John Frankenheimer: Articles

'The Fixer' Movie: Preachy & Simple-Minded Drama About the Politics of Anti-Semitism

'The Fixer' movie cast: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde and Ian Holm (background left) in political drama about the persecution of Jews in Czarist Russia. 'The Fixer' movie review: 1968 anti-Semitism political drama wrecked by cast, direction and its own good intentions In 1969, director John Frankenheimer declared that he felt […]

'I Want to Live!' Screenwriter Don Mankiewicz Dead at 93: Father Co-Wrote 'Citizen Kane'

Susan Hayward in I Want to Live, co-written by Don Mankiewicz: Best Actress Oscar winner. 'I Want to Live!' screenwriter Don Mankiewicz dead at 93 Veteran television and film screenwriter Don Mankiewicz died of congestive heart failure at age 93 on April 25, '15, at his home in Monrovia, northeast […]

Janet Leigh Movies: 'The Manchurian Candidate' (1962)

Janet Leigh The Manchurian Candidate 1962, with Frank Sinatra Janet Leigh The Manchurian Candidate (1962). Janet Leigh would have turned 85 on Friday, July 6. In her honor, Turner Classic Movies is showing eight Janet Leigh movies (see TCM schedule below), including one of her landmark motion pictures: John Frankenheimer's […]