Studio executives are very talented at running for cover. Hence when a movie tanks it's often impossible to determine who gave it the greenlight.
Tom Vaughan has signed on to direct CrossDay Prods.’ “Tom Jones” — 50 years after Tony Richardson’s adaptation of Henry Fielding’s novel won the best picture Oscar. CrossDay's Janette Day is…
A solidly assembled docu that charts how Blighty's Labour Party met the nation's need for change by nationalizing public utilities and services for the greater good after WWII, Ken Loach's "The…
After sustaining brain damage in a freak ski accident Monday, actress Natasha Richardson died Wednesday at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. She was 45.
Members of Natasha Richardson's family gathered at a New York hospital where the Tony-winning actress was reportedly taken with a serious head injury after falling on a Canadian ski slope.
The latest screen version of the Ned Kelly legend is an impressively staged, dark-toned revisiting of the life and times of Australia's boldest and most charismatic outlaw. With an imposing…
While it is decidedly not to all tastes, The Hotel New Hampshire is a fascinating, largely successful adaptation of John Irving's 1981 novel. Writer-director Tony Richardson has pulled off a…
Despite Jack Nicholson's multi-leveled performance, The Border is a surprisingly uninvolving film. Story of the personal and professional pressures on border patrol guard Nicholson, caught between…
This first film by Desmond Davis, who was a cameraman with Tony Richardson on Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner and Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, has the smell of success. Davis is…
It is difficult to conjure up much sympathy for the young 'hero' who comes out as a disturbed young layabout (he seems thoroughly to deserve his fate of landing in Borstal, the corrective…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- London Critics Awards: ‘La La Land’ Best Film, Isabelle Huppert Doubles Up
- Playback: Damien Chazelle on ‘La La Land,’ ‘First Man’ and Daring to Dream
- Final Oscar Predictions: 5 Lingering Questions With Nominations on the Way