I only met Richard Widmark once, and briefly, a third of a century ago, but I'm not going to forget him.
There is a lot of stuff I haven't seen this year but I have seen enough to know that this is the year of the woman.
You can see "300" at 3,000 theaters, but this weekend past I saw three live shows in as many places, and will remember them, I promise you, long after the poetic high points of "Wild Hogs" have been…
Not ever a career like it. Not in all movie history. You probably think I'm referring to his phenomenal debut performance as the lab technician in "Revenge of the Creature." Great, sure, but a lot of…
I met Ernie Lehman my first day on a Hollywood movie set. "Harper" was the flick and the time, I'm guessing, is mid-'65. Big day for me, obviously, and I am doing my standard hide in the corner…
I know who I want to win best supporting actress this year. She was so brilliant I could not tear my eyes away. And most remarkable, she played an ordinary woman, not a drug addict, not someone who…
William Goldman: Screen Trade
When I got in the business, 40-some years ago, the Oscars were swell to have, but they were more terrific trinkets (truly) than the life-changing statues they have become. Today, if you win, that…
As the Magna Carta so famously begins, all critics are assholes and failures. But rarely is that truism more in evidence than in December, when they weigh in on Hollywood's purest aesthetic…
William Goldman -- Screen Trade