Charles Laughton

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First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ernest Borgnine’s Oscar-winning Bronx Butcher, Bows on Blu-ray

This is something of a golden age for classic films on Blu-ray, with smaller distributors like Criterion, Olive, Shout! Factory and Twilight Time offering a steady stream of upgrades (and sometimes digital premieres) for catalog tiles that the major studios ... [Published New York Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Maverick actor James Garner transformed TV tough guys

If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand.Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his father, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky blonde. ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

_ If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand.Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky blonde. ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Cinema Series To Continue With Cary Grant Feature

Cary Grant, so dashing and debonair, was one of Hollywood’s consummate leading men. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Cary Grant the second “Greatest Male Screen Legend.”On Sunday, July 27, Edmond Town Hall Theatre will screen his 1939 feature ... [Published The Newtown Bee - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Courtroom dramas will be focus of Friday film series

Did you grow up watching Perry Mason winning his cases against the hapless district attorney? Were you a fan of “LA Law”? How about the current series “The Good Wife”?For those interested in legal issues, a new Friday film series is beginning featuring ... [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lighting Up the Screen: The Mystery Behind Star Power

Certain actors and actresses light up the screen—and have undeniable star presence. James Harvey explores the mysteries of star presence in cinema, and he gives a personal account of the films that have changed his life. His book Watching Them Be: Star ... [Published WNYC - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

​Almanac: Captain Kidd - CBS News

And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: July 6th, 1699, 315 years ago today . . . the day the "Yo-Ho-Ho"-ing came to a halt.For that was the day the notorious Captain Kidd was arrested in Boston for piracy and murder.William Kidd had started ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Editor’s Choice: “Watching Them Be”

Watching Them Be: Star Presence on the Screen from Garbo to Balthazar by James Harvey, Faber and Faber, 381 pages, $27. It would be understandable in the overgrown digital wilderness of the early 21st century if enlightened readers found it unlikely indeed ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Screen Time: James Harvey's 'Watching Them Be'

Listen Screen Time on 'Watching Them Be' 5min 23secFor Screen Time this week, Stephanie and Kerri discuss movies and books including the new book, James Harvey's "Watching Them Be."From Kirkus Reviews :A star's personality, the author contends, transcends ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Today is Tuesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2014 with 183 to follow.The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Nepune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include German ... [Published UPI - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

How we made Hobson's Choice

_ Norman Spencer, co-writer and producerI first met David Lean in 1942. I was a gofer at Denham Studios and he was a well-known editor, though not yet a director. We took a shine to each other – we were both mad about film and started going to the pictures ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

When Hugo played in Tamil

This weekend (June 28 and 29), the Kuku Company presents the musical of Victor Hugo's immortal French classic Les Miserables at Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Auditorium. Since its original publication in 1862, the novel has seen innumerable adaptations in ... [Published The Hindu - Jun 28 2014]

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Ernest Borgnine’s Oscar-winning Bronx Butcher, ... [Published New York Post - Jul 23 2014]
Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, July 24-... [Published Washington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Maverick actor James Garner transformed TV toug... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 22 2014]
James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maveri... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
James Garner: A master of light comedy [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 21 2014]
James Garner: The actor known for his portrayal... [Published The Independent - Jul 20 2014]
Actor James Garner Dies At 86 [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 20 2014]
Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself [Published Daily Beast - Jul 19 2014]
Sunday Cinema Series To Continue With Cary Gran... [Published The Newtown Bee - Jul 16 2014]
A Not-to-Be-Missed Film Retrospective: A Tribut... [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Jul 12 2014]
Courtroom dramas will be focus of Friday film s... [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Jul 11 2014]
Lighting Up the Screen: The Mystery Behind Star... [Published WNYC - Jul 07 2014]
​Almanac: Captain Kidd - CBS News [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 06 2014]
​Almanac: Captain Kidd [Published CBS News - Jul 06 2014]
Editor’s Choice: “Watching Them Be” [Published Buffalo News - Jul 06 2014]
Film Screenings At Gainsboroughs House, Sudbury... [Published AboutMyArea - Jul 04 2014]
Screen Time: James Harvey's 'Watching Them Be' [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 02 2014]
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 1, 2014 [Published UPI - Jul 01 2014]
How we made Hobson's Choice [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
When Hugo played in Tamil [Published The Hindu - Jun 28 2014]
Even more clips (70, in fact) of flicks you can... [Published New York Post - Jun 26 2014]
Film Screenings At Gainsboroughs House, Sudbury... [Published AboutMyArea - Jun 25 2014]
Eli Wallach [Published Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
Saturday Art: Vintage Authors: Allen Drury [Published Firedoglake - Jun 22 2014]
Parky at the Pictures (DVD 19/6/2014) [Published Oxford Times - Jun 20 2014]
In ‘Letters of James Agee to Father Flye,’ a Wr... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jun 18 2014]
Can't hear Quirke? Audibility has fallen victim... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
10 Top Actors Who Turned Into Directors [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
From Downton Abbey to Daphne du Maurier: Jessic... [Published The Independent - Apr 20 2014]
Top 5 Movies to Watch Over Easter Weekend [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
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Actor James Garner Dies At 86 [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 20 2014]
James Garner, the star of television hits in the 1950s and 1970s, has passed away at the age of 86: James Garner, the wry and handsome leading man who slid seamlessly between television and the movies but was best known as the amiable gambler ...
Saturday Art: Vintage Authors: Allen Drury [Published Firedoglake - Jun 22 2014]
Drury’s Novel was taken to the big screen by Otto Preminger I know I was in high school when I first read Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent but I also know that I was aware of the book for years before I read it. It wasn’t until this Firedoglake ...
10 Top Actors Who Turned Into Directors [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 20 2014]
This week at Cannes, Ryan Gosling debuted his feature as a director with Lost River (previously titled the much more mysterious How to Catch a Monster), and people are excited. Gosling has worked with Terrence Malick, Nicolas Winding Refn, Derek ...
Top 5 Movies to Watch Over Easter Weekend [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Every year during Lent me and misses haul out our religious-themed films. As much as I would like to say that we watch these films to honor the Holy Season, the opposite is actually the truth. We use the Holy Season as something of an excuse to re-watch ...
Top 5 Movies to Watch Over Easter Weekend [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 09 2014]
Every year during Lent me and misses haul out our religious-themed films. As much as I would like to say that we watch these films to honor the Holy Season, the opposite is actually the truth. We use the Holy Season as something of an excuse to re-watch ...
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