Last year, we lost one of the most legendary female movie scribes, rom-com of auteur, Nora Ephron.
Ephron, whose famous films include “Sleepless in Seattle,” “You’ve Got Mail” and, of course, “When Harry Met Sally” passed away after a battle with leukemia at the age of 71 on June 26, 2012.
As a trailblazer in her field — introducing the ubiquitous theory “Men and women can’t be friends” — Ephron is leading… Continue reading 'MAKERS': Nora Ephron on Real-Life Inspiration for 'When Harry Met Sally'
“We all go a little mad sometimes. Haven’t you?” said Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 horror film, “Psycho.” In regards to a recent lawsuit, those words have never been more appropriate.
A few weeks ago, Michael Daly of the Daily Beast wrote about a fascinating case involving a man who’s been nicknamed the “Real-Life Norman Bates.” In a tale of Hitchcockian proportions, 51-year-old Thomas Parkin had beem accused… Continue reading Thomas Parkin, Real-Life Norman Bates, Convicted Of Fraud In 'Psycho'-Like Case
How authentic is the new Navy SEAL movie, Act of Valor? Authentic enough to pique the interest of a retired Navy SEAL Captain, who has seen the trailer and expects the film’s employment of real-life active-duty SEALs as actors to come with a proper level of accuracy. As someone who understands the reasons and requirement for movies to focus on entertainment over realism, however, he wonders if… Continue reading Our Real-Life Navy SEAL Rates the Authenticity of 10 Navy SEAL Movies (Exclusive)