Anna Robinson is an Alt Film Guide contributor and a big fan of Meryl Streep and Elizabeth Taylor. She also liked the "Sissi" movies with Romy Schneider, but hasn't watched these in a long time.

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Natalie Portman: 'Jackie' Kennedy Fashion

Natalie Portman: 'Jackie' Kennedy fashion in red & white. Natalie Portman: 'Jackie' Kennedy fashion in upcoming Pablo Larraín movie Notwithstanding the box office-friendly Thor movies, which revolve around Chris Hemsworth in the title role, Natalie Portman has yet to have a star vehicle as impactful as Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, […]

'The Audition': Martin Scorsese Short Starring DiCaprio and De Niro Pulled from Venice

The Audition poster with Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Martin Scorsese short 'The Audition' starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro pulled from Venice Film Festival No major international film festival is worth its mainstream U.S. media salt unless there's at least one screening featuring the latest […]

'Mr. Robot' Season Finale Postponed After Deadly Live TV Virginia Shootings

'Mr. Robot' with Rami Malek. USA cable network postpones 'Mr. Robot' season finale following deadly Virginia shootings on live TV The day after a gun-toting 14-year-old male held hostage 29 students and a teacher at West Virginia's Philip Barbour high school, on Aug. 26, '15, journalists Alison Parker and Adam […]

Venice Film Festival Jury: Oscar Winner Alfonso Cuarón President

'Everest' 2015, with Jake Gyllenhaal at the Venice Film Festival. What global warming? Venice Film Festival 2015 jury: Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón president The 2015 Venice Film Festival, to be held Sept. 2–12, has announced the members of its three main juries: Venezia 72, Horizons, and the Luigi De Laurentiis […]

Eddie Redmayne, Bong Joon-ho: Academy Invites Eclectic International Talent

Eddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything: Academy Actors Branch invitee. Academy invites 322 new members: 'More diverse and inclusive list of filmmakers and artists than ever before' The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has offered membership to 322 individuals “who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to […]

Misty Upham: 'Frozen River' & 'August: Osage County' Actress Dies

Misty Upham of Frozen River fame and Juliette Lewis. 'Frozen River' actress Misty Upham found dead in Seattle suburb Actress Misty Upham, gone missing since Oct. 6, was found dead on Thursday, Oct. 16, in a wooded area along the White River in suburban Seattle. The cause and time of […]

'Grace of Monaco': Nicole Kidman Grace Kelly Movie Opens Cannes

Nicole Kidman as Princess Grace a.k.a. Grace Kelly in 'Grace of Monaco'. 'Grace of Monaco' U.S. March release canceled as biopic starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly to open Cannes Film Festival Directed by Olivier Dahan, and starring Nicole Kidman as Oscar-winning Hollywood actress-turned-European princess Grace Kelly, Grace of Monaco […]

Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese Get Second Oscar Nomination

Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese nominated as 'The Wolf of Wall Street' producers: Oscar nominations According to a press release from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the producers nominated for the Martin Scorsese-directed satire-drama The Wolf of Wall Street […]

Meryl Streep Breaks Oscar Record (Again) + Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson Snubbed

Meryl Streep in August: Osage County. Meryl Streep breaks Oscar record: Oscar 2014 nominations The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced earlier today at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Thor: The Dark World and Snow White […]

AFI Awards Top Ten Movies: Big Studios Once Again Rule + Boston's Oldest Best Supporting Actress

Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper in American Hustle. Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook) and Christian Bale (The Fighter, which earned him the 2010 Best Supporting Actor Oscar) once again join forces with notoriously difficult filmmaker David O. Russell on American Hustle, one of the AFI Awards' big-studio-friendly Top Ten Movies […]

Paul Walker Movies + 'Fast & Furious' Actor Video Homage

Paul Walker. Fast & Furious 6 star who died at age 40 in a car crash is remembered “In Loving Memory” in a Universal Pictures video homage. In show business for a quarter of a century, Walker was featured in more than 30 movies, most notably the generally lambasted but […]

Paul Potts Movie 'One Chance' Wins Audience Award: Starz Denver Film Festival

Paul Potts movie 'One Chance' wins 2013 Starz Denver Film Festival Audience Award (image: James Corden as 'Britain's Got Talent' hit Paul Potts looking at Brad Pitt photo in 'One Chance') Among the winners at the 2013 Starz Denver Film Festival (SDFF), which ran November 6-17, was David Frankel's One […]