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On the Waterfront (movie)

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  • 'Brando's Smile' biography goes below the surface to find the actor

    Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty." She was as she described it "struck by the...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' ends; April Fools' switch

    'How I Met Your Mother' ends; April Fools' switch
    You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll say goodbye. A beloved sitcom's finale starts the TV week. After nine seasons, Ted finally concludes his story on “How I Met Your Mother.” He won’t have an audience to rival the “Friends”...
  • Review: 'The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan' edited by Albert J. Devlin with Marlene J. Devlin

     Review: 'The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan' edited by Albert J. Devlin with Marlene J. Devlin
    A member of the legendary Group Theater, co-founder of the Actors Studio, director of four Pulitzer Prize-winning plays (including "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Death of a Salesman") and such classic films as "On the Waterfront" and "East of Eden," Elia...
  • Deceased writer Budd Schulberg scores new Hollywood deal

    Writer Budd Schulberg isn't around to see it, but Wednesday, on his 100th birthday, he landed a new Hollywood deal. Schulberg, who died at 95 in 2009, was the son of a Hollywood film producer who first made his mark with the bestselling, iconic...
  • Leonard Hirshan dies at 86; longtime agent for Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood had a "make my day" attitude about Hollywood agents, including his own representative, Leonard Hirshan. "If he didn't return a call, he would have been history!" the screen tough guy said this week. But then Eastwood laughed and said,...
  • Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'

    Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'
    Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened. "He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
  • Columbia Pictures' 'Corned Beef and Cabbage' salad days

    It's all in the name. Columbia Pictures, which celebrates its 90th anniversary on Jan. 10, began life in 1920 as the C.B.C. Sales Film Corp. Founded by Harry and Jack Cohn and Joe Brandt, the company churned out low-budget shorts, westerns and comedies....
  • 'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts

    'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts
    At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
  • ACE Eddie Awards: Heritage Award Honoree Randy Roberts

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that former ACE president Randy Roberts will be honored with the org's Heritage Award at this year's Eddies kudos ceremony on Feb. 7. Roberts, who has served on the board of directors since 1996, was ACE VP...
  • At 89, Eva Marie Saint is 'still in the ballgame'

     At 89, Eva Marie Saint is 'still in the ballgame'
    Eva Marie Saint won a supporting actress Oscar for her luminous film debut as Marlon Brando's character's girlfriend in Elia Kazan's landmark 1954 drama, "On the Waterfront." And she's given memorable turns with Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's 1959...
  • James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'

    James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'
    James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51. The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...