John Huston: Articles

'Under the Volcano' Screening: Fearless Albert Finney

'Under the Volcano' screening: John Huston's 'quality' comeback starring daring Albert Finney As part of its John Huston film series, the UCLA Film & Television Archive will be presenting the 1984 drama Under the Volcano, starring Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, and Anthony Andrews, on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. at […]

TCM Presents 100% Not Gay John Nash & Passionate James Dean Bromance

TCM presents the life story of (a not gay) John Nash, starring Russell Crowe: In the phony 'A Beautiful Mind,' director Ron Howard and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman wash the gay away. '31 Days of Oscar' on TCM: From fake biopic & passionate bromance to the deadly clash of civilizations Turner […]

'The Maltese Falcon': Humphrey Bogart & Femme Fatale Mary Astor Academy Screening

The Maltese Falcon with Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet An encore presentation of John Huston's 1941 Best Picture nominee The Maltese Falcon, will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater […]

Tony Huston at John Huston Lecture on Documentary Film

The photos below are from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' April 15, 2008, John Huston Lecture on Documentary Film, which presented a special screening of two controversial World War II documentaries directed by John Huston, San Pietro and Let There Be Light. The event was held at […]

John Huston Documentary Double Bill: 'San Pietro' & 'Let There Be Light'

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' John Huston Lecture on Documentary Film will acknowledge John Huston himself with a special screening of his controversial World War II documentary classics San Pietro (a.k.a. The Battle of San Pietro) (above, 1944) and Let There Be Light (1946), on Tuesday, April […]

Oscar Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Academy Award History

Academy Award winner John Ford's The Grapes of Wrath, with Henry Fonda and Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winner Jane Darwell Oscar Quiz: Test your knowledge of Academy Award history 1 - Which film director has elicited the largest number of Academy Award-nominated performances? 2 - Which performer has the […]

'Chinatown' & 'Barry Lyndon': Roman Polanski & Stanley Kubrick 1970s Classics

Chinatown: John Huston suggests a good homeopathic remedy to Jack Nicholson, who developed a boil on his nose after drinking too much of L.A.'s tap water. Image: © A.M.P.A.S. On our Best of the Best of 1974, we wrote about Chinatown: “Released shortly after the end of the Watergate hearings, Chinatown is Roman […]

Suzanne Flon: Actress for Claude Autant-Lara + Orson Welles & John Huston

Suzanne Flon has died: Actress collaborated with Claude Autant-Lara & John Huston + Orson Welles Suzanne Flon, a renowned stage and screen actress who was featured in more than 50 movies, died on June 15 in Paris, following complications from a stomach illness. Flon (born in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Val-de-Marne, France, […]