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Posted on 1 April 2018 | 5:11 am
Ordeal by Innocence scriptwriter: 'Agatha
Telegraph.co.ukOrdeal by Innocence scriptwriter: 'Agatha Christie? I'd rather watch ...Telegraph.co.ukIf the BBC's latest Agatha Christie adaptation appears to be a radical departure from the cosy whodunnits of old, there is a good reason. The screenwriter responsible for tonight's BBC One drama, Ordeal by Innocence, has confessed that she has never ...and more »
Posted on 31 March 2018 | 7:17 am
How 1960s cinema gave us a glimpse of our
The GuardianHow 1960s cinema gave us a glimpse of our future livesThe GuardianBoth starred Albert Finney. Both were British. Both bore the name of Woodfall Films, a new company set up by the playwright John Osborne, the young theatre director Tony Richardson and the film producer Harry Saltzman to make a film adaptation ...
Posted on 30 March 2018 | 10:00 pm
Celebrating Alan Jay Lerner's lyrical gift
The StageCelebrating Alan Jay Lerner's lyrical gift to musical theatreThe StageThe role was also rejected by, among others, Sean Connery, Keith Michell, Trevor Howard, Albert Finney and Bruce Forsyth. Nobody, it seemed, was interested. The distinguished classical actor John Neville was eventually cast and the show was tried out ...
Posted on 30 March 2018 | 5:02 am
Tony Richardson's 'Tom Jones' Turns the
PopMattersTony Richardson's 'Tom Jones' Turns the "Angry Young Men" Art Movement on Its HeadPopMattersJones (Albert Finney) grows up to be good-hearted and good-looking. His charm draws many women to him including the gamekeeper's daughter, Molly Seagrim (Diane Cilento). Tom garners the admiration of his drunken neighbor Squire Western (Hugh Griffith ...
Posted on 29 March 2018 | 12:00 am
Skyfall Isn't The Best Bond Flick, But
There's no good answer to the "What's the best James Bond movie?" question, since the best James Bond movie will always be the first one you saw when you were a kid. (I ride for Live and Let Die until death.) And there's no good answer as to which James Bond is the best James Bond, since everyone just seems to rank the Bonds based on how Sean Connery-esque they are. (Sean Connery himself tends ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 12:20 pm
The 29 Greatest Car Movies Ever
With the release of Furious 7 this week and the impending release of Mad Max: Fury Road next month, car movies have suddenly taken center stage. Of course, a “car movie” can mean many things — from a racing flick to a road movie to, well, a film that’s just set among cars in ... More »
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 10:16 am
‘MST3K’ skewers turkeys, 5 vintage
Four vintage movies are roasted by “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” and five other titles make their DVD/Blu-ray...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:46 pm
Talking Pictures: 'Orient Express'
Sidney Lumet directed the 1974 film release based on Agatha Christie's acclaimed novel, "Murder on the Orient Express.
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:51 pm
Annie, latest Hunger Games, Maude box set
This week's reviews of what's new on Blu-ray and DVD by Matt Brunson (View From The Couch is a weekly column that reviews what's new on Blu-ray and DVD. Ratings are on a four-star scale.)… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 11:09 am
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are
we follow the orphan Annie, whose search for her birth parents is eventually aided by initially opportunistic politician Oliver Warbucks. With Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, and Tim Curry.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:31 pm
Sean Connery’s birthday: 85 facts about
82: He was once stopped for speeding by an officer named Sergeant James Bond. 83: Sam Mendes confirmed that Connery was considered for the Kincaide role taken by Albert Finney in Skyfall, but said the idea was shelved as being distracting to the film.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:47 pm
Tributes to Brent House Carvery founder Max
Max served many famous customers, including Brian Forbes, Albert Finney, Anthony Quayle, and Harry Secombe. By far his most famous customer in London was Marilyn Monroe, who specifically asked for Max to serve her when she visited. In 1959 Max worked his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:31 pm
TV Thursday: Hilarious comedies have
It’s a great story, beautifully told; Julia Roberts won an Academy Award, with nominations for the movie, the script and Albert Finney. •“Bones,” 9 p.m., Fox. The victim may have been bullied, causing Brennan to recall her own girlhood.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:24 pm
Oscars: Who Are the Candidates for Governors
or the still active Max von Sydow (legendary international actor), Martin Sheen (still-active star of classics Badlands and Apocalypse Now), Albert Finney (star of 1963's best picture Tom Jones and many other memorable pics), James Caan or Donald Sutherland.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:35 pm