Peter Sellers: Articles

Blake Edwards Movies: 'The Pink Panther' Director Best Handling Polished Comedies & Heavy Dramas

Blake Edwards: Director of the Pink Panther movies – and Julie Andrews' husband for more than four decades – was at his best handling polished comedies and a couple of dead serious dramas. Blake Edwards movies: Best known for slapstick fare, but at his best handling polished comedies and dramas […]

Ron Moody: 'Oliver!' Actor & Oscar Nominee

Ron Moody: 'Oliver!' actor played Fagin in 1968 movie. Ron Moody: 'Oliver!' actor nominated for an Oscar dead at 91 Two well-regarded, nonagenarian British performers have died in the last few days: 93-year-old Christopher Lee (June 7, '15), best known for his many portrayals of Dracula and assorted movie villains […]

Dye-Transfer Technicolor Movie Series + 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' Screening

Sean Connery, From Russia with Love The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre will present six features (and several shorts) made in the dye-transfer Technicolor process (a.k.a. I.B. or “imbibition”), beginning tonight, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. The series ends on Saturday, Sept. 26. The screening features are Blake Edwards' comedy The […]

Peter Sellers Movies: 'Lolita' & 'Murder by Death'

Peter Sellers in Lolita. Image: Courtesy of Turner Classic Movies. Peter Sellers will have his “Summer Under the Stars” day on Saturday, Aug. 29. Turner Classic Movies will present thirteen Peter Sellers vehicles, including two TCM premieres, John Guillermin's Waltz of the Toreadors and Robert Day's Two-Way Stretch. First of […]

Hal Ashby Academy Schedule

Marki Bey, Beau Bridges in The Landlord Hal Ashby Tribute The schedule/synopses below are from the Academy's press release: Friday, June 26, 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater The Landlord (1970) Ashby made his directorial debut with this poignant comedy in which a wealthy young man buys a Brooklyn […]