laurence olivier

One guy who was responsible for giving all those titles life. One guy who refused to play by the rules. One guy who picked up the dice, had the prettiest dame in the room give them a lucky breath of air, and let them fly, outcome be damned. Hell, he knew it was gonna come up 7. His friends, both real and those who think they are, still call him "The Kid," a moniker bestowed upon him by the legendary Darryl F. Zanuck. Civilians know him as Robert Evans.
Nikki (Marie Avgeropoulos), a lovely lass in a hoody, falls off a car she's jumping on and lands on Cam and crushes his bike. It's love at first pileup, and our hero soon joins Nikki's crew of parkour aficionados who are criminals for hire.
The public will soon get a deeper look into one of Hollywood’s most epic love affairs.
How can any of us find the words to wish a happy 450th birthday to the single most significant, elegant, funny, wise and human writer ever to use the English language? That's what I, and countless others, have thought and think of Shakespeare.
His posture, his diction, his height -- what a presence. We understood why he was being called the next Laurence Olivier.
Even with longevity and plenty of onstage charisma, entertainers are not exempt from their own breed of stage fright, and
You might think anyone who’s made it into a major movie – as an actor, director, producer, costume designer or in any other
Last night at the at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences they screened a new 70 mm print of Spartacus. Producer/Star Kirk Douglas, 95, was present with wife Anne, and engaged in a vigorous Q&A session.
In the 1965 movie Olivier remained meticulous about the aesthetic preparation that would transform him into the Moor. Despite his studious approach, American critics balked at his blackface portrayal.
The first big discovery that I stumbled on was that "Marilyn Monroe" was a character that she played, and that [despite] the
Should we call him "Spartacus"? Or "Champion"? Both names certainly fit the man. Kirk Douglas turns 95 tomorrow, and he is still very much with us.
Both are flaxen-haired, beautiful, and have had their personal ups and downs dominate headlines. But what is the most striking similarity between Michelle Williams and Marilyn Monroe?
Corruption and greed resonate in every age. Though Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy was written in 1963, it seems ripped from today's headlines.
Which Hollywood director actually made the most great movies? In the Alsace area of Germany, future director William Wyler was born. Here is a sampling of his best movies covering three full decades.
Serious Sinatraphiles need to buy Ring-A-Ding Ding! again, no matter how many times they've bought it before. Why? A 50-year-old screwup that's dogged every release of the album has finally been fixed.
All the rhythm is artificially created in a film -- in the theatre when the curtain goes up you are your own man, and it's terrifying -- there's no safety net.
"That's a bit silly to say," Branagh says. "The assumption there is that a comic-book movie is shallower. Or that it's somehow
Well before British actor Simon Callow decided to become an actor, he determined he wanted to be a writer. Now he's combined both talents to write a truly outstanding book about the theater.
The term "class act" seems overused at a time when there are fewer examples of it around, but no more apt expression comes to mind. If anybody had the right to be, it was Sir Alec Guinness.
I'm mystified by the seemingly constant frenzy online about whether or not the Farrelly brothers' longstanding urge to make a Three Stooges movie will ever get off the ground. It's toxic-remake mania taken to an extreme.