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Wild Tales

The Six Billion Dollar Man: Damián Szifrón (above), who grew up in Argentina watching American TV shows like The Six Million Dollar Man, will now write the big-screen adaptation of the series. Mark Wahlberg will star, and Peter Berg will direct. Szifrón most recently wrote and directed the richly imaginative Wild Tales, a dazzling black comedy consisting of multiple segments… Continue reading Movie News: 'Six Billion Dollar Man' Lands Oscar-Nominated Writer; Watch Nicole Kidman in First 'Strangerland' Trailer

 

If other life forms exist, they’re probably wondering what the hell is wrong with us. Les Drew and Kaj Pindal poked fun at this notion when they directed a 1967 Academy Award-nominated film, What on Earth?, that takes a humorous look at Earth’s inhabitants from the fictional view of the Martians.

Cars are mistaken for living beings and appear to be Earth’s dominant species. The automotive… Continue reading If Aliens Made Documentaries, They Might Look Like This Oscar-Nominated Short Film from 1967

Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis dies: report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tony Curtis, whose good looks made him a Hollywood star well before he became an accomplished actor in movies such as “The Sweet Smell of Success” and “Some Like It Hot,” died Continue reading Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis dies: report