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Decoy aka Policewoman Decoy

16 May 2017 11:47 AM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Unsung actress Beverly Garland becomes TV’s first lady cop, in what’s claimed to be the first TV show filmed on the streets of New York City. This one-season wonder from 1957 has vintage locations, fairly tough-minded storylines and solid performances, from Bev and a vast gallery of stage and TV actors on the way up.

Decoy

(Policewoman Decoy)

TV Series

DVD

Film Chest Media

1957-’58 / B&W / 1:33 flat full frame (TV) / 39 x 30 min. / Street Date May 30, 2017 / 19.98

Starring: Beverly Garland

Art Direction (some episodes): Mel Bourne

Original Music: Wladimir Selinsky

Written by Lillian Andrews, Nicholas E. Baehr, Cy Chermak, Jerome Coopersmith, Don Ettlinger, Frances Frankel, Steven Gardner, Abram S. Ginnes, Mel Goldberg, Saul Levitt, Leon Tokatyan

Produced by Arthur H. Singer, David Alexander, Stuart Rosenberg, Everett Rosenthal

Directed by Teddy Sills, Stuart Rosenberg, David Alexander, Michael Gordon, Don Medford, Arthur H. Singer, Marc Daniels

 

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- Glenn Erickson

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How Paul Newman returns for Cars 3 years after his death

3 May 2017 1:29 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fans were surprised when the late Paul Newman was revealed to be in the cast for Cars 3, and what was more surprising still was what appeared to be new dialogue of his appearing during the film’s trailer.

Newman — the legendary and iconic actor of films such as The Hustler, Hud, and Cool Hand Luke, to a name a few – voiced the character of Doc Hudson in Cars back in 2006, before passing away two years later.

Last week’s trailer however includes  vocals that are unmistakably Newman’s, leaving fans curious just how this was achieved. The film’s director Brian Fee was luckily on hand to explain just where this new dialogue came from during an interview with Cinema Blend.

“The Paul Newman voice you hear in that trailer is not actually in the film. There’s other Paul Newman stuff in the film. That was for the trailer. »

- Samuel Brace

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Movies to Show My Son: ‘Cool Hand Luke’

1 May 2017 4:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to another installment of Movies to Show My Son. This is the blog series were I discuss movies I can’t way to show my son in the future. I’ll be covering my own personal experience with the movie, movie and life lessons I hope he will learn, and lastly my concerns about showing said film. This week’s film is Cool Hand Luke.

Personal Memories:

This is the first film in this series that was shown to me by my father. It was a somewhat impromptu event as I was searching our DVD shelves for a specific movie one day for a reason I cannot remember. Although it was against my personal beliefs our DVD collection was not alphabetized. Blasphemy I know! The benefit came one day when I came across the DVD of Cool Hand Luke.

At that time the far majority of films in our household fit into two categories. »

- Dan Clark

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Movie News: 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Sequel in the Works; Clifton James, James Bond's Southern Sheriff, Passes Away

17 April 2017 1:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: Armie Hammer, who starred in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., says that a script for a sequel is being written by Lionel Wigram, who produced and cowrote the original. As of yet, however, there is no official confirmation that Warner Bros. is funding or developing a sequel. [Slashfilm]   Clifton James: Perhaps best known for his role as Sheriff Pepper in the James Bond adventures Live and Let Die (above) and The Man With the Golden Gun (below), Clifton James enjoyed a long and varied career as an actor stretching over more than 50 years, making other memorable appearances in movies like Cool Hand Luke and Superman II. Now he has passed away, aged 96. [BBC]   Back Roads: Alex Pettyfer (Elvis & Nixon, above) will star in murder mystery...

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Clifton James, Famed Character Actor And James Bond Veteran, Dead At 96

16 April 2017 6:59 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Lee Pfeiffer

Clifton James, the respected character actor who rose to fame as the bumbling southern Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond films, has passed away at age 96. James, a decorated veteran of WWII, appeared in many prominent films and TV series. Among his feature films: "Cool Hand Luke", "The Bonfire of the Vanities", "The Untouchables", "Juggernaut", "The Last Detail", "Will Penny" and "Something Wild". The portly James often portrayed lawmen and judges. His most prominent role came in Roger Moore's 1973 debut film as James Bond, "Live and Let Die".  The character of Pepper as a comical racist lawman named Sheriff J.W. Pepper undoubtedly made audiences laugh. But to die-hard Bond fans his presence represented the increasing amount of slapstick that characterized some of Moore's Bond films. The producers brought the character back in the 1974 007 film "The Man with the Golden Gun" in which he coincidentally »

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Clifton James Dies: James Bond, ‘Cool Hand Luke’ Actor Was 96

15 April 2017 12:32 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Clifton James, a longtime character recognizable from as a Southern sheriff type in films and TV shows from Cool Hand Luke and Dukes of Hazzard to a pair of James Bond movies, died today of complications from diabetes at 96. James’ death was reported by the Associated Press, with his daughter Lynn James confirming he died at another daughter’s home in Gladstone, Oregon. The actor played Sheriff J.W. Pepper in the Bond films Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Gold… »

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Clifton James Dies: James Bond, ‘Cool Hand Luke’ Actor Was 96

15 April 2017 12:32 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Clifton James, a longtime character recognizable from as a Southern sheriff type in films and TV shows from Cool Hand Luke and Dukes of Hazzard to a pair of James Bond movies, died today of complications from diabetes at 96. James’ death was reported by the Associated Press, with his daughter Lynn James confirming he died at another daughter’s home in Gladstone, Oregon. The actor played Sheriff J.W. Pepper in the Bond films Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Gold… »

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Clifton James, Sheriff in James Bond Films, Dies at 96

15 April 2017 11:49 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

​Clifton James, a veteran actor who appeared as Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond films, died Saturday morning at age 96.

James died just blocks away from his childhood home, surrounded by friends and family, loved ones told Variety in a statement.

Clifton was born in 1920, the eldest child of Grace and Harry James, and grew up just outside Portland, Oregon during the heart of the Great Depression.

According to relatives, he fought for five years on the front lines of the South Pacific, earning two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star for his service during World War II.

His acting career spanned nearly six decades, and included theater, film, and television. First appearing on stage in “The Time of Your Life,” he would go on to perform in several Broadway shows, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “All The Way Home.”

James most famous role came on film. He »

- Lawrence Yee

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Introducing One Perfect Podcast: 3 New Shows Premiere This Week

20 March 2017 9:02 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Plus: A lot more ‘Alien,’ the first photo of Luke Skywalker, and the weekend’s best shots.

This week marks the start of a great new chapter in the history of Film School Rejects/One Perfect Shot, as we’re pleased to present the premiere episodes of our first three shows under the new One Perfect Podcast banner.

Up first and available today, After the Credits, a new kind of movie review show hosted by Fsr Columnist Matthew Monagle. Each week Matthew will be joined by a special guest to help him explore our expectations of certain films and how they impact the way we feel about what we ultimately see in theaters. This week the special guest is Fsr Chief Film Critic Rob Hunter, and the film in question is The Belko Experment.

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Then on Wednesday, March 22nd, the first episode of Shot by Shot drops. Hosted »

- H. Perry Horton

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NYC Weekend Watch: Oshima/Godard, ‘Ugetsu,’ Buster Keaton & More

3 March 2017 8:01 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.

BAMcinématek

A number of Oshima and Godard films play together in a new series.

Metrograph

Films from Keaton and Bergman have screenings.

Garrel’s Les Hautes Solitudes has been held over; Midnight Cowboy and Chungking Express also play.

Museum of the Moving Image

The Scorsese series continues with a The Color of Money–The Hustler »

- Nick Newman

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Oscar Score Contenders Provide an Infusion of New Blood

9 February 2017 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Four of the five scores nominated for this year’s Oscars were composed by first-time nominees, something that hasn’t happened in 49 years (last time: 1967, when Lalo Schifrin scored “Cool Hand Luke” and Quincy Jones did “In Cold Blood”).

And one of them – “Jackie” composer Mica Levi – happens to be female, marking only the sixth time in Academy history that a woman has been nominated for composing an original score, and the first time in 16 years.

While she used a traditional orchestra, most of her fellow nominees either applied experimental or avant-garde techniques – using prepared piano in “Lion” and post-recording processing of the sound in “Moonlight” – or added futuristic-sounding electronics, as in “Passengers.” “La La Land” also used a big orchestra but half that score is also rooted in small-combo jazz.

Surprisingly, most of the nominees have only limited film experience: “Jackie” is Levi’s second feature, “La La Land’s” Justin Hurwitz his third, »

- Jon Burlingame

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The Double Bill Brilliance of Jack Hill: Close-Up on "Spider Baby" and "Pit Stop"

26 January 2017 5:59 PM, PST | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Close-Up is a column that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Jack Hill's Spider Baby (1967) will be showing January 24 - February 23 and Pit Stop (1967) will be showing January 25 - February 24, 2017 in the United States.Quentin Tarantino, unsurprisingly a gushing fan of Jack Hill, once famously compared the exploitation specialist to venerable Hollywood icon Howard Hawks, presumably on the basis of his distinctly personal preferences and his unassuming, across-the-board genre dabbling. Of course, those genres explored by Hawks—from westerns to screwball comedies—were considerably different than those in which Hill excels, but the point is well taken: within his respective niches, Hill does it as well as anyone, with skill and without pretense. This includes quintessential Blaxploitation classics like Coffy (1973) and Foxy Brown (1974), and some of the finest women-in-prison films ever made—yes, there are some very fine women-in-prison films—namely The Big Doll House (1971) and The Big Bird Cage »

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The Best Of The Best: The Greatest Movie Actors and the roles that made them great

13 January 2017 3:49 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Dave Roper

The prospective candidates for admission to MiB were hand-picked because they were the best of the best of the best. That’s a lot of superlatives. Eric Roberts and Chris Penn were two of the more unlikely members of a Tae Kwon Do team that took on Korea in The Best of the Best and across pretty much every athletic and artistic theatre of endeavour you can think of, debate rages as to who is the best of the best. Today we look at the greatest movie actors.

This new series of articles is not intended to lay such arguments to rest. Instead it will hopefully prompt some discussion and (polite) debate as we consider, within certain film-making disciplines, who might be considered to be the best and what is their best work. Highly subjective, of course, but that is whence springs healthy debate. We’ll get to actresses, »

- Dave Roper

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Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Casablanca and more celebrate big movie anniversaries in 2017!

5 January 2017 1:36 PM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Casablanca and more celebrate big movie anniversaries in 2017!Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Casablanca and more celebrate big movie anniversaries in 2017!Adriana Floridia1/5/2017 4:36:00 Pm

One thing we all look forward to every year is our birthday, and we here at Cineplex like to celebrate the birthdays of movies too!

In 2017, there are tons of memorable films that are hitting milestone ages. While it makes us feel a little old, it also gives us a reason to look back on some of our favourite films and have epic movie marathons (oftentimes, ones where we know all of the lines).

We did some research and compiled a master list of all of the notable films that are celebrating big anniversaries this year. Among the crop are films like Titanic, Blade Runner, The Graduate, and more.

Check out the best movie anniversaries of 2017 below and start planning your movie-themed parties accordingly! »

- Adriana Floridia

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