• 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.

    Wood, Natalie: 1981 Mysterious Death–Investigation Reopened

    We’re closer to understanding what happened, the night Natalie Wood drowned–LAPD Homicide Detective John Corina

    Directors: Marshall, Penny (Big, A League of Their Own)

    Penny Marshall, largely known as a TV actress, became a director at the encouragement of her older, more famous brother, Gary Marshall. She began by helming episodes of Laverne and Shirley and other TV assignments. She moved on to theatrical films, making her directing debut in 1986 with Jumpin’ Jack Flash, starring Whoopi Goldberg, the […]

    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.

    Monicelli, Mario: Tribute to Seminal Italian Director at Vienna Film Museum

    Director Mario Monicelli was an exceptional figure of Italian cinema: a progressive thinker whose work provided critical, and often satirical commentary on Italian politics and history for more than half a century.

    Weber, Lois: Silent Films Restored and Available on DVD

    Movie lovers rejoice. Films by pioneer filmmaker Lois Weber, one of the most innovative and prolific directors of the silent era, not to mention tat she was a woman, have been restored and become available on DVD.

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