Of the Day – 11.28.11

Read of the Day: Nick Davis, one of my favorite film writers/scholars, is revamping his list of top 100 movies of all-time. [Nick's Flick Picks] News of the Day: Legendary British director Ken Russell has…

Of the Day – 11.21.11

Read of the Day: An interesting take on The Iron Lady from a woman who experienced Margaret Thatcher's tenure first hand. [The Guardian] News of the Day: The case surrounding Natalie Wood's death is being…

Of the Day – 09.12.11

Read of the Day: 6 things the film industry doesn't want you to know about including creative accounting and script theft. [Film School Rejects] News of the Day: Cliff Robertson, who won an Oscar for…

Of the Day – 09.06.11

Read of the Day: An interesting interview with Seth Rogen and Will Reiser about their true story behind 50/50. [Movieline] News of the Day: Producer Brian Reilly who was behind the Santa Clause films passed…

Of the Day – 08.15.11

Read of the Day: There has been much written on both sides of the argument, but the Association of Black Women Historians object to The Help. [Movieline] News of the Day: Bollywood actor and screen…

Of the Day – 07.28.11

Read of the Day: With the announcement of the line-up for the Toronto International Film Festival, it is not surprising that Oscar buzz is already following. Here are 10 contenders gunning for Oscars at TIFF.…

Of the Day – 06.13.11

Read of the Day: In light of recent events, a special on Sex Scandals and Politics at the Movies. [Alt Film Guide] News of the Day: Producer Laura Ziskin, whose career included films like As…

Of the Day – 05.09.11

Read of the Day: The Cannes Film Festival kicks off tomorrow and so coverage will soon be heavy. This year they turned to big stars in its attempt to re-assert itself as the world's best…

Legendary Director Sidney Lumet Dies at 86

Sidney Lumet, the legendary Hollywood director of such classic films at 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network has died today at his home in Manhattan. His step-daughter reports to The New York Times…

Of the Day – 03.29.11

Read of the Day: The faux-feminism of Sucker Punch. [Cinematical] News of the Day: Farley Granger, the actor best known for his performances in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope and Strangers on a Train has died at…

Video Tributes to Elizabeth Taylor

Following the announcement of the death of Elizabeth Taylor, numerous video tributes appeared around the web. Some of the best are below: The late Paul Newman paid tribute to the work of Elizabeth Taylor with…

Oscar Winner and Screen Legend Elizabeth Taylor Dies…

[caption id="attachment_6590" align="alignright" width="238" caption="Photo from TCM.com"][/caption]Two-time Oscar winner, fashion icon, and true film artist Elizabeth Taylor died early Wednesday morning of congestive heart failure according to The Hollywood Reporter. She passed away at Cedars-Sinai…

Actress, Singer Jane Russell Dies at 89

Singer, actress, and Hollywood sex symbol of the 1940s and 50s Jane Russell passed away at her home Monday from a respiratory-related illness. Russell leaves behind three children, six grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. She was…

Of the Day – 02.15.11

Read of the Day: A bit of hyperbole in a major British publication on how The King's Speech has revived the British Film Industry. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Comedic actor Kevin Mars, who…

Of the Day – 01.18.10

Read of the Day: I've really been enjoying Tim Brayton's countdown of the top 115 films of all-time. He finished over the weekend. [Antagony & Ecstasy] News of the Day: Actress Susannah York, star of…