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ROBERT REDFORD HAILED AT CANNES

May 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Redford has received overwhelming praise for his performance in J.C. Chandor’s independent film, All Is Lost, which screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival today (Wednesday). Daily Variety described it as an “emotionally resonant one-man showcase for Robert Redford.” Britain’s Guardian newspaper called it a “tour de force performance.” The London Independent […]

PUBLICIST TO THE STARS LOIS SMITH DEAD AT 85

October 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Publicist Lois Smith, whose clients included Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford, and Martin Scorsese, died in Hebron, Maine Sunday after sustaining a head injury in an accidental fall. She was 85. In an obituary, TheWrap.com, quoted from an interview that Smith gave to the Boston University campus newspaper, BU Today, in 2010: “I’m so glad I’m […]

COMING: ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN, THE DOCUMENTARY

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Redford, along with former Washington Post investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who broke the Watergate scandal, and Ben Bradlee, their editor at the time, are collaborating on a documentary for the Discovery Channel called All the President’s Men Revisited, the New York Times reported today (Tuesday). The two-hour film will launch Redford’s […]

REDFORD SHUNS COMIC-BOOK MOVIES

June 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Robert Redford maintains that he has little interest in the big-budget blockbusters that currently sustain Hollywood, telling the Sydney Morning Herald that he wants to keep making films about ideas he cares about. His most recent film wasThe Conspirator, about the trial of Mary Surratt, the boarding-house owner convicted of conspiracy in the assassination of […]