One of the Funniest Men to Ever Appear…

There are some deaths in the entertainment industry that feel completely bittersweet and the recent passing of Leslie Nielsen is one of them. It is always sad when a Hollywood legend passes away, but Nielsen…

Of the Weekend – 11.26-28.10

Read of the Weekend: The annual actors on actors features have begun at Variety with Amy Ryan, Laura Dern, and Colin Firth commenting on the actors in The Kids Are All Right. [Variety] News of…

Of the Day – 11.11.10

Read of the Day: Jessica Alba recently commented that good actors do not follow scripts. Screenwriter John August responds. [JohnAugust.com] News of the Day: Legendary Hollywood producer Dino de Laurentiis has died at the age…

Of the Weekend – 11.05-07.10

Read of the Weekend: The great dzong2 has released another piece of incredibly in-depth analysis of the Foreign Film Oscar race. [Foreign Films] News of the Weekend: Oscar nominated actress Jill Clayburgh of such films…

Of the Day – 09.30.10

Read of the Day: Scott Brown comes up with a well-written piece about The Social Network's back story. [Wired] News of the Day: Adding to the  week that has already been cruelly filled with loss,…

Of the Day – 09.28.10

Read of the Day: Check out the abridged script for The Expendables. It would have been so much better if this was the screenplay that go t produced. [The Editing Room] News of the Day:…

RIP: Claude Chabrol (1930 – 2010)

Influential French New Wave filmmaker Claude Chabrol has passed away at the age of 80. Chabrol worked as a critic for the legendary publication "Cahiers du cinema" with his contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Eric…

Of the Day – 08.03.10

Read of the Day: Five failed American remakes of foreign movies. [Hollywood.com] News of the Day: Screenwriter of the first two Superman movies and several James Bond films, Tom Mankiewicz has died at the age…

Dennis Hopper Passes Away at 74

Dennis Hopper, the legendary actor who has credited appearances in over 200 films and television shows, passed away today at the age of 74. The actor had been embroiled in a battle with prostate cancer…

Of the Day – 05.11.10

Read of the Day: The Film School Rejects have created a list of demands for Christopher Nolan's third Batman film. [Film School Rejects] News of the Day: Actress/singer Lena Horne has passed away at the…

Actress Lynn Redgrave Dies at 67

Lynn Redgrave, an actress best known in the cinematic world for her defiant role in Georgy Girl (1966) and more recently in Bill Condon's Gods and Monsters (1998), died yesterday at the age of 67.…

New Wave Director Eric Rohmer Passes Away

One of the last surviving directors of the French New Wave movement, Eric Rohmer, passed away today in Paris. Rohmer was 89 and his death was announced by his producer, Margaret Menegoz. His family says…

Brittany Murphy Dies at the Age of 32

In a year that has been just packed with high profile celebrity deaths, one more comes before year's end. Brittany Murphy, the young actress who starred in such films as Clueless, 8 Mile, Just Married,…

RIP Edward Woodward – 1930-2009

Edward Woodward, the star of such films as The Wicker Man and Callan and the television show "Equalizer" has passed away at the age of 79. He had been ill for several months, suffering from…