This week in movie news: new on Netflix in April, movie rating complaints, a ROMAN HOLIDAY musical, and more.
Noteworthy movie news and nuggets from around the Internet this week: Indiana Jones 5, the Ben-Hur trailer, TCM Classic Film Festival updates, and more!
After six memorable seasons, Downton Abbey (ITV, PBS) has come to an end. Like many die-hard Downtonians, I’ve been dreading this day since I first fell in love with the show, and now that it’s finally here, I’m asking myself, “Now what?” But the intriguing world of aristocrats, servants, and proper table manners doesn’t have…
Thoughts on Hail, Caesar! (’16), The Verdict (’82), The Great Escape (’63), The Human Comedy (’43)
Happy Valentine’s Day!
As a gift to you, I made some classic movie-themed e-cards inspired by the Tumblr meme valentines that have been taking over the internet over the past year or so. Feel free to download and share with the movie fans who hold your heart.
Double Indemnity (1944), The Way We Were (1973), Grease: Live (2016)
Room (2015), You Can’t Take It With You (1938)
It’s no secret that director Frank Capra loved actors. From watching his films, we can see which actors he liked working with—and which actors liked working with him—because they kept appearing in his movies. One of those actors was Jean Arthur, who became his quintessential heroine while working with him on
A Matter of Life and Death (1946), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Brooklyn (2015), Spotlight (2015)
Celebrated British actor Alan Rickman died Thursday at age 69 after a battle with cancer. Over the course of his 40-year acting career on the stage and screen, he starred in everything from action movies to romantic comedies to literary adaptations, making him beloved by audiences of all ages. In memory of the esteemed actor,…