Even though the special effects pale by today’s standards, be prepared for a bit of a mess if you have a weak stomach. Still, Sanjuro, the masterpiece directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring his favorite actor, Toshirō Mifume, is as elegantly violent a film as has ever been produced.
A classic photo of screen legends on the set of Dr. Strangelove. Director Stanley Kubrick lines up a shot of Sterling Hayden and Peter Sellers on the set of Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). Check out Robert Altman behind the scenes of 3 Women here via Kubrick, […]
All I can say is RAWRGWAWGGR. Rest in peace, Peter. Originally posted on WORLD FILM GEEK: The Force will forever live on with Peter Mayhew. The legendary Star Wars actor, who originated the role of the Wookie Chewbacca, passed away on April 30 at the age of 74 in his home of Boyd, Texas. Born […]
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Helen Mirren photographed by Miller Mobley. Check out a young Judi Dench modelling for Christian Dior here via Helen Mirren by Miller Mobley. — Age has done little to diminish the beauty of Helen Mirren. Miller Mobley did a fine
Director Sergio Leone, Lee Van Cleef and Clint Eastwood on the set of For a Few Dollars More (1965). Check out David Cronenberg by Ron Bull right here
The Sunday Matinee takes a look at a classic or beloved film each weekend. This week, Clint Worthington revisits David Bowie’s debut role two years after his tragic passing. It’s been two years since David Bowie left us for his home planet, and we haven’t been the same since. Like Thomas Jerome Newton, the protagonist […]