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Charles Gordon, Oscar-Nominated Producer of ‘Field of Dreams’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 73

Charles Gordon, a film producer who earned an Oscar nomination for his work on 1989’s “Field of Dreams,” has died of cancer. He was 73.Gordon’s brother, Lawrence Gordon, who he shared the Oscar nomination with, confirmed his death. “Although he was 11 years younger, he was more like an older brother to me in many […]

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Tom Pollock, Risk-Taking Ex-Universal Chairman, Dies at 77

Tom Pollock was not your ordinary studio chief. Trained as a lawyer, Pollock chaired Universal Pictures for nine years (1986 to 1996) and went on to partner with Ivan Reitman’s Montecito Picture Company, chair the Board of Trustees at the American Film Institute, and teach at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Pollock steered Universal […]

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Cult Classic BMX Movie ‘Rad’ Finally Getting an Official Home Video Release on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

The 1980s were host to some of the most memorable sports movies of all-time, including Hoosiers, Bull Durham, Caddyshack, The Natural, The Karate Kid, Field of Dreams, and more. But the 1980s also saw the rise of popularity in extreme sports like skateboarding and BMX bike riding, and those sports were represented on the big […]

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John Lindley Elected President of International Cinematographers Guild

“Field of Dreams” cinematographer John Lindley has been elected at the new national president of the International Cinematographers Guild, a month after Lewis Rothenberg resigned from the post.The news was announced Sunday following an online meeting of the national executive board. He will serve for the remaining two years and two months of Rothenberg’s term. […]

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‘Field of Dreams’ Turns 30: Why the Baseball Classic Still Holds a Special Place in America’s Hearts (and Heartland)

Humphrey Bogart never said, “Play it again, Sam” in the 1942 Oscar-winning classic “Casablanca.” In fact, no one says it in the movie.And the mysterious voice in the adored 1989 fantasy film “Field of Dreams” does not tell Kevin Costner: “If you build it, they will come.”Released 30 years ago on April 21, 1989, “Field […]

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Frank Serafine, ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Tron’ Sound Editor/Designer, Dies at 65

Hollywood sound engineer Frank Serafine died on Wednesday in Palmdale, Calif., according to the Los Angeles County Coroner. He was 65.According to the a report by the Antelope Valley Times, he was fatally struck by a motorist travelling west on Palmdale Boulevard, and Serafine died at the scene of major head and body trauma.Serafine was […]

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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Set to Speak at Produced By Conference

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has been selected as a speaker for the 10th Annual Produced By Conference at Paramount Studios on June 9-10.The Producers Guild of America announced Thursday the headlining sessions, which include “Conversation With: Samantha Bee & Jason Jones,” “Conversation With: Kevin Feige,” “Conversation With: Jim Gianopulos,” “Larry Gordon: Uncensored,” and the […]

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