Friday May 17
Cannes 2013 notebook: 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' to get a sequel, more festival tidbits
A 2013 Cannes Film Festival poster is displayed in the South of France, featuring actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward kissing on the set of 'A New Kind of Love.' MORE CROUCHING TIGERS: "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" is getting a sequel more than a decade after becoming the highest grossing foreign-language film in the U.S. The Weinstein Company ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
the Bootleg Files: Suspense - a Cask of Amontillado
CHANCES OF SEEING A COMMERCIAL DVD RELEASE: Yes, there was a commercial release - but you can't stop the bootleggers! Unless you were around in the late 1940s and early 1950s, you probably never heard of "Suspense." Originally created as a radio program, this half-hour anthology series was among the popular programs in the very early days of ... (more)
Tiring but thrilling Day 1 ends with rain
Editor's note: Sara Jackson, an IPFW student, is working at the Cannes Film Festival and will be reporting occasionally.
Tue May 14, 2013
Separated At Birth: Banner Edition
He's the designer that created the banner for the 1960's Paul Newman movie Exodus , based on the novel with the same name.
Cannes: Festival Kicks Off With One Of Most Highly Anticipated Slates In Years
Certainly I see very long and winding lines to pick up press or market credentials at the Palais, which is adorned with poswters of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in a provocative still shot from their fluffy France-set 1963 comedy A New Kind Of Love.
Slap Shot stage play set for Toronto debut
Steve Carlson, who portrayed Steve Hanson in the cult classic Slap Shot, talks about his experiences making the 1977 film during a 35th anniversary screening of the movie in 2012.
Cannes festival chief talks sex and Spielberg
Cannes film festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Verdict' - " now in HD - " features Oscar worthy performance by Paul Newman
OUT alcoholic attorney Frank Galvin, "Newman was robbed by not winning the Oscar," director Sidney Lumet says on the disc's commentary.
Thu May 09, 2013
Review of The Hustler with Paul Newman
The Hustler stars a young Paul Newman as "Fast" Eddie Felson, a pool player who knows more about cue balls than life.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sun May 05, 2013
Almanac: The first train robbery in the U.S.
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac ... May 5th, 1865, 148 years ago today, the day law and order went off the rails.
Detroit Free Press
The case for Paul Newman in 'The Verdict'
Few actors could do as much with stillness and interior turmoil as Paul Newman, especially in his later years.
Wed May 01, 2013
Nightlife Guide 2013: Got game?
Perhaps one of the most original, laid-back and hip outside hangout spots in the city, the Garage Bar's patio is dotted with picnic tables, a handful of grassy blocks and two ping pong tables.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Doc Searls Weblog
Identity systems, failing to communicate
There is a great scene in Cool Hand Luke where the prison warden , says to Luke, , that he doesn't like it when Luke talks to him as an equal.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Vintage men's hairstyles still cause many to swoon
When I was a child, I thought my daddy looked like Elvis. Perhaps it was his dark hair and the way he combed it up in the front, or it might have been the way he moved his hips to "Ain't Nothing but a Hound Dog" when it came on the radio.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Hudson Valley Press
Newburgh opens first film office, 'Reel Newburgh, Real Locations'
The City of Newburgh, birthplace of the silver screen and legendary cowboy star W.S. Hart, opened its first film office, REEL Newburgh, REAL Locations on April 5, 2013 at 250 Lake Street, within the iconic Motorcyclepedia Museum.
The Huffington Post
Alan Elsner: Re-reading Leon Uris' Exodus
I first read the book in 1970 around the time of my first visit to Israel and fell in love both with the book and the country.
Hell on Frisco Bay
WHO: Paul Newman stars in this. WHAT: This comedy, a hit made between Newman's two ambitious flops made with Robert Altman is not exactly a canonized classic, at least outside of hockey movie devotees.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
See - Exodus' Saturday with discussion in Sherman
I worked at the UN and one job was as assistant during a General Assembly to a delegate from Malta who was in NY to study the "Palestinian Question." Although I was studying political science/international relations at the time I knew little about the Israeli history and conflict.