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The Reason Robert Mitchum Was In Such High Demand As An Actor

Many movie stars of the Hollywood Golden Age were “the strong, silent type” — Robert Mitchum was definitely one of them. That silence and piercing gaze meant Mitchum could play villains more convincingly than many of his contemporaries. He played not one but two serial killers — Harry Powell in “The Night of The Hunter” […]

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Another ‘Hellraiser’? Yawn. Hollywood, Original Horror Movies Are Nothing to Fear

“Hellraiser.” “The Others.” “The Night of the Hunter.” “Salem’s Lot.” That’s four horror remakes in the pipeline, all announced in just the last week. And all of them feel like setups for failure, especially with untouchable masterpieces like Charles Laughton’s “Night of the Hunter” or Alejandro Amenábar’s “The Others.” “Salem’s Lot” has been adapted three […]

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‘Night of the Hunter’ Remake in the Works at Universal (Exclusive)

Universal Pictures is remaking “The Night of the Hunter,” a 1955 film adaptation based on the novel by Davis Grubb.Matt Orton (“Operation Finale”) is penning the script. Though little is known about the new project, it is expected to be a contemporary version of the original thriller, rather than a period piece.“The Night of the […]

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