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TCM Remembers James Garner with All-Day Marathon on July 28

21 July 2014 4:42 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will remember award-winning actor James Garner on Monday, July 28, with an all-day marathon featuring 12 of his films. The Oscar nominated actor passed away on Saturday in Los Angeles at age 86.

TCM’s lineup features Garner’s performances in such movies as Toward the Unknown (1956), which marked his film debut; the racing drama Grand Prix (1966); the popular romantic comedy The Thrill of It All (1963); the Paddy Cheyefsky-penned The Americanization of Emily (1964); the groundbreaking drama The Children’s Hour(1961); and the gender-bending Victor/Victoria (1982).

The following is the complete schedule for TCM’s tribute to James Garner.

TCM Remembers James Garner – Monday, July 28

6 a.m. – Toward the Unknown (1956) – starring William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith and James Garner

8 a.m. – Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) – starring Randolph Scott, James Craig, Angie Dickinson and James Garner

9:30 a.m. – Grand Prix (1966) – starring James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Bedford and Yves Montand

12:30 p. »

- Michelle McCue

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A True Maverick: Top 10 Films of James Garner (1928-2014)

20 July 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Indeed it is sad news to acknowledge the passing of Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actor James Garner (1928-2014). The Hollywood icon Garner has endured a remarkable show business career during a five-plus decade stretch as he has entertained generations of TV and film audiences throughout the ages. Upon the death of this immensely likable leading man on both the small and big screen many are probably wondering about their mortality at this point. After all, you either grew up with James Garner as a peer or spent your childhood watching him in your living rooms on the boob tube or at the local movie theater.

Although the majority of folks associate Garner with television from his first western series Maverick in the 1950′s to his landmark role as ex-con Pi Jim Rockford in the 1970′s The Rockford Files (some teens and young adults may recall his brief stint as grandfather Jim »

- Frank Ochieng

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The Definitive War Movies: 20-11

26 June 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Top twenty. Now we start to see the more widely recognizable films that people have some emotional attachment to. World War II gets a few mentions in this portion of the list, but this is one of the more diverse sections, overall. We get a mention of the Boer War, the Algerian War, and the Korean War, as well as the only movie about the American Civil War on this list.

20. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Conflict: Boer War, World War I, World War II

The only film on the list that spans multiple wars is also probably the least battle-focused film on the list. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is told through an extended flashback, following Major-General Clive Wynne-Candy (Roger Livesey) as he rises through the ranks of the British military from war to war. The flashback is »

- Joshua Gaul

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Chef! Movie Recipes For a Feast of Cinema

17 June 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The release this week of Jon Favreau’s Chef provides a new addition to the popular sub-genre of Food Cinema. From Eat, Drink, Man, Woman (1994) to Julia & Julia (2009), film directors have often created meals so mouth-watering that the thought of another handful of chewy, over-toffeed popcorn makes a mockery of one’s very soul.

Here then is the ultimate HeyUGuide to the ultimate Cine-Banquet, for any budding chefs out there to prepare for like-minded friends (please consult Alexander Payne’s Sideways for your wine selection).

Amuse-bouche: ‘Rillettes du Canard’ Red Dragon (2002)

“Hannibal, confess. What is this divine looking amuse-bouche?” Dr. Lecter is perhaps wise to keep back some of the secrets of the lavish banquet he has prepared for The Baltimore Opera Society. Few of them would suspect that the missing (and talentless) flutist from their own woodwind section is not just the ghost at the feast, but the key ingredient. »

- Cai Ross

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Denzel Washington may mount up for 'Magnificent Seven' remake

5 June 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Denzel Washington may be going from vigilante to gunslinger. The Oscar winner is circling a role in MGM's upcoming remake of "The Magnificent Seven," which would reunite him with "Training Day" director Antoine Fuqua. Both have received offers to join the film, according to Variety. The 1960 original starred Steve McQueen, Yul Brynner, Charles Bronson and James Coburn as the titular gunslingers who unite to protect a small Mexican village from recurring outlaw attacks. It was based on Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film "7 Samurai," and the formula has also been adapted to fit films based in outer space ("Battle Beyond the Stars") and the insect world (Pixar's "A Bug's Life"). It's unknown if the new version will take place in the Old West, or be transferred to the modern day.  Tom Cruise was attached to the film at once point, but exited late last year.  The remake script was written by "True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto, »

- Dave Lewis

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Denzel Washington May Be Part Of ‘The Magnificent Seven’

5 June 2014 1:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We know there’s plans afoot for a remake of classic western The Magnificent Seven, and by the looks of it Denzel Washington may be taking a starring role.

If the project goes ahead as planned, Washington will team up again with director Antoine Fuqua. The pair have already worked together on Training Day and forthcoming series remake for the big screen, The Equalizer.

The original 1960 film featured Yul BrynnerSteve McQueenCharles BronsonJames CoburnRobert VaughnBrad Dexter and Horst Buchholz as the seven gunmen hired to protect a Mexican village from bandits (led by the excellent Eli Wallach). The new script is penned by Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective) and John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side). Both Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt have previously been on the wish-list.

Quite whether the world needs a revisioning of The Magnificent Seven is open to debate. Even the lure of Denzel »

- Claire Joanne Huxham

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Denzel Washington May Star in Antoine Fuqua's 'Magnificent Seven' Remake

5 June 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It seems that director Antoine Fuqua's proposed remake of "The Magnificent Seven" is getting a serious dose of star power: Denzel Washington is reportedly interested in taking the lead.

Schmoes Know writes that Washington has been offered the starring role in the remake ofde the classic western, and his ties to Fuqua -- the pair worked together on "Training Day," which nabbed Washington an Oscar, and are currently collaborating on the TV adaptation flick "The Equalizer" -- may draw him in.

The original "Magnificent Seven" debuted in 1960, and was a loose remake of Akira Kurowsawa's iconic film, "Seven Samurai." It starred Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Yul Brynner, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz as the titular seven American gunmen.

Fuqua reportedly chose "Seven" over several other high-profile projects (including a possible sequel to "The Equalizer," which has been testing well in the months before its release »

- Katie Roberts

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Denzel Washington May Lead Magnificent Seven Remake

5 June 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Lob your mind back a few days – to last week, in fact – when we reported on Training Day director Antoine Fuqua’s surging fortunes and in-demand status. Among several projects he’s pondering is the long-gestating remake of The Magnificent Seven. And according to Variety, he wants cinema pal Denzel Washington to star.The news, which was originally broken as a rumour by the Schmoes Know team, is an unsurprising one given the close bond the pair have formed across Training Day and, more recently, on The Equalizer. While neither is locked in yet, the chance to work together again, and for Washington to star in a Western, would seem like a tempting opportunity.Originally directed by John Sturges in 1960, The Magnificent Seven found the likes of Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Robert Vaughn as gunslingers who unite to help a Mexican village take on bandits. The movie »

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Denzel Washington and Director Antoine Fuqua Reteam for 'The Magnificent Seven'

5 June 2014 10:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

MGM is moving forward with its long-planned remake of the 1960 classic Western The Magnificent Seven, with Denzel Washington and his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in early talks to star and direct.

We first reported on the project back in August 2012, when Nic Pizzolatto signed on to write the script, long before his hit HBO series True Detective debuted. Tom Cruise was also attached to star at that time, but he dropped out of the remake in December, just as John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks, The Blind Side) came on board to rewrite the script.

The Magnificent Seven debuted in 1960, loosely inspired by Akira Kurosawa's 1954 classic Seven Samurai. The story follows seven gunslingers (Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn and Horst Buchholz) who are hired by a small Mexican village to help defend their homes from the villainous Calvera (Eli Wallach). No »

- MovieWeb

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Denzel Washington Might Reunite With Antoine Fuqua On The Magnificent Seven

5 June 2014 8:06 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Antoine Fuqua is a very busy man. After his 2013 action film Olympus Has Fallen became a sleeper box office hit, he worked with his Training Day leading man Denzel Washington on The Equalizer, an adaptation of the 1980s TV drama that’s due out September 26. He also signed on to direct the boxing drama Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. However, there is yet another project on Fuqua’s table now: The Magnificent Seven. While the director has not yet confirmed his involvement with that western, Denzel Washington has reportedly been offered the lead part. If he accepts, it would mark the third collaboration between the director and the Oscar-winning actor.

The role that Washington was likely offered was Chris Larabee Adams, who Yul Brynner portrayed in John Sturges’ 1960 classic. A remake of MGM’s western has been in the talks for a while now. Tom Cruise was signed on to play »

- Jordan Adler

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Jeunet's Spivet to open Munich

4 June 2014 5:21 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s The Young and Prodigious Spivet will be the opening film at this year’s Filmfest München (June 27-July 5) after Jeunet previously kicked off the festival in Munich in 2001 with Amelie From Montmartre.

Special highlights at what will be Diana Iljine’s fourth outing as festival director include the first ever complete retrospective dedicated to the veteran Us director Walter Hill, a gala evening in honour of the Oscar-winning producer Arthur Cohn with a screening of The Children Of Huang Shi, and a tribute to the producer-director-cinematographer Willy Bogner.

The Walter Hill retrospective will range from his 1975 debut Hard Times, starring Charles Bronson and James Coburn, through such classics as The Long Riders and The Warriors  and two films made for Us television - the pilot Deadwood and the Western epic Broken Trail - to his 2012 film Bullet To The Head, with Sylvester Stallone and Christian Slater.

World premieres

Munich will also be hosting a number »

- screen.berlin@googlemail.com (Martin Blaney)

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Andy Garcia: The Hollywood Interview

7 April 2014 11:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

Andy Garcia Finds Love At Middleton

By

Alex Simon

Since making a splash as crack shot George Stone in Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables, Andy Garcia has become one of the cinema’s most prolific and diverse actors. The Cuban-born Garcia boasts over 100 credits on his resume, with roles ranging from actor, director, producer and musical performer. At Middleton, which arrived on DVD and Blu-ray April 1 from Anchor Bay Entertainment, features Garcia as a slightly befuddled doctor who finds an unexpected love connection with another parent (Vera Farmiga) while accompanying their kids on a tour of a tony East Coast college. Andy Garcia spoke with us recently about this and other career highlights. Here’s what transpired:

I don’t think I’ve ever seen you play a guy who’s not cool, so it was a pleasant surprise to see you in At Middleton, which marks a change of pace. »

- The Hollywood Interview.com

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Thn’s Top Five Muppets Movie Cameos

26 March 2014 1:03 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Muppets Most Wanted will be breaking out this week (read our review here). To celebrate the hand-held heroes return to the big screen, we are having a look at those fleeting and oh so memorable appearances from special guest stars throughout the years. The most recent outing had a diverse bunch ranging from Sarah Silverman to Selena Gomez by way of Mickey Rooney, Feist and Donald Glover. Our list delves further back into the annals of Muppet movie memories to show you ones you might have missed. So grab your Fart Shoes and join us as we list the Top Five Muppets Movie Cameos.

5. Ray Liotta - Muppets in Space (1999)

As the gang try to break into a research facility to rescue Gonzo, they must get past a scary security guard. And when it comes to unhinged, scary dudes in Hollywood, good fella Ray Liotta is your go-to (wise) guy. »

- John Sharp

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Emmy-Nominated Writer-Director S. Lee Pogostin Dies at 86

12 March 2014 3:01 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Television and film writer-director S. Lee Pogostin died following a long illness on March 7, one day before his 87th birthday.

Pogostin won a Writers Guild Award and was nominated for an Emmy for his original teleplay “The Game,” for the anthology series “Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre.” Though Pogostin lost, director Sydney Pollack and actor Cliff Robertson won Emmys in 1966 for “The Game,” and actress Simone Signoret also won that year for another Pogostin-scripted Chrysler segment, “A Small Rebellion.”

Pogostin directed subsequent episodes of the “Chrysler” series and in 1969 helmed his only feature, the cult item “Hard Contract,” starring James Coburn as a hired killer.

Pogostin’s other feature credits as a writer were “Pressure Point” (based on his teleplay “Destiny’s Tot”), starring Sidney Poitier and Bobby Darin; “Synanon”; “Nightmare Honeymoon”; “Golden Needles”; and “High Road to China.” He also wrote telepics, including the acclaimed “The UFO Incident, »

- Variety Staff

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Stanley Rubin, Writer-Producer of TV, Film, Dies at 96

5 March 2014 11:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Writer-producer Stanley Rubin, whose wide range of credits included classic film noir “The Narrow Margin,” Marilyn Monroe-Robert Mitchum Western “River of No Return,” TV series “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” and Clint Eastwood’s 1990 feature “White Hunter Black Heart,” died Sunday at his home above the Sunset Strip. He was 96.

Rubin was also a leader at the Writers Guild and Producers Guild. He negotiated contracts for the former and served the latter as president for five years.

Rubin wrote 19 feature films and produced more than 25 in a career that spanned seven decades. But frustration with the film business also led him to television in that medium’s early stages — “The idea of getting into something on the ground floor — not just as a writer but perhaps as a producer — excited me with visions of control and ownership,” Rubin wrote in an essay much later.

He won an Emmy »

- Carmel Dagan

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Stanley Rubin, Writer-Producer of TV, Film, Dies at 96

5 March 2014 11:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Writer-producer Stanley Rubin, whose wide range of credits included classic film noir “The Narrow Margin,” Marilyn Monroe-Robert Mitchum Western “River of No Return,” TV series “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” and Clint Eastwood’s 1990 feature “White Hunter Black Heart,” died Sunday at his home above the Sunset Strip. He was 96.

Rubin was also a leader at the Writers Guild and Producers Guild. He negotiated contracts for the former and served the latter as president for five years.

Rubin wrote 19 feature films and produced more than 25 in a career that spanned seven decades. But frustration with the film business also led him to television in that medium’s early stages — “The idea of getting into something on the ground floor — not just as a writer but perhaps as a producer — excited me with visions of control and ownership,” Rubin wrote in an essay much later.

He won an Emmy »

- Carmel Dagan

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McConaughey and Leto Poised to Make History on Oscar Night

28 February 2014 6:45 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Terence Johnson

Managing Editor

As much as we talk about the stats and trends of the Oscars, each year of the awards seems to present us with a new piece of history. This year, Dallas Buyers Club could make history as the first film to win both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in a film that did not receive a Best Director nomination. While Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto seem to be locked into their wins, this did provide an interesting jumping off point to look at the recent history of this category.

Here are the films in the past 25 years that have managed a Best Actor and Supporting Actor nomination:

1989: Driving Ms. Daisy – Morgan Freeman and Dan Ackroyd

1991: BugsyWarren Beatty and Ben Kingsley/Harvey Keitel

1992: UnforgivenClint Eastwood and Gene Hackman

1992: The Crying GameStephen Rea and Jaye Davidson

1993: Schindler’s »

- Terence Johnson

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Stream Them Now: Watch 16 Oscar-Winning Best Supporting Actor Performances Online

21 February 2014 7:20 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

With the 2014 Academy Awards coming soon, Indiewire has assembled a series of lists featuring Oscar-winning films that can be streamed online. The latest addition to the series is the Best Supporting Actor category, which has been awarded to performers featured in an eclectic scope of films ranging from big-budget blockbusters ("The Dark Night," "The Fugitive") to intimate critical darlings ("Beginners," "Little Miss Sunshine"). Check out these 16 films that earned Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and that are currently streaming online on a number of platforms (SnagFilms, Netflix and Amazon Prime): Mystic River (2003) - Tim Robbins Traffic (2000) - Benicio Del Toro The Cider House Rules (1999) - Michael Caine Affliction (1998) - James Coburn Read More: Stream 17 Oscar-Winning Best Actress Performances Online The Usual Suspects (1995) - Kevin Spaceyn Goodfellas (1990) - Joe Pesci A Fish Called Wanda (1988) - Kevin Kline The Untouchables (1987) - Sean Connery Terms of »

- Ziyad Saadi

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Out Of The Past: Movies Playing In Winnipeg, Canada, 1966

29 January 2014 3:40 PM, PST | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

 

What a year it was! In 1966, you could see the following movies playing locally in Winnipeg, Canada: Dean Martin as Matt Helm in The Silencers, James Coburn as Our Man Flint, The Trouble With Angels, Carry on Cleo, The Sound of Music and a quadruple feature of monsters flicks: Die Monster, Die, Eegah, Tomb of Ligeia and Planet of the Vampires.  »

- nospam@example.com (Cinema Retro)

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I, Frankenstein - Ron Balicki and Diana Lee Inosanto Talk Bringing Martial Arts to Movies

28 January 2014 9:44 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Ka-li (noun): 1) One of the manifestations and cult titles of the wife of Shiva and mother goddess Devi, especially in her malevolent role as a goddess of death and destruction, depicted as black, red-eyed, blood-stained, and wearing a necklace of skulls...

2) Eskrima, Arnis and Kali are umbrella terms for the traditional martial arts of the Philippines ("Filipino Martial Arts," or Fma) that emphasize weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives and other bladed weapons, and various improvised weapons.

It also includes hand-to-hand combat, joint locks, grappling and weapon disarming techniques.

More and more, martial arts action sequences are becoming integral to genre filmmaking. From the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" series (1997) and Blade (1998) to The Hulk (2003) and Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), we’re seeing more and more cinematic heroes who are kickin’ ass. One commonality in all of the aforementioned films are the action choreographers/stunt people: Ron Balicki and Diana Lee Inosanto. »

- Carnell

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