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A Mighty Oak Falls: A Tribute to Peter O'Toole and His Best Films

John Farr | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today every classic movie fan mourns the death of Peter O'Toole at 81. The spirit of mischievous exuberance he brought to his life -- and all his roles -- somehow made me believe he could never die, even when you could see the smoking and drinking had taken its toll on his once startling good looks.

Message To 'Orphans': Bring Back Albert Finney

Rex Reed | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

Overwrought and odd, the Broadway revival of Orphans, a 1985 off-Broadway play by Lyle Kessler that was overrated by a lot of otherwise intelligent people, including director Alan J. Pakula, who turned it into a 1987 movie with Albert Finney, has gained nothing from time passed. If anything, it is odder and more inconsequential than ever.

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

My Biggest Celebrity Crush

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 04.18.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

In 'Two for the Road' and her other movies, Audrey Hepburn's style and grace fill the screen. In her life, she brought light and joy to millions. She and Albert Finney made me fall in love with them and with great movies.

Skyfall in Perspective

William Bradley | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Skyfall is a smash hit, well on its way to being the biggest Bond film of the modern era. But what does it mean and where does it fit in the Bond canon and the current scene?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Skyfall

Dan Persons | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Skyfall, the newest film featuring secret agent 007, had its best opening of any Bond film as the franchise celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Bourne Legacy

Dan Persons | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The actual Bourne legacy is that what was always intended to be a trilogy was so successful that it compelled Universal to find some way to continue the franchise without star Matt Damon.

James Bond Gets Surprising, Heartthrob British Star

Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment

Sam Mendes is wasting no time in shaking up the "James Bond" franchise. According to BBC, the agent for British actor Ben Whishaw has confirmed tha...

The New James Bond Is Revealed!

Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: So, the press conference is over and here's what we know... The movie will be called "Skyfall," Daniel Craig is back as Bond, Javier Barde...

Acting Legend Is New James Bond Star

Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment

As if the next James Bond film needed anymore class. According to the Daily Mail, acting legend Albert Finney has signed on to co-star in Sam Mende...

Which Actors Are 'Bourne' Again?

Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment

A while back, when Jeremy Renner officially took the lead role in "The Bourne Legacy," the fourth installment of "The Bourne" series, screenwriter Ton...

Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Finney cares a great deal about his work, but very little about publicity. Nominated five times for an Oscar, he has never once attended the ceremony.

From Actor To Director: Dustin Hoffman Will Make His Directorial Debut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If Dustin Hoffman's directing skills are as amazing as his acting skills, we are in for something great. This fall, as soon as he wraps up his work o...

Brush up Your Shakespeare! (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Shakespeare's plays have been the stuff of inspiration for playwrights, composers, and film directors. Here are a few of the best and worst attempts to re-imagine the Bard.

Off the C(H)uff: Sam Wasson Channels Audrey Hepburn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-16-outside.jpg Wasson's small-sized but big-hearted and original book tells how they captured the magic of the new woman in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Jacqueline Bisset, Actress with Legendary Film Pedigree, Stars in Death in Love Filmed, Set & Opening in NYC

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

The film is set in New York City in the 1990s. Yakin, a native New Yorker, shot the film in 25 days and financed it himself.

The Best Train Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

In a host of movies, the train has served as a microcosm of modern society, and the individual's potential risk and conflict within it.