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"I always think that when something is currently very trendy, it's already very old."

“I always think that when something is currently very trendy, it’s already very old.”

— Ennio Morricone, Italian, composer, conductor, Academy Award

Art

Stronger Gets a Trailer


The first trailer for Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by David Gordon Green was released today.

A victim of the Boston Marathon (Jeff Bauman) bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma. 45 more words

Susan Sarandon on Why She Hasn't Watched 'Feud,' Bette and Joan's Relationship

The role of Bette Davis was one Susan Sarandon had avoided playing until she was presented with Ryan Murphy’s scripts for “Feud.” Her performance as the legendary movie star has won raves — though she admits she’s hasn’t watched it herself. 503 more words

Features

Daniel Day Lewis Retires From Acting: A Look Back at his Greatest Film Roles

Daniel Day Lewis, one of the most gifted and committed actors of his generation who embraced the term ‘method actor’, announced that he has retired from acting at the age of 60 on Tuesday. 479 more words

US Culture

Terrence Howard, loud and clear on colon cancer: "Make sure your parents get screened, and that you get screened"

Actor Terrence Howard (b. 1969), a former Academy Award nominee whose latest screen credits include “Dead Man Down” (2013) co-starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace, “House of Bodies” (2914) with Peter Fonda, and “Cardboard Boxer” (2016), delivers a deeply moving and personal message about his Mom and the importance to get screened for colon cancer… 50 more words

Academy Award

In Memory: "Make every word count in your stories."

“Make every word count in your stories.”

— Jonathan Demme, 1944-2017, Academy Award for Best Director for Silence of the Lambs, 1991

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Art

In Memory: "I guess I just like to see underdogs winning against the odds."

“I guess I just like to see underdogs winning against the odds.”

— John G. Avildsen, 1935-2017, Academy Award for Best Director for Rocky, 1977

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