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  • Prolific character actor Eli Wallach dies at 98

    Prolific character actor Eli Wallach dies at 98
    Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died on Tuesday at the age of 98. Wallach, who received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement...
  • Taormina Film Festival: Where Cinema Takes a Backseat to Glamour

    If you should have the good fortune to visit Sicily in June, the last thing you want to do is sit inside and watch movies. That's just as well for the Taormina Film Festival, since half the movies are shown outdoors in the Teatro Antico, and the other...
  • 'Crazy Heart' Director Making Film on Yarnell Hill Wildfire

    Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart," "Out of the Furnace") will direct a feature film about the members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighter crew who perished in last year's Yarnell Hill wildfire in Prescott, Az. Lorenzo di Bonaventura (the...
  • FACTBOX-Facts about character actor Eli Wallach

    June 25 (Reuters) - * Wallach's parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland who owned a candy store in an Italian neighborhood of the New York borough of Brooklyn. * He earned degrees from the University of Texas and City College of New York and studied...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • 'Star Wars': Rian Johnson and the rise of the everyfan director

    'Star Wars': Rian Johnson and the rise of the everyfan director
    In the spring of 2008, when “Looper” was still a glint in the eye of director Rian Johnson, the filmmaker and I sat down to coffee at a Hollywood restaurant. Actually, "glint in the eye" is the wrong phrase, since, although he had secured no...
  • Frank Sinatra memoir 'Mr. S' on way to big screen?

    "RING-A-Ding-Ding!" That was the title of one of Frank Sinatra's most popular Reprise albums, back in 1961. (In fact it was his first disc for Reprise after many successful years with Capitol Records.) Well, there's going to be plenty of Sinatra-style...
  • Appreciation: TrailBlazing D.P. Gordon Willis Didn't Suffer Fools Gladly

    With great risk often comes great reward. That's what the filmmakers behind such classics as "Citizen Kane," "The French Connection" and "The Godfather" -- three movies that challenged established modes of lighting, framing and perspective -- learned...
  • Cicely Tyson, Robert Towne Receive Honorary Degrees at AFI Conservatory Commencement

    The MFA graduates from the American Film Institute Conservatory weren't the only ones receiving degrees Wednesday morning at the TCL Chinese Theater. Cicely Tyson and Oscar-winning scribe Robert Towne were awarded honorary degrees during the AFI...
  • Treat dad to films by special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen

    Looking for a novel way to celebrate Father's Day? Head on down to Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, where a tribute to special-effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen will be unreeling Saturday. In previous years, the Colonial has celebrated Father's Day...
  • Francis Ford Coppola Predicts 'Live Cinema' at Produced By Conference

    The prevailing wisdom might be that Francis Ford Coppola peaked as a filmmaker with "Apocalypse Now," but he was undoubtedly the star attraction on Sunday at the PGA's sixth annual Produced By Conference. The 75-year-old writer-director-producer held...