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Sun movie criticPart I An American hero -- and antiheroBeyond anything else, Marlon Brando is the towering original who came out of the Midwest 58 years ago and electrified Broadway and then Hollywood with the visceral excitement and veracity of his acting. He exploded...
Tags: Celebrities, Budd Schulberg, Death, John Wayne, Vivien Leigh
Times Staff WritersMarlon Brando, a two-time Oscar winner whose riveting performances transformed acting from a remote craft to a naturalistic art form, has died, the Associated Press announced today. He was 80. An actor's actor whose skill was envied by generations of...
Tags: Celebrities, Apocalypse Now (movie), Death, Theater, Ben Gazzara
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelAlert, earthlings: TCM and NASA are teaming for a showing of “Forbidden Planet,” the 1956 sci-fi classic. TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will take part in the screening, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex....
24 FramesA Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
The Hero ComplexThe rabbit hole is getting crowded again. Itâs been 144 years since Lewis Carroll introduced the world to an inquisitive girl named Alice, but her surreal adventures still resonate â Tim Burtonâs âAlice in Wonderlandâ arrives in theaters in...
Tom Mankiewicz, a screenwriter and premier script doctor who made his reputation working on such James Bond films as "Diamonds Are Forever," "Live and Let Die" and "The Man With the Golden Gun," has died. He was 68. Mankiewicz, who received a...
"A bad penny always turns up" is a platitude that packs an unexpected existential punch, at least in the sardonic world of New York playwright Mac Wellman. In Wellman's Obie Award-winning short play, the titular "Bad Penny" opens a portal to the...
Zap2It.comRemaking "Sleuth" seems unnecessary, really. Anthony Shaffer's endlessly circulated stage thriller was filmed in 1972 by Joseph L. Mankiewicz in a prestige project featuring Laurence Olivier as the mystery writer and Michael Caine as the hairdresser who...
Zap2It.comJulius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch's "Casablanca" script, adapted from the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison, has been saluted as the greatest screenplay ever by the members of the Writers Guild of America. The...
Zap2It.comWhat do you think of the WGA list? ++++++++++++++++++++ || 1. || CASABLANCA Screenplay by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch. Based on the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison || || 2. || THE GODFATHER...
Tags: Ken Kesey, Budd Schulberg, Death, Michel Gondry, Lawrence Kasdan
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