Wrath of Man: Jason Statham’s Action Thriller Dominates Box-Offcie

Jason Statham’s Action Thriller ‘Wrath of Man’ No. 1 With $8M

House of Gucci: Ridley Scott’s Already-Controversial Biopic, Starring Adam Driver–Nov 24, 2021

House of Gucci follows the real-life murder of Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver), the former head of the Gucci fashion house, who was shot dead in 1995 by a hitman in Milan.

Oscar Actors: Best Actress–Nominees (Origins, Social Backgrounds, Early Interest in Acting)

Research in Progress (May 9, 2021) The first Oscar Awards were given in May 1929, for achievements in films made in 1927 and in 1928. Occupational Inheritance   Best Actress Nominees (in alphabetical order) Adams, Amy Adjani, Isabelle Alexander, Jane Allen, Joan Ann-Margret Anouk Aimée, Anouk Aparicio, Yalitza Arthur, Jean Bainter, Faye 10. Baker, Carroll […]

THE IRISHMAN – Trailer

Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. Netflix releasing in theaters on November 1, and streaming on November 27th.

Pick of the Week

Story of a Three Day Pass, The: Melvin Van Pebbles Restored Feature

The 4K IndieCollect Restoration starts at Film Forum in New York and Laemmle Noho in Los Angeles on May 7!

Levy Unfiltered

Oscar: Best Actress Winners–Number of Nominations (Cum Advantage)

About two thirds (48) of the 77 Best Actress winners were nominated 4 or more times. Only 9 (less than 10 percent) were nominated just once.

Reviews

Golden Globes Scandals: Tom Cruise Returns Golden Globes Statues Amid HFPA Controversy

Tom Cruise has returned his three Golden Globes statues amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, The: H.C. Potter Directs Astaire-Rogers Last (and Weakest) RKO Musical

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ last film together at RKO, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a middling biopic musical directed by H.C. Potter.

Portrait of a Thief: Grace Li’s

Michael Sugar will develop the novel about the complexity of the Chinese American identity, with a search for a writer under way.

Prince, The: HBO Max Delays Series Because of Prince Philip’s Death

The Prince is an animated series created as a satirical take on Britain’s royal family that depicted the late royal as decrepit.