Mislabeled as “Twin Sisters,” Alfred Hitchcock’s earliest credited film, The White Shadow, had been rescued from a stash of unidentified ignitable nitrate prints that had been safeguarded at the New Zealand archive since 1989.
It’s an age-old problem: Positive female cartoon characters are rare, and even if they are presented as likeable heroines central to the plot, their bodies are unattainable (She-Ra) or spilling out of seashell cups (Ariel).
“He recently showed me some scenes, and my hand was over my mouth, going, ‘Are you f—ing serious?’”
–DANIEL CRAIG, actor, explaining his shocked reaction when The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director David Fincher showed him …
He was a deranged POW in The Deer Hunter. He smuggled a gold watch in his rectum in Pulp Fiction. Now, one of Hollywood’s zaniest-looking veterans gets to play a god.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 premieres in London tomorrow. Why aren’t you in line already?
The Muppets are back!
Marilyn Monroe’s ivory “subway dress,” the costume that contributed heavily to America’s love affair with the iconic beauty, sold for $5.6 million at an auction in Beverly Hills on Saturday.
The long-awaited impressionistic film – pulled from last year’s Cannes at the last minute – stole the show with the Palme d’Or, the festival’s top prize.
An upcoming biopic will tell the story of the clairvoyant cephalopod that gained instant celebrity status by calling outcomes of World Cup soccer matches last summer.
And now, our feature presentation: today’s links bring you our favorite film news.
A couple of empty-nesters have decided to put their world-famous house on the market. Sorry, Kevin McCallister, this is no longer your home, so you can’t defend it.
Channeling his inner Madea, filmmaker Tyler Perry responded to director Spike Lee’s consistent criticisms of his movies by saying this: “Spike can go straight to hell! You can print that,” Box Office Magazine reported on its website.