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Big Deal on Madonna Street

Francis Levy | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958), which was recently revived as part of the Mario Monicelli series at Film Forum is literally Roman comedy.

From Bulldogs to Elephant Walks: Chats With Johnny Mathis, Monica Mancini and Anson Williams, Plus Matt Hires Works with RMH

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Johnny Mathis: I guess you can make it happen by being in the right place at the right time. Who knows.

9 Film Franchises That Made It To 9 Installments

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Many film franchises carry on and on and on, well past presumed sell-by dates. These franchises rake in millions and sometimes billions of dollars, mo...

The Golden Globes Nominations Are In...

Liz Smith | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Most insiders think the GG's really make an impression on Academy voters. The Globes are handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. They can be a bit strange and we've never heard of most of them, but once a year they are a power in Hollywood.

Movies Ready for Reassessment

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

So Vertigo -- a 1957 flop that was greeted with bad reviews ("another Hitchcock-and-bull story") -- is now apparently the greatest film every made.

The Dirtiest Word in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A few weeks back, I read an announcement that the now white hot Colin Firth might be signing on for a re-make ofMy Fair Lady. Not since Steve Martin decided to put a new spin on The Pink Panther have I been so moved to ask, "Why?"

The Best Original Movie Scores By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Surveying the historical span of filmmaking, the use of original music appears more prevalent from the dawn of sound through the 1970s -- or perhaps it's just that the scores themselves were more memorable over this period.