When Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy concluded last year, one thing above all that could be said for the three movies is they’re absolutely gorgeous. That was a consistent exemption applied to Jackson’s work over the past decade, actually. Whatever you think overall of King Kong, The Lovely Bones or that second Tolkien set, you have to admit they all feature extraordinary visuals.
We have Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie to… Continue reading Remember 'Lord of the Rings' Cinematographer Andrew Leslie With Five of His Best Shots
With the loss of Robin Williams, who died this week at age 63 from an apparent suicide, we lose not just one of the most talented actors of the past 35 years, but we also lose maybe the most interesting movie star of his era. He was at least two or three performers rolled into one; his broad, wacky comedy a far extreme from… Continue reading Remember Robin Williams with His 10 Best Movie Moments
Thanks to “Sleepless in Seattle,” everyone knows “An Affair to Remember” is the ultimate romantic tearjerker. Not only do Nora Ephron’s female characters describe it as their favorite chick flick, but the ending atop the Empire State Building evokes the abortive reunion that Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr never get to enjoy.
Many modern viewers also know that “Affair to Remember” (which opened in theaters 55 years ago, on July 11… Continue reading 'An Affair to Remember': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Classic Romance