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Top 100 Horror Movies: How Truly Horrific Are They?

7 hours ago | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Top 100 horror movies of all time: Chicago Film Critics' choices (photo: Sigourney Weaver and Alien creature show us that life is less horrific if you don't hold grudges) See previous post: A look at the Chicago Film Critics Association's Scariest Movies Ever Made. Below is the list of the Chicago Film Critics's Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time, including their directors and key cast members. Note: this list was first published in October 2006. (See also: Fay Wray, Lee Patrick, and Mary Philbin among the "Top Ten Scream Queens.") 1. Psycho (1960) Alfred Hitchcock; with Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam. 2. The Exorcist (1973) William Friedkin; with Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Max von Sydow (and the voice of Mercedes McCambridge). 3. Halloween (1978) John Carpenter; with Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Tony Moran. 4. Alien (1979) Ridley Scott; with Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt. 5. Night of the Living Dead (1968) George A. Romero; with Marilyn Eastman, »

- Andre Soares

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Celebrity Photographer's Family at War Over 'Bert Stern: Original Madman'

14 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Behind the camera of Bert Stern lies a heated family feud. The photographer died in 2013 at the age of 83 and left behind some iconic images of Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, and some of the most famous ones of Marilyn Monroe. His work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art, and as a contemporary of such masters as Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, Stern's life and work were profiled in the documentary, Bert Stern: Original Madman, which is now at the center of a great legal controversy. The filmmaker behind that film is Shannah Laumeister, who

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- Eriq Gardner

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'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Brownstone Listed for $8 Million

16 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The Breakfast at Tiffany's brownstone is back on the market. The four-story property, located on the Upper East Side (169 East 71st Street), provided the exterior shots for the 1961 adaptation of Truman Capote's novella, which starred Audrey Hepburn as socialite Holly Golightly and George Peppard as Paul Varjak, an aspiring writer and new neighbor who serves as her love interest. Read more 'Breakfast at Tiffany's': Read THR's 1961 Review The duplex will be converted into a four-bedroom, five-bath single-family home spans 3,800 square feet, including an enclosed greenhouse and basement, and also has a backyard, according

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- Ashley Lee

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Holly Golightly's Apartment in Breakfast at Tiffany's Is for Sale for $8 Million—Get the Scoop!

30 October 2014 1:11 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Breakfast at Holly Golightly's, anyone? The Upper East Side brownstone that appeared in 1961's Breakfast at Tiffany's is for sale and the four-story pad will only run you about, oh, $8 million. Some brief cinematic history: While the film's interior scenes were shot on a constructed set, the building's exterior—chic emerald doors included—was used for many primary shots throughout. The movie made actress Audrey Hepburn a household name, and for good reason: Who wouldn't fall for the doe-eyed, pixie cut-pioneering ingénue? Golightly would meet and eventually fall for neighboring tenant Paul Varjak (played by George Peppard) in the classic romantic comedy. The »

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Tommy Lee Jones Said Really Mean Things To Jim Carrey During Batman Forever

29 October 2014 8:02 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Sometimes a movie duo works fabulously together onscreen, but the two utterly loathe each other offscreen. Rumor has it this was the case for Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart on Sabrina, Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey on Dirty Dancing, and even Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling on The Notebook. Well, add Batman Forever's dastardly duo of Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey to this list. It turns out Jones loathed Carrey, and had no trouble letting it be known. While promoting his upcoming Dumb and Dumber To, Jim Carrey appeared on Howard Stern's show for a lengthy interview. About 55 minutes in, talk turns to Carrey's time playing the Riddler in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever, in which Tommy Lee Jones co-starred as Two-Face. Well, it turns out Jones was less than thrilled to be sharing scenes with the comedian, and wasn't shy about letting Carrey know. According to Carrey, »

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Oscar de la Renta Deat at 82

21 October 2014 4:56 PM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died aged 82. The designer to the stars - who created Amal Clooney's wedding dress for her and George Clooney's nuptials on September 27 - passed away at his Connecticut home on Monday (20.10.14) and while the cause of death is yet to be released, he was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. The designer rose to prominence in the 1960s when then-First Lady Jackie Kennedy wore his garments and he went on to launch his own fashion label. Former First Lady Hilary Clinton also used to regularly wear his designs, as did Laura Bush and Nancy Reagan, and earlier this month Michelle Obama, Us President Barack Obama's wife, wore one of his garments to an event. The Dominican Republic-born designer dressed several stars throughout a highly successful career, including Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Audrey Hepburn. Just last month, one of his »

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Curio: My Fair Lady at 50

20 October 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Alexa here to celebrate the 50th anniversary of My Fair Lady. Although not my favorite movie musical, unlike the Smackdowners this summer,  I always have a blast returning to it.  Despite the many charms of Audrey Hepburn's performance, I love re-writing history and imagining how different a film it would be had Julie Andrews returned to the role.  Even more intriguing is imagining if Elizabeth Taylor (who wanted the role) had played Eliza.  For better or for worse, its Pygmalion story continues to be reinvented, with the latest incarnation being the ABC comedy Selfie (worth a watch for John Cho).

Some curios, vintage and handmade, to celebrate 1964's Best Picture after the jump...

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- Alexa

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Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

20 October 2014 6:32 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.

In the early 1960s, he came to fame dressing Jackie Kennedy, and founded an influential New York fashion house. Among the actresses who appreciated his glamorous red carpet gowns were Audrey Hepburn, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, Kristen Stewart, Penelope Cruz and Jessica Chastain. One of his most recent commissions was Amal Clooney’s wedding dress.

His name was so synonymous with high fashion that an entire “Sex and the City” episode was based on the idea of Carrie Bradshaw receiving a knee-length red poufy dress from her boyfriend Aleksandr Petrovsky.

He can also be seen in 2009 documentary “The September Issue,” about the making of Vogue magazine’s huge annual fall edition.

Though his ruffles and slinky satin dresses were undeniably feminine, he told Elle magazine, »

- Variety Staff

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Cohen Media Group Inks Eight-Film Gaumont Classics’ Deal for North America (Exclusive)

18 October 2014 8:12 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lyon – In a deal involving two key players in the two key markets for classic film, Charles S. Cohen’s New York-based Cohen Media Group has acquired North American rights to eight films from Gallic mini-major Gaumont for release via the Cohen Film Collection.

The agreement is led by five titles from French master Maurice Pialat, including three Cannes competition players, plus Jean-Luc Godard’s “A Married Woman” and Federico Fellini’s “City of Women.”

The deal was closed at the Lyon Lumière Festival’s Classic Film Market (Mfc), which wrapped Friday in France’s Lyon, by Tim Lanza, VP of Cohen Film Collection, and Virginie Royer, Gaumont international sales manager.

Titles will be released via Cmg’s Cohen Film Collection, created by Cmg’s acquisition in 2012 of the 700-plus Rohauer Film Collection. Twinned with Cmg’s purchase, concluded August, of New York’s four-screen Quad Cinema arthouse, and its upcoming renovation and technical upgrade, »

- John Hopewell

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The 31 Best Chick Flicks on Netflix Right Now

16 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Why bother going out to the multiplex when the movies you want to see are on Netflix? Whether it's a classic weepie like "An Affair to Remember," an Audrey Hepburn movie, a Jane Austen favorite or "Clueless" (again), here are some of the best chick flicks streaming on Netflix right now. (Availability subject to change.)

1. "13 Going on 30" (2004)

Who doesn't love a good time-traveling romantic comedy, especially one with a big "Thriller" dance showstopper?

2. "An Affair to Remember" (1957)

The classic romantic weepie (as referenced in "Sleepless in Seattle"), starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr as lovers whom fate cruelly tears apart.

3. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)

Audrey Hepburn was never lovelier (or naughtier) than as Holly Golightly, a trendy New Yorker with a complicated love life and a cat called, well, Cat.

4. "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason" (2004)

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- Sharon Knolle

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Japanese Film Festival In Sydney Announces Suo Masayuki And Kamishiraishi Mone As Special Guests

15 October 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Australia's Japanese Film Festival, now in its 18th year, has just announced its special guests for the Sydney leg of the program this year. They are Suo Masayuki, director of such Japanese classics as Sumo Do, Sumo Don't and Shall We Dance? and young actress Kamishiraishi Mone. The two guests will be here for the screening of their new film Lady Maiko on November 16, which will be followed by a Q&A session.  Lady Maiko is a musical comedy set in the world of geishas and is loosely based on Audrey Hepburn's My Fair Lady. Suo selected Kamishiraishi to play the lead role from over 800 applicants. You can visit the Festival's Official Website for more details. ...

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The Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection – Blu-Ray Review

13 October 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Steven Spielberg

Films: Duel, Always, 1941 Directors and Theatrical cut, Sugarland Express, JawsE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park.

In my lifetime, there hasn’t been a more influential and exciting film director than Steven Spielberg. He’s a man who’s managed to pluck at every heartstring, surprise with every creation, excites with continual fresh ideas and given some of the finest and most unforgettable cinema in modern movie history. The Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection, available on Blu-ray today from Universal Pictures International Entertainment, is the first time they’ve collected eight of his best.

It begins with his first feature-length television movie Duel from 1971. The film is written by the legendary Richard Matheson and has a very basic premise but is still an effecting thriller to this day. Starring Dennis Weaver as an everyday travelling salesman, he’s heading back home on a long drive and unintentionally »

- Dan Bullock

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"Twin Peaks" Is Coming to Showtime -- See Original Cast Almost 25 Years Later!

6 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Agent Cooper is returning for more "Damn good coffee."Showtime just announced they're bringing back David Lynch's twisted and bizarre murder mystery from 1990, "Twin Peaks." The director teased the announcement over the weekend, but the network just confirmed the news by posting a fittingly weird trailer for the new series. The teaser reveals very little, simply showing Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) snapping before a slow zoom on the "Welcome to Twin Peaks" sign. The words "25 years Later" and "2016" also flash on the screen before the Showtime logo pops up.The new, nine-episode season will reportedly go into production in 2015 and air in 2016, the 25th anniversary of the original's finale. Kyle MacLachlan is in talks to once again star as FBI Agent Dale Cooper and the show will be a continuation of '90s cult classic.The original show, which ran for just two seasons, followed Cooper as he tried »

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Hey Australia! Get Ready For The Best Ever Japanese Film Festival In Its 18-Year History

4 October 2014 12:02 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

This year, Australia's Japanese Film Festival is not only massive in terms of number of screening locations (which include Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, Canberra, Christchurch, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Townsville and Wellington), but also the quantity and quality of the films being showcased.   The festival will open with the Australian Premiere of Lady Maiko, a musical comedy by Suo Masayuki (Sumo Do, Sumo Don't, Shall We Dance?), which is loosely based on the Audrey Hepburn classic My Fair Lady. The Closing Film in Sydney and Melbourne will be The Vancouver Asahi from director Ishii Yuya (The Great Passage), based on the true story of a Japanese-Canadian baseball team in Vancouver. In all other cities, the Closing Film will be A Tale of Samurai Cooking...

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Read an Exclusive Excerpt from An English Ghost Story

1 October 2014 8:47 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For one family in England, a move to a new home in rural Somerset initially brings out the best in their treatment of each other, but the walls housing their newfound harmony have perilous plans in store. The house in Kim Newman’s new novel, An English Ghost Story, is not “home sweet home” material, and readers can experience moving day in the exclusive excerpt provided to us by Titan Books.

“A dysfunctional British nuclear family seek a new life away from the big city in the sleepy Somerset countryside. At first their new home, The Hollow, seems to embrace them, creating a rare peace and harmony within the family. But when the house turns on them, it seems to know just how to hurt them the most – threatening to destroy them from the inside out. A stand-alone novel from acclaimed author Kim Newman.

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How to Steal a Million

1 October 2014 2:16 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Audrey Hepburn conspires with her Roman Holiday director William Wyler for this sparkling crime caper. She plays the daughter of an art forger who needs the services of Peter O'Toole's gentleman thief to steal one of her father's fakes from a museum. The performances are charming - naturally - but the film's audacious and elaborate heist really puts the cherry on top. »

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In His Own Words: George Clooney on Love, Marriage and Amal Alamuddin

28 September 2014 5:10 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Long known as Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, George Clooney is officially off the market after marrying Amal Alamuddin this weekend. In honor of his big day, People looked back at what he's said about love, marriage, kids and - of course - his bride. On what he finds attractive in a woman: "All different types over the years," he told People in an exclusive interview when he was named Sexiest Man Alive in 2006". "Everybody says this, but I'd bet sense of humor is no. 1 for me. It's certainly what's most attractive and the first thing you notice about someone. It's »

- Mary Green, @MaryGreen1969

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In His Own Words: George Clooney on Love, Marriage and Amal Alamuddin

28 September 2014 5:10 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Long known as Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, George Clooney is officially off the market after marrying Amal Alamuddin this weekend. In honor of his big day, People looked back at what he's said about love, marriage, kids and - of course - his bride. On what he finds attractive in a woman: "All different types over the years," he told People in an exclusive interview when he was named Sexiest Man Alive in 2006". "Everybody says this, but I'd bet sense of humor is no. 1 for me. It's certainly what's most attractive and the first thing you notice about someone. It's »

- Mary Green, @MaryGreen1969

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Rumer Willis Shows Off Major Skin (And Ribs!) In Fashion Shoot

24 September 2014 5:05 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Rumer Willis is an actress, a DJ and a model.

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughters are never ones to be afraid of a little nudity. 

Rumor Willis is the latest to show some skin in a risqué shoot for the Franziska Fox Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook. Modeling for the womenswear collection by designer Julia Fox and creative director Briana Andalore, Rumer is modeling some scandalous cutout pieces and rocking beach blonde hair.

Photo: Rumer Willis Models a Three Nipple T-Shirt

Here are just a few shots of Rumer posing and showing off her trim body and the knitwear dresses from the New York label. Photographer Michael Avedon (who just worked with Audrey Hepburn's granddaughter) captured these looks. 

The 26-year-old is also a DJ and an actress like her famous parents.

She generated a lot of buzz for her impressive performance in For the Record: Tarantino, a theatrical show that ended in Los Angeles this past »

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What to Watch This Week: 'Godzilla,' 'New Girl,' & More

16 September 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"Godzilla"

Indie director Gareth Edwards got a crack at one of the biggest monsters there is in this summer's blockbuster. Bryan Cranston plays a scientist obsessed with government secrets since the mysterious death of his wife Sandra (Juliette Binoche) after a suspicious nuclear reactor meltdown. Aaron Taylor-Johnson co-stars as his son Ford, a Navy guy who discovers that dear old dad's paranoia might actually be worth checking out. Ken Watanabe and Sally Hawkins co-star as scientists studying the real cause of that nuclear meltdown.

"The Fault in Our Stars"

It Girl Shailene Woodley stars in this adaptation of John Green's Ya weepie about a teen named Hazel dying of cancer. Augustus (Ansel Elgort) is another teen coping with the Big C, »

- Jenni Miller

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