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CAMCORDED MAN OF STEEL TRAILER POSTED ONLINE

July 14, 2012 by · 16 Comments 

A video — probably taken with a smartphone — of absolutely dreadful quality of the Man of Steel trailer has been posted online. But even allowing for the fuzzy images, it may be hard to understand what brought fans who viewed it to their feet and caused one questioner during a panel discussion about the […]

VETERAN ACTOR/DIRECTOR JACKIE COOPER DEAD AT 88

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Jackie Cooper, whose history in the movie business probably predated that of any other living film star, died Tuesday in Los Angeles at age 88. He first appeared in short films at the age of 6, then joined the ragged tykes in the early Our Gang comedy shorts a year later. At the age of […]

OSCAR NOMINEE SUSANNAH YORK DEAD AT 72

January 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

British actress Susannah York, who was nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar in 1969 for They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? and appeared in dozens of films and television shows on both sides of the Atlantic during her career, has died of cancer in London at age 72. In 1968 she co-starred with Beryl Reid […]

GOTHAM MOVING TO CALIFORNIA

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In the latest media-consolidation move, Time Warner announced Tuesday that its Warner Bros. Burbank headquarters will henceforth handle the development of feature films, television, digital media, video games and consumer products related to its DC Comics unit. However, it said, DC’s publishing headquarters, home to Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, the Green Lantern, and […]

007 WRITER MANKIEWICZ DEAD AT 68

August 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Tom Mankiewicz, who had screenwriting in his DNA (his father, Joseph Mankiewicz, wrote All About Eve, and his uncle, Herman Mankiewicz, wrote Citizen Kane) died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 68. His own screenwriting credits included the James Bond movies Live and Let Die and The Man With the Golden Gun and Superman (as […]