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  1. Movie of the Week: "Heaven's Gate"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    The reviews of Michael Cimino's 1980 Western "Heaven's Gate" belong less to the history of cinema than to the sociology of the mob. Egged on by reports of the movie's inflated budget and protracted shooting schedule that resulted in part from Cimino's extremely meticulous approach to design and direction, critics closed their eyes, minds, and hearts and instead reviewed the gossip.


  2. These So-Called Bad Movies Prove the Urgency of Film CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | New Yorker

    ... of those hostilities were aimed, in these pages, by Pauline Kael, notably at Michael Cimino, the director of "Heaven's Gate.") What most of these films have in common is an art of stylization. They were repudiated by critics who voiced the ...


  3. Big-screen bombs: Remembering Hollywood's biggest box office disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Wave

    ... international prospects don't look much more promising. The film earned only $20.5 million from 52 markets. Heaven's Gate (1980): It might not come close to matching some of the epic losses on the list, but director Michael Cimino's Western starring ...


  4. The Curse Of The Yellow Jersey - The Cycling Film Hollywood Loved But Could Never MakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Podium Cafe

    ... star to super star to fallen star: he'd wowed the world with The Deer Hunter and then shocked Hollywood when Heaven's Gate ran massively over budget and flopped on release, which fact is linked to the collapse of a studio, United Artists. The Danish ...


  5. We Are Your Friends, kinda: Zac Efron's 'passion project' burns on arrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... when they didn't have to prove anything to us - Kevin Costner with Waterworld , director Michael Cimino with Heaven's Gate , M. Night Shayamalan with everything since Signs , Will Smith with After Earth , Guy Ritchie and Madonna with Swept Away , ...


  6. John Hurt optimistic about cancer recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | RTE.ie

    ... Elephant Man and Midnight Express . Among his many other screen credits are The Naked Civil Servant , Alien , Heaven's Gate , Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone , Hellboy , V for Vendetta , Doctor Who and Merlin . Recently, he has been filming ...


  7. Movie of the Week: "Ishtar"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | The New Yorker

    ... the enmity of journalists and critics, whether Erich von Stroheim or Orson Welles or Michael Cimino (whose " Heaven's Gate " was another victim of facile critical attitudinizing). The tendency to blame the artist ("who the hell does she think she ...


  8. The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... best as marginal: Spike Lee's forgettable "25th Hour" (2002) at #94, Michael Cimino's infamous 1980 debacle "Heaven's Gate" at #98, Hitchcock's swing-and-a-miss "Marnie" at #47, etc. You can see the full list here . Rather than argue with the BBC, I ...


  9. Oscar Shamed As BBC List Of 100 Greatest American Films Largely...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Deadline

    In a comprehensive new poll of the 100 Greatest American Films of all time, released this week by BBC Culture, only a measly 12 Academy Award winning Best Pictures turn up at all, and only 8 of them in the top 75. Worse than that statistic for the lasting influence of the Academy's Best Picture choices, according to this poll, a whopping 60, count 'em, 60 other movies mentioned were not even nominated for Best Picture. Gone With The Wind , considered the benchmark of all Oscar winning Best Pictures, barely made the list at number 97, just one notch above Heaven's Gate, the 1980 western that was a notorious disaster at the time but is clearly getting a second look.


  10. BBC List of Top 100 American Films Is Full of Standard and Surprising ChoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... the first two "Godfather" films are in the top 10, for instance - but there are several surprises, as well. "Heaven's Gate," Michael Cimino's 1980 followup to the Oscar-winning "The Deer Hunter" made the list at 98, despite its reputation for being ...


  11. UNCC Student Cooks Up Clever Protest Against Campus Fine Funds Being MisappropriatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Rant Finance

    ... roughly the same length of time it takes to watch Michael Cimino's 1980 studio-busting megabomb Western ' Heaven's Gate ', only without the lethargic pace, weird storytelling and unsatisfying finish. I think that it's absurd that North Carolina is ...


  12. Vilmos ZsigmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Hilobrow

    ... ), Steven Spielberg ( The Sugarland Express , Close Encounters ), and Michael Cimino ( The Deer Hunter , Heaven's Gate ), while taking lesser craftsmen to levels of finesse and resonance they'd not reach again (Fonda's The Hired Hand , Schatzberg's ...


  13. Book, Movie Deal Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Ex-Cocaine Kingpin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... of Cuba. Jung co-wrote the book and screenplay with T. Rafael Cimino, nephew of director Michael Cimino ( Heaven's Gate, The Deerhunter ). Tobin said 'Heavy' be shot in Puerto Rico but Jung won't be playing himself. There have been rumors swirling ...


  14. 10 Obscure Films You Need To See Immediately - Go Go GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Unicorn Booty

    ... cut of Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch to wide acclaim. Likewise, airing Michael Cimino's directors cut of Heaven's Gate on Z Channel changed the perception of that film from a notorious studio-bankrupting bomb to a modern epic. It's a must-see for ...


  15. Geoffrey Lewis, actor in several Clint Eastwood movies, dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... films, Lewis' movie credits include "The Culpepper Cattle Co." (1972), "The Great Waldo Pepper"(1975), "Heaven's Gate"(1980), "Catch Me If You Can" (1989), "The Lawnmower Man" (1992), "The Man Without a Face" (1993) and "Maverick" (1994). In 2000, ...


  16. Geoffrey Lewis, Clint Eastwood actor and Juliette Lewis' father, dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... the Garden of Good and Evil , notes The Hollywood Reporter . Other films and shows Lewis appeared in includes Heaven's Gate , Dillinger , The Devil's Rejects , Maverick , The A-Team , Murder, She Wrote and Little House on the Prairie . Lewis is ...


  17. Rest in Peace, Geoffrey LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | FANGORIA

    ... create an aura of humanity and depth among his "Banjo & Sullivan" co-stars. Whether it's a project as heavy as HEAVEN'S GATE or a guest spot on HOUSE, M.D., Lewis gave his all to the art of acting. In doing so, he's become one of the more memorable ...


  18. Juliette Lewis pays tribute to dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'. Other films in which he starred included 'The Devil's Rejects', 'Heaven's Gate' and 'Dillinger', while his TV work was also acclaimed, featuring in 'Barnaby Jones', 'Hawaii Five-O', 'Little House on the ...


  19. The Day After Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... Oversight was still a voluntary procedure begrudging audiences' love of animals, and the abstruse Western Heaven's Gate proved just how dearly director Michael Cimino hated both. United Artists gave him free rein to stage cockfights, disembowel ...


  20. Geoffrey Lewis, actor and father of Juliette Lewis, dead at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... in the Garden of Good and Evil." Among his other film credits were "The Devil's Rejects," Michael Cimino's "Heaven's Gate," John Milius' "Dillinger," TV movie "Salem's Lot" and Michael Ritchie's "Smile." Lewis received a Golden Globe nomination for ...