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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'

Argo

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez… Read More

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The tale told in the hostage drama “Argo” is so far-fetched — no one would believe all its twists and turns — and yet it really happened. It takes

Argo

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez… Read More

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The concept of fake movies is a regular gag in films and TV shows about filmmaking and fictional Hollywood figures. Trailers for these non-existent works are especially fun, more

“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

act of valor snipers Our Real Life Navy SEAL Rates the Authenticity of 10 Navy SEAL Movies (Exclusive)

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)