No one ever dreamt Mia Farrow had comedic abilities until she appeared in his films,
Certainly he would have liked meatier roles or roles that allowed him to go beyond just the look, the hangdog look, that he seemed to have. I met him on a number of occasions, and he was a very upbeat kind of a guy.
I'm a lifelong Disney nut. Leonard Ma
Television is what made It's a Wonderful Life the classic it is today. Leonard Ma
[He followed Mr. Allen to California in the late 1950's, appearing in such films as] Sex Kittens Go to College, ... shockingly unfunny.
Anyone who says that someone is a sure bet for an Oscar is a fool. There's no such thing as a sure thing, least of all in a five-way vote.
I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it.
You accept the characters Davis plays because you're not thinking about her [as a star],
The man responsible for the original 'King Kong,' Willis O'Brien, started experimenting with stop-action animated films for Thomas Edison in 1916 and 1917. A whole generation of special effects people grew up on these films.
Shakespeare wrote great plays that we're still watching all these years later. Charlie Chaplin made great comedies and they are still as funny today as they ever were.
Movie theaters still exist in spite of all of the alternatives that are available, video and video-on-demand and DVD and streaming video and all of these things.
The subtle performances of the leads, the remarkable Irrfan Khan and the engaging Nimrat Kaur, make 'The Lunchbox' a pleasure to watch.
I'm a lifelong Disney nut.
While it was occasionally done here or there, nobody else had a figurehead like Walt doing it. Jack Warner wasn't on TV. Walt was the boss, but he had a real public profile and he used it to his advantage. And he became a household face.
Tim pays homage to Ray Harryhausen and George Pal and people whose films he saw growing up and who also used this technique.
Beauty and the Beast became the first animated feature ever nominated for best picture.
Audiences deserve better.
Dumbo... makes me cry. Every single time and in the exact same spot. I just have a special affection for Dumbo.
He was not exactly destined for success. It took him time to find himself, and part of that came about when he moved to Austin. Anyone who knew Louis in his quasi-hippie phase, or as the world's oldest grad student, might find it surprising to see how successful, and influential, he is today.
Documentarian Laura Poitras has crafted a first-rate Hitchcockian-type thriller telling the story of Edward Snowden.
Timing in life is everything.
Shailene Woodley is reason enough to see 'The Fault in Our Stars.'
The Little Rascals: The Life and Times of Our Gang.
She does the same reliable job you'd expect her to do. ... She has a track record that is long and solid enough that it can withstand the usual ups and downs of a starring career.
He's got it all. He's got charm, he's got looks, he's got brains, he's got a conscience. He has everything any movie star could want to have, any director or producer, and then some.
She's quite wonderful in that role. She's totally convincing as the mother who has to walk a fine line in raising that little boy. She's a terrific actress; there's never any sense that she's acting. She commits to any character she plays.
Everyone is looking for the sure thing. They are looking to hedge their bet. They think the way to do that is to go with a proven quantity, a remake of something you have already seen. That is their mindset.
I'd find it hard to argue against anyone who's on the list. But lists are fundamentally silly. It's never going to be to everybody's satisfaction.
A good story is a good story, and I think kids relate well to good stories about identifiable characters. I have parents and grandparents stop me all the time to tell me kids watch these Disney Treasures all the time ï¿½ I can tell you from the feedback I'm getting, they are still great children's a
Hollywood executives believe that money is both the be-all and end-all to the moviemaking process.