Icons of the Century: "We had faces then," Gloria Swanson says in "Sunset Boulevard" of filmdom's early stars. Few fit the line as well as Garbo.
Icons of the Century: "I have never seen any of these pictures -- they don't look at mine, why should I go see theirs?"
Icons of the Century: Ocean swimming would never be the same after stunned movie-goers watched the shark attack in "Jaws" in the summer of 1975, and neither would the movie business. The film's $260…
Icons of the Century: At his best when countering his ridiculously good looks by playing rascally, insolent smart-asses, Newman gave the world the callous, womanizing cowhand of "Hud"; the…
Icons of the Century: Whether poking his bandaged nose where it isn't welcome as Jake Gittes in "Chinatown," or ad-libbing his immortal "He-e-e-re's Johnny!" while axing through a door in "The…
Icons of the Century: In tough times -- such as the early 1900s, when masses of unschooled immigrants struggled to get a foothold in America -- a man who excelled at thrilling, death-defying escapes…
Icons of the Century: A revelation when she burst on to the Hollywood scene in 1932 with her inimitably patrician voice and impeccable bone structure, Katharine Hepburn personified the independent…
Icons of the Century: "Fasten your seatbelts; it's going to be a bumpy night," she declared as Margo Channing in "All About Eve." Moviegoers were happy to go along for the ride when this bug-eyed…
One of the few film fests that conjures nearly its entire audience from afar, Telluride -- situated in a tiny town in a box canyon in the Colorado Rockies -- must also must invest in theaters to…
In the boomtown that is the current film festival scene, career opportunities are opening for those with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for pics.