16 search results for Don Siegel

  • Eli_wallach_remembered_home_top_story

    Legendary 'The Good The Bad & The Ugly' star Eli Wallach passes away at 98

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014

    We look back at his amazing legacy
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    Watch: Todd Lincoln on his 'out of the box' remake of 'The Fly' - and why Fox said no

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

    Director says studio wanted to remake Cronenberg's version with 'sexy teenagers'
  • Body_snatchers_br_home_top_story

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010

    Spores rain forth, unseen, from outer space, and soon strange flowers begin popping up all over the city
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    Cannes Check 2014: Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman'

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

    Continuing our festival preview with the Oscar-winning actor's latest directorial effort
  • Unforgiven - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010

    Dedicated to his mentors Sergio Leone and Don Siegel, Clint Eastwood's 1992 Oscar-winner examines the mythic violence of the Western, taking on the ghosts of his own star past. Disgusted by Sheriff "Little Bill" Daggett's decree that several ponies make up for a cowhand's slashing a whore's face, Big Whiskey prostitutes, led by fierce Strawberry Alice (Frances Fisher), take justice into their own hands and put a $1000 bounty on the lives of the perpetrators. Notorious outlaw-turned-hog farmer William Munny (Eastwood) is sought out by neophyte gunslinger the Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett) to go with him to Big Whiskey and collect the bounty. While Munny insists, "I ain't like that no more," he needs the bounty money for his children, and the two men convince Munny's clean-living comrade Ned Logan (Morgan Freeman) to join them in righting a wrong done to a woman. Little Bill (Oscar-winner Gene Hackman), however, has no intention of letting any bounty hunters impinge on his iron-clad authority. When pompous gunman English Bob (Richard Harris) arrives in Big Whiskey with pulp biographer W.W. Beauchamp (Saul Rubinek) in tow, Little Bill beats Bob senseless and promises to tell Beauchamp the real story about violent frontier life and justice. But when Munny, the true unwritten legend, comes to town, everyone soon learns a harsh lesson about the price of vindictive bloodshed and the malleability of ideas like "justice." "I don't deserve this," pleads Little Bill. "Deserve's got nothin' to do with it," growls Munny, simultaneously summing up the insanity of western violence and the legacy of Eastwood's Man With No Name. ~ Lucia Bozzola, All Movie Guide
  • Coppola_home_top_story

    From Coppola to the Coens: 40 years of Telluride tributes

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013

    This year's quintet joins an illustrious list of honorees
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    The Weekend Watch: 'Titanic' sets sail again and 'Zoo' comes home

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Apr 6, 2012

    A new column helps you cut through the clutter and make the most of your weekend
  • Forest_home_top_story

    Forest Whitaker and 'Before Midnight' team to receive honors at Critics' Choice Movie Awards

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014

    The 19th annual celebration happens Thursday night
  • Matrix_on_the_national_registry_home_top_story

    'The Matrix' and Madonna top this year's National Registry additions

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

    A typically eclectic mix of titles rounds out the film year
  • Hell_home_top_story

    Motion/Captured Must-See: 'High Plains Drifter'

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Mar 11, 2009

    Clint Eastwood will take you to Hell
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