Monday, May 25, 2015

Movies

Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly are twin idols of the American imagination. They defined between them the range and shape of desire in the 1950s.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Pitch Perfect 2" will cross the $100 million mark at the U.S. box office on Saturday. This is yet another high note for...
CANNES - The French threw the world a film party and then ate the cherry on top of the dessert.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.
In a recent interview at Comic Con, “Walking Dead” actor Tyler James hesitantly said that Jaden Smith, son of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, will be playing Static in an upcoming Warner Bros. “Static Shock” film.
Sunday Who's that girl George Bernard Shaw's witty mix of rom-com and philosophical debate, Man and Superman, in which a young woman's charms resist and ultimately triumph over her reluctant guardian's anarchic argument, is presented in sparkling style by England's National Theatre. A film of the production screens at 1 p.m. at the County Theater, 20 E. State St., Doylestown. Tickets are $18. Call 215-345-6789.
Rydal's own Bradley Cooper will return to his camp roots this summer.
Prolific French director André Téchiné, who tackled a true-life legal case in 2009's The Girl on the Train, returns to the genre with In the Name of My Daughter, a fascinating, suspenseful story about obsessive love, money, the Mafia, and murder.
Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen Brian Taves Kentucky Press, 360 pp., $40 Library of Congress film archivist Taves explores the long, fruitful history of Verne on screen, from the 1916 silent adaptation of Twenty Tho