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Richard Donner Remembered: Jeff Cohen, Who Played Chunk in ‘Goonies,’ On Director’s Astounding Generosity

Jeff Cohen first met Richard Donner while making “The Goonies,” the 1985 adventure classic about a group of misfit kids hunting for treasure. Cohen played Chunk, a mischevious preteen who loves ice cream and prank calls. Decades later, he credits Donner with coaxing out his performance, but Cohen owes more to the late director than […]

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Richard Donner, master of macho blockbusters with a human touch

Superman, Lethal Weapon, The Omen, Scrooged – the movie director’s CV tracked Hollywood’s most bankable genres from the 80s onwardsRichard Donner was the classic studio director and an action blockbuster maestro, the Michael Curtiz of the VHS age; he was the great inventor, or reinventor, of so many Hollywood genres and styles. When Hollywood invented […]

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Michael Chapman, ‘The Fugitive’ and ‘Raging Bull’ Cinematographer, Dies at 84

Michael Chapman, the cinematographer who lensed classics like “The Fugitive” and “Raging Bull, died on Sunday. His wife, screenwriter Amy Holden Jones made the announcement on Twitter. Chapman was 84.“Goodbye to the love of my life. Michael Chapman Sept 20 2020”Goodbye to the love of my life. Michael Chapman Sept 20 2020 https://t.co/rkhyjGjkMd— Amy Holden […]

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