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'Black Swan' Movie Review: Natalie Portman 'Visceral' Downward Spiral

'Black Swan' movie with Natalie Portman: Distraught ballerina goes mad. 'Black Swan' movie review: Natalie Portman rises to challenge in 'most mature' Darren Aronofsky effort Darren Aronofsky has one of the most amazing talents for not only crafting impeccable works of fiction, but also for framing these works against the backdrop of worlds the average person will never be a part of. In Requiem for a Dream, he took a stylized and brutal eye to the dangerous world of drug addiction. In The Wrestler, he gave us a brilliant and tragic human story set in the world of professional wrestling. In Black Swan, he gave us the fascinating story of one person's psychological downward spiral within the world of professional […]


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'Black Swan' Movie Review: Natalie Portman 'Visceral' Downward Spiral



New York Film Critics Awards Boost Lesbian Romance & Kristen Stewart Oscar Chances

New York Film Critics Awards: Best Film winner is the lesbian romance 'Carol,' starring Cate Blanchett. 2015 New York Film Critics Awards have enlivened Oscar race Catching up with previously announced awards season winners that will likely influence the 2016 Oscar nominations. Early this month, the New York Film Critics Circle announced their Best of 2015 picks, somewhat unexpectedly boosting the chances of Todd Haynes' lesbian romantic drama Carol, Clouds of Sils Maria actress Kristen Stewart, and László Nemes' Holocaust drama Son of Saul. Below is a brief commentary about each of these NYFCC choices. 'Carol' Directed by Todd Haynes, starring two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (The Aviator, Blue Jasmine) and Oscar nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon […]


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New York Film Critics Awards Boost Lesbian Romance & Kristen Stewart Oscar Chances



Lizabeth Scott Dead at 92: Film Noir Star & Elvis Presley Leading Lady

Lizabeth Scott dead at 92: Film noir star of the '40s and '50s Lizabeth Scott, a Paramount star in the 1940s usually cast as film noir heroines, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 31, 2015, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Scott, born (as Emma Matzo) on Sept. 29, 1922, was 92. (See also: Lizabeth Scott http://www.altfg.com/film/ann-blyth-lizabeth-scott/photo at recent The Strange Love of Martha Ivers screening.) Among the two dozen film featuring Lizabeth Scott – whose hair-style and husky line delivery were clearly inspired by Paramount's own Veronica Lake (along with Warner Bros.' Lauren Bacall) – were the following: John Farrow's You Came Along (1945), with Robert Cummings. Lewis Milestone's The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), with […]


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Lizabeth Scott Dead at 92: Film Noir Star & Elvis Presley Leading Lady



James Garner Movies

James Garner movies on TCM: 'Grand Prix,' 'Victor Victoria' among highlights (image: James Garner ca. 1960) James Garner, whose film and television career spanned more than five decades, died of “natural causes” at age 86 on July 19, 2014, in the Los Angeles suburb of Brentwood. On Monday, July 28, Turner Classic Movies will present an all-day marathon of James Garner movies (see below) as a tribute to the Oscar-nominated star of Murphy's Romance and Emmy-winning star of the television series The Rockford Files. Among the highlights in TCM's James Garner film lineup is John Frankenheimer's Monaco-set Grand Prix (1966), an all-star, race-car drama featuring Garner as a Formula One driver who has an affair with the wife (Jessica Walter) […]


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James Garner Movies





FILM ARCHIVES

Nazi Movies (and anti-Nazi Movies) at Filmarchiv Austria
Controversial FROM BEGINNING TO END Premiere Postponed
George Bernard Shaw Movies: 'Pygmalion,' 'Caesar and Cleopatra'
Claudia Cardinale & Alain Delon + Meg Ryan & Pilar López de Ayala: Cannes Film Festival
Joan Crawford 'Mildred Pierce' Academy Screening, Ann Blyth to Attend
Honorary Award: Marlene Dietrich & Rita Hayworth Among Women 'Snubbed' by Academy
Movie Stars of the 1930s Still Alive: Oscar Winners Luise Rainer, Olivia de Havilland
Ramon Novarro: Gay 'Latin Lover' Was First Hispanic Hollywood Superstar
Jane Fonda Movies: Anti-Establishment Heroine
'A Night at the Cinema in 1914': Charles Chaplin, Pearl White and The Great War