New history of movie 'Casablanca' rounds up the usual suspects
Casablanca isn't only one of the most beloved movies of all time; it's also one of the most written-about movies of all time.
Get Ready for 'Feud' By Streaming Joan Crawford and Bette Davis's Best Films
Bette Davis actually turned down the title role and director Michael Curtiz wanted Barbara Stanwyck for the part, but it was Crawford who prevailed and Crawford who won the Best Actress Oscar for it. Perhaps the finest work of her career. Stream on ...
War On Screen: It's About Finding The Stories To Tell And Then Telling Them Right
While The Ghazi Attack is based on the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi during the 1971 war, Rangoon, as the title suggests, is a romance triangle in the tradition of the grand Hollywood productions of the 1940s such as Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942 ...
Restoration Spotlight: Mildred Pierce
Michael Curtiz's 1945 Mildred Pierce—a noir-tinged melodrama for which star Joan Crawford won her only Oscar—is a classic whose reputation hasn't faded over the years. But ahead of its recent Criterion release, the decades-old frames of the film ...