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O'Callaghan Classic: 'On the Waterfront'
I have always thought that Marlon Brando was much the mumbler and quite overrated as an actor, but I have to admit that " On the Waterfront " was a great movie; not necessarily because of him, but because of the great all around casting.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Telluride: Francis Ford Coppola Spills 'Apocalypse Now' Secrets on 35th Anniversary
Apocalypse Now star Marlon Brando was "like a kid, very irresponsible," said director Francis Ford Coppola at an Aug. 29 Telluride Film Festival panel celebrating the 35th anniversary of his Vietnam War classic , whose $31 million budget -- $110 million in 2014 dollars -- Coppola had to finance himself at 17 percent interest, which meant that ... (more)
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Paul Krugman says socialist President Francois Hollande is "failing France"
The Times columnist on the "very sad story" of the French president's fall from grace and Europe's bleak future In his latest column for the New York Times, award-winning economist and best-selling author Paul Krugman excoriates French President FranA ois Hollande for supporting the EU's German-led policy of economic austerity, and, in the process, ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The First Post
REVIEWS: Guys and Dolls revival a 'triumph'
A revival of the Broadway musical Guys and Dolls has opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Film School Rejects
Miley Cyrus Unexpectedly Channeled Marlon Brando at Last Night's VMAs
Marlon Brando was, quite possibly, the last celebrity we expected to be imitated on last night's MTV Video Music Awards - to wit, this was a show that included an homage to that time that Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake wore matching denim outfits, so that's the direction things were headed early on - but there it was, a callback to forty-one ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Big Picture
Top 10 Improvised Scenes in Movie History
Bridesmaids A lot of this movie was the talented comedic actresses in the cast going off book, but Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's "Air Marshall" exchange takes the cake.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Brattleboro Reformer
British comic series is pleasant but predictable
With an intentional reference to the hot cinematic affair between Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider in Paris, the creators of "Last Tango in Halifax" decided upon two elderly people--Alan and Celia --meeting again after many years and deciding to marry.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Japan Times
No leader of the pack, but still a heartthrob
What is it with women and bad boys on motorcycles - including college boys with pretensions to being bad? A conundrum of my youth.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Is Barack Obama More of a Realist Than I Am?
I had a strange thought late last week, while chatting with a colleague about the various hot spots that are dominating the news and interfering with U.S. President Barack Obama's vacation.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The New York Observer
Photo Essay: Agaton Strom Fancies Pigeons
Agaton Strom's images of pigeons possess a classic quality about them, recalling the days of Marlon Brando's On the Waterfront , when pigeon rearing was the working man's sport.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Memphis Flyer
Time Warp Drive-In Pays Tribute To Elvis
In a special edition of the Time Warp Drive-In, Memphis auteur Mike McCarthy and Black Lodge Video's Matthew Martin celebrate Elvis Presely's film career on the 37th anniversary of his death.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The London Free Press
'The Trip to Italy' review: A tasty journey worth taking
The fictionalized and exaggerated versions of comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon whom we see in The Trip and now its sequel, The Trip to Italy, are hilarious travelling companions.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
NEWCelebs named in Madonna's Vogue
American actress Grace Kelly in a lace-trimmed top, circa 1955. Actor Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" is shown in this 1951 file photo.
'Brando's Smile' goes beyond oft-told stories
Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale 'Mutiny on the Bounty.'
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Ephraim Hardcastle: If John Prescott's jokes are the highlight of...
Labour's ex-deputy premier, John Prescott, performs an allegedly comic turn during next month's Labour conference in Manchester.
The Trip to Italy Movie Review
Gorgeous Italian scenery, exquisite food, cute convertible to see it all, even a few beautiful women.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Critic's Corner: Watch the best of Marlon BrandoCritic's Corner:...
USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews August 11th's TV lineup from the Critic's Corner, with 'Candid Camera,' 'Major Crimes,' 'Murder in the First,' 'On the Waterfront' and 'The Godfather.'
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Stephanie Beacham: The actress on Marlon Brando's animal...
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Movies This Week: August 8-14, 2014
The Austin Film Society kicks off a brand new series featuring classic films from Roger Corman with a related documentary called That Guy Dick Miller , about the famed character actor.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Brando biography goes below the surface
Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty."