Directors: Aldrich, Robert (The Dirty Dozen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

Born on August 9, 1918  Cranston, Rhode Island.; he died 1983 He went to Hollywood in 1941 and worked his way up from production clerk at RKO.  He was a script clerk then assistant to several directors (including Dmytryk, Milestone, Renoir, Wellman, Polonsky, Fleischer, Losey, and Chaplin), then production manager, and next associate producer.  At […]

Zemeckis, Robert: Career and Filmography

Robert Zemeckis Filmography (as director of feature films) 1978: I Wanna Hold Your Hand (debut) 1980: Used Cars 1984: Romancing the Stone 1985: Back to the Future 1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? 1989: Back to the Future II 1990: Back to the Future III 1992: Death Becomes Her 1994: Forrest Gump 1997: Contact 2000: What […]

Oscar Directors: Huston, John–Filmography and Career

Feature Films (excluding movies during WWII) The Maltese Falcon (1941) In This Our Life (1942) Across the Pacific (1942) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Key Largo (1948) We Were Strangers (1949) The Asphalt Jungle (1950) The Red Badge of Courage (1951) The African Queen (1951) Moulin Rouge (1952) Beat the Devil (1953) Moby […]

Phantom Thread: Biggest Surprise of 2018 Oscar Nominations

The talented director, Paul Thomas Anderson, likes to take his time.  At 47, with a screen career spanning 22 years, he has made only 8 features. I have been a fan of the film, ever since I saw its first press screening, shown to the Hollywood Foreign Press, in late November. Barry Jenkins, Oscar winner […]

Malone, Dorothy: Oscar Winner (Written on the Wind) Died at 92

Dorothy Malone, the beautiful and accomplished star of both the big and small screen, and the winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Written on the Wind, died on Friday morning in Dallas of natural causes. She was 92.