David C. Anderson, an assistant director, unit production manager, producer and production executive who worked on James Bond films “Dr. No” and “From Russia With Love” and pictures including “The…
Middling in every respect, "Gambit" is a stilted caper comedy that few of its alumni will feature prominently on their resumes.
Screenwriter Robert Dozier, who worked both in film and television, penning Otto Preminger's "The Cardinal" and working as a writer and producer on David Janssen TV series "Harry O," died Jan. 6 at…
Celebrating the life of a "splendid raconteur," in the words of director John Landis, BAFTA/LA toasted the 100th birthday of multihyphenate Ronald Neame, who died in June, on Saturday at the DGA.
Intelligent scripting, solid thesping and eye-catching location shooting aren't enough to make a compelling modern film of "The Painted Veil," W. Somerset Maugham's yarn about Brits run amok in 1920s…
With a rousing hip-hip-hooray, Ronald Neame, the irrepressible director-producer of "The Poseidon Adventure," led a record 450 guests in a rousing cheer to honor the founders of BAFTA/LA during the…
Maggie Smith's tour-de-force performance as a school-teacher slipping into spinsterhood is one of several notable achievements in this sentimental and macabre personal tragedy.
Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine star in a firstrate suspense comedy, cleverly scripted, expertly directed and handsomely mounted.
The Biblical Moses, in a manner, has been updated for this Frank Ross production, switching the plot to an American diamond smuggler leading an African tribe to a promised land. Director Ronald Neame…
Both Alec Guinness and John Mills are cast as colonels, the former a man of humble origin who has risen from the ranks, the other a product of Eton, Oxford and a classy military academy. It is the…
Peter Finch is a dedicated doctor working in the village of Selim, on a Far East island. He is loved and trusted by the villagers and finds himself involved in their political problems. Mary Ure is…