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As Eva Marie Saint Turns 97, Celebrating Her Seductive Turn in ‘North by Northwest’

In a career that spans more than seven decades, Eva Marie Saint has won an Oscar, played Superman’s mom, and acted alongside screen legends such as Paul Newman, Montgomery Clift and Marlon Brando. A versatile performer, she appeared in comedies, historical epics (“Raintree County”), social dramas (“On the Waterfront”), and misbegotten superhero films (“Superman Returns”). […]

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Daily Podcast: Indiana Jones 5, Vertigo, The Conjuring, Loki, and More

On the June 7, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Indiana Jones 5, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, a Vertigo video game, The Munsters movie, and the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel […]

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23 Best Picture Nominees That Deserved to Win the Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a long history of overlooking the greatest films ever made for Best Picture. Many cinephiles are quick to point out Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane” losing to John Ford’s “How Green Was My Valley” at the 14th Academy Awards, though it’s not like Ford’s emotionally satisfying family […]

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Best Alfred Hitchcock Movie Box Sets and Merchandise

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Having helped define the idea of the cinematic thriller, Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the most prolific […]

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‘Psycho’ Turns 60 This Week: How the 1960 Release Created an Iconic Film

Although Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” was the biggest hit of his career with an adjusted gross of $400 million, it didn’t set records.. It ranks #164 among domestic sound films, and was #2 among 1960 releases (second to “Spartacus”). Among black-and-white films, it ranks #5.However, there are few films that have had the impact of this […]

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‘It’ Producer to Develop Wilderness Horror Movie ‘Sunburnt Country’

A feature film adaptation of Gabriel Bergmoser’s novel ”Sunburnt Country” is in development from “It” producer Roy Lee alongside Jon Berg and Greg Silverman.The story centers on a pair of millennial backpackers who go off-roading in the Australian wilderness and stumble upon a reclusive backwater town where they quickly realize that the locals hunt and […]

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Film News Roundup: Angie Thomas’ ‘On the Come Up’ Moves to Paramount From Fox

In today’s film news roundup, Angie Thomas’ “On the Come Up” gets a new home, Luc Besson’s “Anna” gets a release date and Roy Lee and Jon Berg announce a Vertigo promotion.Paramount PurchaseParamount has bought the movie rights to Angie Thomas’ bestseller “On the Come Up” from the now-shuttered Fox 2000 division.It’s the second Fox […]

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Ryan Reynolds to Produce Horror Story ‘The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine’ (Exclusive)

Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with New Regency to buy supernatural horror project “The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine” and set it up with Ryan Reynolds and Vertigo Entertainment.Reynolds will produce through his Maximum Effort production company along with Roy Lee and Jon Berg through Vertigo. Jasper DeWitt wrote the novella “The […]

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LeBron James to Produce ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot

Following “Halloween’s” massive success at the box-office this weekend, another slasher franchise is looking at a rebirth as Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment and LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment are in talks to acquire the rights to a new “Friday the 13th” movie.Insiders say Victor Miller, who penned the original, regained the rights, though it took both […]

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