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1 hr ago | The Austin Chronicle
The decadelong revival of classic crime novelist Patricia Highsmith continues apace, with a film of The Two Faces of January starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst opening stateside this fall, Todd Haynes' screen adaptation of Carol under way, and a reissue of her complete oeuvre in digital and print by Virago Modern Classics.
15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
"Rififi," the high-tension 1955 heist drama, was directed by Jules Dassin, right, who also costarred in it.
19 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The films of Alfred Hitchcock , as well as some choice details revealed in recent biographies, are ample proof the director was more than familiar with the dark side of the human psyche, which is why I find it curious that in certain movies he was willing to settle for pat solutions that seem to shed light on every nook and cranny of a character's ... (more)
In 1932, at age forty-four, Raymond Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Depression.
Renowned director/writer/producer Garry Marshall will direct the New York debut of Mike Bencivenga's Billy & Ray off-Broadway.
Marilyn's lost photos revealed: Modelling shots show iconic star by helicopter and posing with Mountie during breaks in filming of Niagara She was one of the most photographed women in U.S. history - so it's hard to believe there are still powerful images of Marilyn Monroe which have never seen the light of day.
George Bailey's unlikeable grandson will get a visit from his guardian angel/aunt in the sequel.
So far, the Chronicle 's July crime spree has focused largely on the written word , but maybe you prefer your mysteries, murders, and manhunts onscreen.
A new film series, Hollywood Exiles in Europe , opens at UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater this Friday evening, July 25th.
With a nod to the films Rebecca and Mildred Pierce , not to mention a sly reference to The Glass Menagerie , entertaining camp has scored again.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer let it be known that Jeanne Eagels' behavior during the filming of Man, Woman and Sin was atrocious.
Once upon a time: She's always been daddy's little girl, and even after daddy's gone, Ellen Berent remains spoiled and determined to get what she wants - right now, writer Richard Harland, who happens to look just like dear old Dad.
Oscar-winning American Jewish actress Lee Grant is one of the rare performers to have eventually triumphed over the Hollywood blacklist during McCarthy's Communist witch hunt.
SEER RIDICULOUSNESS Psychic Helga ten Dorp sees trouble ahead for Sid Bruhl and Clifford Anderson in Monomoy Theatre's Deathtrap .
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:10 pm
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