You don’t need to have seen Network to be roused by the film’s iconic “Mad as Hell” speech. You don’t need to work in network television, live in the ‘70s, or face retirement. This scene transcends time, ripping the viewer out of the present and into that exact, electric moment when Peter Finch’s Howard Beale explodes.
The speech taps into the boiling experience of anger. Beale… Continue reading Our Favorite Speeches: 'Network'
With the annual Tour de France winding up this weekend, it seems like an opportune time to consider an inspiring moment from the most inspirational cycling movie ever made: Breaking Away.
Written by the late Steve Tesich, who earned an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, the movie was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Peter Yates), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Barbara Barrie), and… Continue reading Our Favorite Inspirational Moments: 'Breaking Away'
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Another role has been filled on HBO’s Game of Thrones!
Actress Gwendoline Christie has been cast in the pivotal part of Brienne, announced Thrones author George R.R. Martin on his blog.
Brienne isn’t physically a very flattering character in the books, described as a large and piggish-looking woman with an awkward personality who’s mocked as “Brienne the Beauty.” But… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ casts fan favorite Brienne
Variety is reporting that Vince Vaughn is joining the cast of the independent drama, Lay the Favorite , to be directed by Stephen Frears.
The cast also includes Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall, Joshua Jackson and Frank Grillo.
The film is based on the life of Beth Raymer, a professional gambler who started off as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas but soon rose to become one of the world’s best gamblers… Continue reading Vince Vaughn Joining Lay the Favorite