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Stern, Stewart: Rebel Without a Cause Writer Dies at 92

Stewart Stern, twice Oscar-nominated screenwriter and Emmy-winning TV writer, who wrote the classic “Rebel Without a Cause,” Dennis Hopper’s “The Last Movie” and telepic “Sybil,” starring Sally Field, died February 2, 2015. He was 92.

Colors (1988): Sharp, Timely Policier Starring Duvall and Sean Penn

Dennis Hopper’s sharply executed thriller policier, Colors, stars Robert Duvall and Sean Penn as partners on the LAPD’s gang crime division.

Easy Rider (1969): Ambiguities or Contradictions?

During the 1988 presidential campaign, candidate George Bush used the film "Easy Rider" as an analogy for a passing era of laxness. Bush enthusiastically declared that Americans had exited the easygoing "Easy Rider" era and entered a tougher "Dirty Harry" era.  From Dennis Hopper to Clint Eastwood???

 

 

Oscar Movies: Easy Rider (1969)

“Easy Rider” was nominated for two Oscars:  Best Supporting Actor  forJack Nicholson and Original Screenplay by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern.

Oscar Actors: Berenger, Tom

In 1986, for his turn as the bad sergeant in “Platoon,” Tom Berenger competed for the Best Supporting Oscar with Michael Caine in “Hannah and Her Sisters” (who won), Willem Dafoe, who was also nominated for “Platoon” (as the good sergeant), Denholm Elliott in the period comedy “A Room With a View,” and Dennis Hopper in “Hoosiers.”