MGM is teaming with Fox 2000 Pictures to co-finance and distribute its reboot of "Poltergeist." MGM had announced in March that it had attached "Monster House" director Gil Kenan to helm the thriller…
American actress and former swimming champion Esther Williams died. She was 91.
Esther Williams, the swim champion turned actress who was known for roles in MGM aquatic spectaculars such as “Bathing Beauty” and “Million Dollar Mermaid,” died Thursday in Beverly Hills. She was…
This fascinating slice of film history could have a life on cable and in home formats once rights issues pertaining to the material excerpted are resolved. Further fest play is guaranteed.
As a takeoff, with satirical treatment, on costume actioners, Jupiter's Darling is a fairly entertaining, although a hit-and-miss affair. It has Esther Williams in some outstanding swim numbers, and…
Fiesta is an eyeful of Esther Williams. It's also pleasant if not socko film fare, 'introducing a new personality, Ricardo Montalban'.
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