• Directors: Mitchel, Roger

    ROGER MICHELL  The son of an English diplomat, Roger Michell was born in South Africa and as a child lived in Beirut, Damascus and Prague. He started directing plays at school before going on to Cambridge where he won the RSC Buzz Goodbody Award at the National Student Drama Festival in 1977 and a Fringe […]

    Movie Stars: Day, Doris–Films, Genres, Directors, Leading Men

    1948: Romance on the High Seas 1949: My Dream Is Yours It’s a Great Feeling 1950: Young Man With a Horn Tea For Two The West Point Story Lullaby of Broadway 1951: On Moonlight Bay Storm Morning I’ll See You in My Dreams 1952: The Winning Team April in Paris By the Light of the […]

    Oscar Actors: Robbins, Tim–Best Supporting Actor, Mystic River (2003)

    For his part as Dave Boyle in Clint Eastwood’s 2003 critically acclaimed drama, Mystic River, he won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar at his first acting nomination, at the age of 44.

    Directors: Walsh, Raoul–Hollywood’s Prolific, Diverse, Underestimated Filmmaker

    Raoul Walsh directed the first widescreen spectacle, The Big Trail (1930), an epic western shot on location.  The movie starred John Wayne, then unknown, whom Walsh discovered as prop boy Marion Morrison and renamed after the Revolutionary War General Mad Anthony Wayne; Walsh claimed to be reading book about him at the time. He helmed […]

    Ray, Anthony: Nicholas Ray’s Son and Gloria Grahame’s Former Husband Dies at 80

    Anthony Ray, son of director Nicholas Ray who appeared in John Cassavetes’ Shadows and earned an Oscar nomination for producing An Unmarried Woman, has died. He was 80.

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)–Sequel Directed by Italian Stefano Sollima

    Sicario: Day of the Soldado will be released by Sony June 29, 2018. Born in Rome, May 4, 1966, Stefano Sollima is the son of the Italian cult director and screenwriter Sergio Sollima. He started his career as a camera operator on numerous war zone reports for several TV networks, including CNN, CBS, and NBC. […]

    Cannes Film Fest 2018: Pierre Rissient–Multi-Talented Influential Cinephile Dies at 81

    Pierre Rissient, French producer, publicist and influential festival selector, has died. He was 81. His death was announced by the Institut Lumiere and French director Bertrand Tavernier. “Pierre Rissient died last night. His wife Yung Hee asked me to let you know this, and, thinking of her, it is with infinite sadness that I write […]

    Moreau, Jeanne: Career and Filmography

    JEANNE MOREAU’S SELECT FILMOGRAPHY 2005 TIME TO LEAVE by Franois Ozon 2000 CET AMOUR-L by Jose Dayan 1999 THE PRINCES MANUSCRIPT by Roberto Ando 1996 WHICH WAY by Ren Manzor 1995 BEYOND THE CLOUDS by Michaelangelo Antonioni and Wim Wenders THE PROPRIETOR by Ismael Merchant I LOVE YOU I LOVE YOU NOT by Billy Hopkins […]

    Directors: Brazilian Andrucha Waddington

    Andrucha Waddington’s Career: Waddington, 35, is one of the gifted helmers in the new generation of Brazilian cinema. Partner in the production company Conspirao Filmes since 1996, his first feature films as director were Gmeas (1999), which won Best Picture (popular jury) at the Braslia Festival, and Eu Tu Eles (2000), official selection (Un Certain […]

    Hollywood 2018: Oscar Winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Adopt Inclusion Rider

    Producing partners and Oscar winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting) have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

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