Tony (Paul Newman) becomes a smart, ambitious college student, working his way through school as a construction worker with his sights on becoming a lawyer. One day, he encounters socialite Joan Dickinson (Barbara Rush) when she has a minor car accident. They soon fall in love, though Joan is expected by nearly everyone in her lofty social circle to marry millionaire Carter Henry (Anthony Eisley). Their mutual friend, Chester “Chet” Gwynn (Robert Vaughn), warns her not to let social pressure separate her from the one she loves, as it did him.
Victor Buono, a 25-year-old screen newcomer, weighing 300 pounds, was cast as a mama's boy in Robert Aldrich's horror picture, “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane” in 1962.
The long movie career of Jack Kruschen is highlighted by his performance as neighbor Dr. Dreyfuss in Billy Wilder’s The Apartment, for which he received Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination.
The middlebrow and stagy Man for All Seasons won Best Picture over Alfie, The Russians Are Coming, The Sand Pebbles, and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
In 1929, at the age of 50, Dresser was nominated for the the Best Actress Oscar for the silent film, A Ship Comes In.
Fences Paramount Pictures had acquired the rights to August Wilson‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play in 1987 for Eddie Murphy to star. Murphy was then at the peak of his popularity, due to the commercial success of the Beverly Hills Cop movies. However it took three decades — and the involvement of mega-star Denzel Washington, as producer, director, […]
Hugh Jackman, the star of Logan, is an Oscar Award-nominated, Golden Globe- and Tony Award-winning performer.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) nominated its first African-American cinematographer, Bradford Young, for his brilliant imagery in Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi hit Arrival. Starring Amy Adams, the Paramount movie in nominated for 8 Oscars, including Best Picture.
John Mathieson has earned two Oscar nominations for his work on Ridley Scott’s 2000 drama Gladiator and Joel Shumacher’s 2004 big screen adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera.
The show’s atmosphere is defined by “the solemnity of the annual Nobel ceremonies in Stockholm with the cheerful bad taste of the grand opening of a shopping center in Los Angeles”–Vincent Canby