It’s almost time for me to head to Los Angeles. Aside from making my Amoeba Music shopping list, I’m also going over some schedule changes for the 2016 TCM Classic Film festival. The biggest change happened when it was announced that Burt Reynolds was not going to be able to make it. Instead, Faye Dunaway… Read More Inching closer to TCM Film Festival
Sidney Lumet’s The Pawnbroker is a classic, featuring a remarkable performance from Rod Steiger. If you only think of Steiger who overacted too often, his performance here will completely change your mind. While Steiger was the only actor here to get and awards consideration, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Jamie Sanchez give incredible supporting performances. Boris Kaufman… Read More Quick Thoughts: Sidney Lumet’s ‘The Pawnbroker’
The sad, terrible news of the day was that the great director Sidney Lumet passed away. I wrote an obituary here: http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/director-sidney-lumet-dies-age-86-04-09-2011.