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UPDATE: Original Producers, Director Won’t Work on ‘Toni Erdmann’ Remake

“Toni Erdmann” director Maren Ade and the film’s producers won’t be working on the newly announced U.S. remake. The comments were made today at the Berlin Film Festival. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comments also suggest that previous reports of a done deal for Paramount are inaccurate. Per the outlet: Komplizen Film, the Berlin-based […]

Ten Greatest Performances of All Time (Mark Johnson)

When considering the greatest screen performances of all time, you have to acknowledge the fact that not all eras in film were created equal. Before Constantin Stanislavski’s Method Acting  – later adapted by the great Lee Strasberg – revolutionized the way thespians portrayed their characters on screen – with emotion being at the forefront of the performance […]

Six Spot #7: Best Actor 1997

Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 2007 Best Director Six Spot, you can catch it here. This week, in honor of ACCA 1997, we dive into the 1997 Best Actor race (thanks to Terence for his persistent suggestion of this Six Spot idea). The last time we saw the […]

Circuit 3: Jack Nicholson

John Joseph “Jack” Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in New Jersey. Upon moving to Hollywood, Nicholson worked running errands for William Hanna and Jack Barbera, the famous animation giants, at their MGM studios. Wanting to pursue a career in acting, he declined an offer to work for them as an animation artist. His first film, […]