Bette Davis Eyes Are Watching You Tonight

Bette Davis' eyes keep 'Watch on the Rhine' Bette Davis' eyes are watching everything and everyone on Turner Classic Movies this evening, as TCM continues with its “Summer Under the Stars” film series: today, August 14, 2013, belongs to two-time Oscar winner Bette Davis' eyes, cigarettes, and clipped tones. Right now, TCM is showing the Herman Shumlin-directed Watch on the Rhine (1943), an earnest – […]

Bette Davis 'Dark Victory' Screening: Classic Tearjerker

The Bette Davis vehicle and 1939 Best Picture nominee Dark Victory will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' series “Hollywood's Greatest Year: The Best Picture Nominees of 1939” on Monday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Beginning at 7 p.m., the feature will be preceded by the fifth […]

Edmund Goulding: Renowned Filmmaker with Controversial Private Life – Q&A with Biographer Matthew Kennedy

Edmund Goulding directs a young Joan Crawford in the MGM melodrama Sally, Irene and Mary (1925) at the beginning of their, respectively, directorial and acting careers. Photo: Matthew Kennedy Collection.   Even though the Academy Award-winning Grand Hotel (1932), the Bette Davis weepie Dark Victory (1939), and the Academy Award-nominated The Razor's Edge (1946) are still well remembered, the man who directed them has generally […]