Macbeth (1971): Polanski’s Version, Starring Jon Finch and Francesca Annis

Roman Polanski  directed Macbeth (aka The Tragedy of Macbeth), a 1971 historical drama, co-written by Polanski and British critic Kenneth Tynan. A film adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, it tells the story of the Highland lord who becomes King of Scotland through treachery and murder. The film stars Jon Finch as the title character and Francesca […]

Culture 2021: Shelley Ross, Accuser of Chris Cuomo, Offers Ways to Deal with Sexual Harassment

Chris Cuomo accuser Shelley Ross suggests ways of moving forward for men and women regarding sexual harassment

Many Saints of Newark, The: Director Alan Taylor’s Challenges

Director Alan Taylor, ‘Many Saints of Newark’ on Tackling Newark Riots and Race The ‘Sopranos’ prequel director, executive producer Marcus Viscidi talk about portraying the 1967 riots as the film’s backdrop and the unexpected timeliness of a story more than a decade in the making.   ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ cast TAYLOR HILL / FILMMAGIC […]

When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965): Musical Remake pf Girl Crazy, Connie Francis (Where the Boys Are) and Harve Presnell

A remake of MGM’s 1943 Girl Crazy, When the Boys Meet the Girls is a musical film directed by Alvin Ganzer, starring Connie Francis and Harve Presnell.

Rollerball (1975): Jewison’s Sci-Fi Sports Drama, Starring James Caan

Norman Jewison directed Rollerball, a sci-fi sports film, starring James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn and Ralph Richardson. The screenplay is by William Harrison, who adapted his own short story, “Roller Ball Murder,” which first appeared in the September 1973 issue of Esquire. Jonathan E., the team captain and vet star […]