All That Jazz, Godzilla, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre among new home entertainment titles
Scripted by Fosse and Robert Alan Aurthur, this largely autobiographical piece finds Roy Scheider delivering an excellent performance as Joe Gideon, a Broadway icon who's running himself ragged between mounting an expensive stage show, editing his latest movie , and living up to his billing as a tireless womanizer. The film is such the navel-gazing insider piece that it's no wonder the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences went gaga over it while every other major awards group ignored it .
DVD Review: Decent extras accompany 'All That Jazz'
There's no surer sign of Federico Fellini's influence on American directors than Bob Fosse's 1979 "All That Jazz." Others - Woody Allen and the late Paul Mazursky, for a start - also made Fellini-esque autobiographical features, but no one more completely borrowed the structure and concerns of Fellini's "8 1/2" .
Criterion Collection Releases All that Jazz Restoration Preview
Celebrated and acclaimed movie musical masterpiece ALL THAT JAZZ is set to be released for the first time on Blu-ray in a new Criterion Collection edition this week and a first look at the legendary opening sequence as seen on the new remastered iteration of the film is now available to view.
The Martha's Vineyard Times
Bob Carroll and the HarborView Hotel
"Jaws" was filmed on Martha's Vineyard 40 years ago; the cast, including Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider, stayed at the Harbor View, and reportedly had a food fight in the dining room.