low-price range fusion of counterculture piety and martial-arts violence that struck a chord with audiences and became a prototype for impartial filmmaking and distribution, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was eighty two. The lead to was pneumonia, his daughter, Teresa, explained. Mr. Laughlin wrote, directed and starred in all 4 of the Billy Jack films, earnest tales of a tightly wound, fifty percent-Cherokee Vietnam veteran named Billy Jack who shields Indians, wild horses and progressive ideals towards assaults. […]

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Motion picture Review: ‘Paradise: Hope,’ the 3rd Movie in Ulrich Seidl’s Unblinking Trilogy

December 16th, 2013
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Joan Fontaine, Who Received an Oscar for Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion,’ Dies at ninety six

December 16th, 2013

Joan Fontaine, the patrician blond actress who rose to stardom as a haunted next spouse in the Alfred Hitchcock movie “Rebecca” in 1940 and gained an Academy Award for her portrayal of a terrified newlywed in Hitchcock’s “Suspicion,” died at her property in Carmel, Calif., on Sunday. She was 96. Her demise was confirmed by her assistant, Susan Pfeiffer. Ms. Fontaine was only 24 when she took residence her Oscar in 1942, the youngest greatest-actress winner at the time, but her victory was equally notable due to the fact her more mature sister, Olivia de Havilland, was also a nominee […]

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Peter O’Toole, Star of ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Is Dead at eighty one

December 15th, 2013

Peter O’Toole, an Irish bookmaker’s son with a hell-elevating streak whose magnetic efficiency in the 1962 epic movie “Lawrence of Arabia” attained him overnight fame and put him on the street to getting to be one of his generation’s most completed and charismatic actors, died on Saturday, in accordance to his agent, Steve Kenis. He was eighty one. A blond, blue-eyed 6-footer, Mr. O’Toole experienced the dashing great looks and high spirits befitting a leading gentleman, and he did not disappoint in “Lawrence,” David Lean’s wide-display screen, practically-four-hour homage to T.E. Lawrence, the daring British soldier and adventurer who led […]

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Sunday Schedule | Taryn Manning: Cleansing the Place, and Clearing the Mind

December 15th, 2013

MELLOW TO Increase I wake up close to 9 or 9:15. The first point I do is get my canine out for a stroll, just to do her company. I place on Pandora, the Calm Meditation radio. It is just a mellow way of increasing and shining. TEA, Probably JUICE I don’t drink coffee but I drink environmentally friendly tea. If I have some greens around, I’ll make juice. And I enjoy oatmeal. I feel I enjoy oatmeal way too much. Responsibilities I typically do a cleanup on Sunday. I’m a standard particular person — cleaning and laundry. New York […]

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Screening George Cukor

December 14th, 2013

The director George Cukor’s movie job spanned above 50 several years and incorporated musicals, screwball comedies, melodramas, literary variations and a lot more. The Movie Modern society of Lincoln Center is celebrating Mr. Cukor’s work with a complete overview of his films, from some of his most well-known functions (“A Star is Born” with Judy Garland, pictured) to lesser-acknowledged perform (“Bhowani Junction”). The collection operates from Dec. 13-Jan. 7. Images from some of the movies in the sequence are on the subsequent slides.

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Film Evaluation: ‘Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas’ Opens

December 14th, 2013
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