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  • Wendy Hughes in Newsfront. Wendy Hughes: ‘Careful, He Might Hear You’ actress dead at 61 Australian film, television, and stage actress Wendy Hughes, best known internationally for the big-screen dramas My Brilliant Career and Careful, He Might Hear You, died of cancer early today, March…

  • Oscar-nominated actress Susan Tyrrell remembered Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nominee Susan Tyrrell – for the 1972 drama Fat City – died at age 67 on June 17. In John Huston’s unsparing Fat City, Susan Tyrrell delivers a harrowing portrayal of an alcoholic who has…

  • The Goddess with Kim Stanley. Paddy Chayefsky evokes a cynical Tennessee Williams in his screenplay for The Goddess, a Hollywood cautionary tale directed by veteran John Cromwell. Episodic in progression – the film is broken into three pulpy chapters – The Goddess serves as a…

  • Geraldine Page, The Trip to Bountiful Greatness in one medium does not assure greatness in another. One need only look at Peter Masterson’s 1985 film version of Horton Foote’s play The Trip to Bountiful to realize this. Yes, there are great elements to be found…

  • Young Paul Newman in Martin Ritt’s Hud. Twelve Paul Newman movies on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday, Aug. 21, as part of TCM’s “Summer Under the Stars” series. (See Paul Newman movie schedule below.) Any rare stuff? Not really. Most Paul Newman movies are widely…

  • Paul Newman in Hud. Paul Newman, who died this past Sept. 26 at age 83, will be the Star of the Day on Turner Classic Movies this Sunday, Oct. 12. There are no Newman rarities in the program. But come to think of it, I’m…

  • Kwaidan. Sunday, June 8, highlights on Turner Classic Movies: Some consider Stagecoach, a rip-off of Guy de Maupassant’s “Boule de suif,” John Ford’s best film. Personally, despite a few good performances, I find this psychological Western perfectly watchable but, considering its reputation, somewhat of a…

  • The Trespasser movie: Gloria Swanson stars in mother love melodrama with Purnell Pratt and Robert Ames, who would die two years after this film was made. Author Cari Beauchamp will talk about the convoluted personal and professional relationship between actress Gloria Swanson and producer Joseph…

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