Posts tagged: Hollywood

World Goes Nuts Over Bad Jerry Lewis Movie

Yes, it’s redundant to say “bad Jerry Lewis” movie, but footage of his famously bad clown-in-a-concentration camp movie has been released. That is, footage from the making of it.

James Wan Biography: New!

Read our profile of James Wan, the director of Saw, and see my brief review of his latest movie, The Conjuring.

Lunch With Orson Welles

Read the transcript of a 1983 chat between filmmaker Henry Jaglom and name-dropper Orson Welles.

Hitchcock’s Story in Pictures for LIFE Magazine

Alfred Hitchcock “directs” this series of photos in 1942, telling the wartime story, “Have You Heard,” a bit of Allied propaganda whose message is “loose lips sink ships.”

Marlon Brando on Dick Cavett, in 1973

 This Marlon Brando interview was just after he’d won the Oscar for The Godfather — and sent a surrogate to accept it, in a controversial move.

J.J. Abrams Biography: New!

Who2 has a new biography of TV producer and movie director J.J. Abrams. His latest, Star Trek Into Darkness, is now playing everywhere.

Into Dorkness

Celebrate the new Star Trek movie by getting a glimpse behind the scenes.

Actresses Without Teeth

See some samples from the Tumblr “Actresses Without Teeth.”

Oscar’s Young Misses

  Quvenzhané Wallis is a nine-year old and an Oscar nominee. Who are some of Oscar’s other youngest actress nominees?

Ernest Lehman Biography: New!

 Ernest who? That was his big complaint, that writers for the movies never get their due. And most people have seen at least ONE of Lehman’s movies, and probably more.

Nicholas Hoult Biography: New!

 Who2 has a new biography of English actor Nicholas Hoult. See videos of his early roles, including About a Boy and Skins, and his two new movies, Warm Bodies and Jack the Giant Slayer.

Randy Quaid v. Hollywood Star-Wackers, Round 3

 Actor Randy Quaid has lost his bid for permanent residency status in Canada, where he’s been since 2010, hiding from the “Hollywood Star-Wackers” who are out to get him.

Martin Freeman Biography: New!

Once known as “Who’s Martin Freeman?” he’s now known as “that guy who was in The Hobbit.”

James Bond Stuntman Stepping on Alligators

See behind the scenes, as a stuntman runs across a bunch of alligators — again and again — for a shot in the James Bond film To Live and Let Die.

Gabrielle Union Turns 40

 Brrr, it’s old in here. There must be a birthday in the atmosphere — for Gabrielle Union, the star of Bring It On.

Eddie Redmayne Biography: New!

You’ve seen him in the recent Les Misérables promotions and thought he looked familiar. Our new biography will tell you why.

The Art of the Title: Cape Fear

Over at the Art of the Title they feature the opening credits to the 1991 version of Cape Fear.

Funny Jennifer Lawrence Interviews

 The star of The Hunger Games and Winter’s Bone is a comical chatterbox. See these collected clips.

From Amanda Bynes to Sally Struthers

 Actress Amanda Bynes is in trouble for driving recklessly — again. Meanwhile, actress Sally Struthers is in trouble for driving drunkenly. 

Clint Eastwood’s Big Fail

I couldn’t stand to watch more than 20 seconds of “Clint Eastwood Unleashed.” I was too embarrassed, both for Eastwood and the GOP.

Rare Stanley Kubrick Audio Interview

 Writer Jeremy Bernstein interviewed Stanley Kubrick in 1965 and 1966, and Kubrick recorded it on tape. Listen.

James Cagney’s Birthday

Hollywood star Jimmy Cagney was born 17 July 1899. Yes, that’s right — born in 1899.

25 People Who Played Vampires

Can you imagine Tom Cruise sucking the life out of someone? He’s one of 25 people in our gallery who’ve played vampires on the big (or little) screen.

Mel Blanc, The Best in Cartoon Voices

Mel Blanc voiced Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam and many other Looney Tune characters. Learn all about him, and watch a short video that could have been titled, “Wanna See Something Gross?”

1962: The Year in Movies

 The movie industry brought in $1.6 billion in revenue in 1962. What were the big movies half a century ago?

Sexy Photos of Gene Autry

Gene Autry was one of the greatest singing cowboy stars of all time. Going all the way back to the Pliocene Epoch.

Jim Halpert Stars in ‘The Hunger Games’

Funny how all the hype about The Hunger Games doesn’t even mention that it stars Jim Halpert from The Office. That’s who that is, right?

Gillian Anderson’s XX Files

 In the newest issue of Out magazine, X-Files star Gillian Anderson talks about her career, but it’s her mention of romances with women that got the attention.

Kyle Lambert’s Toy Shining

Artist Kyle Lambert’s iPad paintings that mash up The Shining with Toy Story are again making the rounds.

Movie Ads from 1990s Comic Books

Here’s a small gallery of scans from the backs of comic books from the 1990s. Today’s special is “buddy movies.”

James Cromwell on ‘The Artist’

James Cromwell (“That’ll do, pig”) is one of the many faces in the Oscar-nominated film The Artist. He explains to Moviefone why.

Howard Hughes Was Fastest

 Howard Hughes was a dashing millionaire who’d just turned 32 years old when he set a new speed record for a transcontinental flight on 19 January 1937.

New Profile: Octavia Spencer

The Oscars will be awarded on the 26th of February this year. One actress who’s been mentioned as a possible nominee is Octavia Spencer of The Help.

Tarzan’s Cheetah Dies or Maybe Not

Cheetah, the chimpanzee co-star of 1930s Tarzan movies, has died at the age of 80.  Or maybe he was 82. And maybe he wasn’t really the same chimp from the movies. Still, he’s dead.

The Biggest Christmas Day Movies

Many people like to go to the movies on Christmas Day. It doesn’t even matter if it’s a good movie. Here are the 10 highest-grossing movies that opened on December 25th.

Billy Graham and Woody Allen

This is how Billy Graham and Woody Allen look these days. They probably don’t see much of each other. But they once talked about religion on TV.

Bob Hope Trivia

Bob Hope hurt his ankle in 1965, when someone “shoved him off the stage” in Thailand. Bob Hope used Brut 33 cologne and Gillette shaving cream. Quite by accident, I learned that and more this week.

Actor Harry Morgan Dies

Actor Harry Morgan, who played Colonel Sherman Potter on the TV series M*A*S*H, has died after a bout with pneumonia. He was 96.

Sorry We Missed Your Birthday, Dude

Oscar winner Jeff Bridges turned 62, yesterday. And we missed it. So happy belated birthday, with a few photos.