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Peter Bogdanovich

Harry Belafonte Makes History at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In 1935, at age 5, Harry Belafonte saw his first movie, Tarzan, and knew he never wanted to be one of those people from Africa. This bit of personal h...

15 Things I'm Thankful For

Will Slocombe | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Will Slocombe

In the spirit of both Thanksgiving, and general, Internet list-making, I thought I'd write down 15 things for which I'm thankful.

Cold Turkey - Home for the Holidays

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Nothing says Thanksgiving like stabbing your step mother with a fork and Will Slocombe's Cold Turkey, which premieres tonight in New York at Cinema Village, gives us just that and more in this holiday film that reminds all of us why sharing our real feelings is neither safe nor festive.

Mike Ryan

'Who's Smokin' The Reefer?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

“You’ve got one minute, then I’m busy again.” These are the words legendary filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich spoke to me as I stood on the set o...

Oscar's Musical Hypocrisy -- Why Awards Show's Emphasis Is Misplaced

Dan Mirvish | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."

Interview With Peter Bogdanovich About River Phoenix

Nicki Richesin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Nicki Richesin

On September 27, Dark Blood the last film that River Phoenix appeared in, yet never completed will premiere at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht. Nearly nineteen years after his death, the Dutch director George Sluizer will unveil Phoenix's final film.

Movie review: Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to believe no one has done a film tribute to Roger Corman before Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, Alex Stapleton's loving time...

The Last Picture Show Is Still Risque, After 40 Years

Jay Weston | Posted 01.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

If you grew up in the sixties and seventies, one of the seminal moments of your life had to have been the first time you saw the movie The Last Picture Show.

One-Hit Wonders Revisited: Happy Anniversary to The Last Picture Show

David Galenson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

All the artists mentioned here appear to have been conceptual innovators, and that their puzzling declines may be a result of the fact that age is not the friend of the conceptual imagination.

Oscar-Nominated Art Director Polly Platt Dies

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — Polly Platt, who was nominated for an Oscar for art direction for "Terms of Endearment" and went on to produce several successful ...

Free Flick Fridays: Paper Moon

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

With the recent dispiriting news that father-daughter duo Ryan O'Neal and Tatum O'Neal are shopping around a reality series about their potential reconciliation, let's go back to happier times, when Ryan and Tatum were co-starring in the classic Paper Moon.

Jeff Bridges, and the Grizzling of the All-American Boy

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Perhaps his clean-cut, boyish image obscured my ability to recognize the astonishing talent he possessed from the start. Regardless, I could see it now: Jeff Bridges has always been a lot more than a pretty face.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Roger Corman and His Oscar

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-11-12-cormanoutside.jpg He is the unbearable lightness of being a director, producer, actor, mentor. He is the most effervescent of gentlemen, one who has that gene for making it all look easy.

What's My Logo? Director Peter Bogdanovich Ties His On

Amanda Christine Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amanda Christine Miller

Academy Award nominee Peter Bogdanovich has earned a reputation as one of America's great film directors with works like The Last Picture Show and Pap...