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Frank Sinatra in “The Man with the Golden Arm” (1955)
Meher TatnaOctober 21, 2020

When director Otto Preminger bought the rights to make The Man with the Golden Arm, he knew he would have problems with the Production Code...

Diane Paragas
Margaret GardinerOctober 19, 2020

“I was constantly asking white, male, Hollywood for permission to make Yellow Rose, and getting, ‘no’.” Director, Writer, Producer, Diane Paragas...

Rajinikanth in “Robot” (2010)
Noel De SouzaOctober 19, 2020

One of the largest film industries in the world, the Indian film industry is in reality differentiated by regional languages. The city of Mumbai,...

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...

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Eugenio Derbez, Tanya Saracho and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Mario AmayaOctober 16, 2020

Algunos de los principales creadores de la televisión y el cine han aprovechado el cierre del Mes de la Herencia Hispana en Estados Unidos para...

Oscar Micheaux
Noel De SouzaOctober 15, 2020

“A man ahead of his time.” These simple words on a tombstone in Grand Bend, Kansas, define Oscar Micheaux. Oscar was born in 1884 in Metropolis,...

Gong Li
Meher TatnaOctober 13, 2020

The French publication Madame Figaro called Gong Li the “Chinese Meryl Streep”. In 2006, she was voted as China’s “most beautiful person” in a...

Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, Golden Globe winner
Alexander NevskyOctober 12, 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen is a recipient of a Golden Globe and an Oscar nominee. He proved that he can successfully play not only comedic roles, but also...

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...