films

Scene from “Civilization” (1916)
Meher TatnaNovember 16, 2020

On October 21, 1916, the La Crosse Tribune carried a full-page advertisement for the next day’s release of Thomas Ince’s epic silent movie...

A scene from "Burning Bed", 1984
Elisabeth SeredaOctober 16, 2020

The Burning Bed, What’s Love Got to Do with It?, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dolores Claiborne, Not Without My Daughter, Bastard Out of Carolina. And...

Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina and Aldo Silvani in “La strada” (1954)
Meher TatnaOctober 8, 2020

Federico Fellini is quoted as saying that “from a sentimental point of view” he was “most attached” to his film La Strada. He told writer Edward...

Gregory Peck in "The Gunfighter" (1950)
Emanuel LevyOctober 6, 2020

In a spectacular career spanning over four decades, Gregory Peck cultivated the screen image of the liberal, benevolent patriarch, greatly...

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Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes in “A Farewell to Arms” (1932)
Meher TatnaSeptember 29, 2020

There is an apocryphal story about Ernest Hemingway telling Howard Hawks his opinion of Hollywood money. “Walk to the Nevada side of the...

Scene from "The River" (1951)
Meher TatnaSeptember 26, 2020

When Martin Scorsese was nine-years-old, his father took him to see Jean Renoir’s film The River. He said later that it would turn out to be one...

Sessue Hayakawa and Fannie Ward in “The Cheat” (1915)
Meher TatnaSeptember 10, 2020

When Cecil B. deMille released his silent movie The Cheat in 1915, his villain was a Japanese ivory merchant called Hishuru Tori played by...

Andy Griffith in A “Face in the Crowd” (1957)
Meher TatnaJuly 13, 2020

A Face in the Crowd was the film Steven Spielberg selected to present at the film restoration event for the HFPA’s 75th-anniversary celebrations...

 Moira Shearer in “The Red Shoes” (1948)
Meher TatnaJune 26, 2020

In 2017, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association asked Christopher Nolan to choose a film that the HFPA helped restore for a screening to...

A scene from "Da 5 Bloods", Netflix, 2020
Sam AsiJune 23, 2020

عندما منحت شبكة نيتفلكس المخرج المخضرم سبايك لي الضوء الأخضر لصنع فيلمه الأخير، دا 5 بلاضدس، لم تتوقع أن يتحول إلى محور نقاش في المجتمع الأمريكي....