On this day…in 2004

Perhaps the most attention-grabbing, trailblazing performer in film in 2003 did not receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor–but he was honored nonetheless. The eerily lifelike quality of Gollum, the computer-generated (CG) creature who simpered and schemed his way through The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, remained one of the most awe-inspiring aspects … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1973

On this day in 1973, The Exorcist, a horror film starring the actress Linda Blair as a girl possessed by an evil spirit, makes its debut in theaters…it will go on to earn a reputation as one of the scariest movies in history. The Exorcist was based on the 1971 novel by William Peter Blatty … [Read the full story]

Michael Douglas to play Liberace

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon will star in Behind the Candelabra, a movie based on the life of flamboyant US musician Liberace. The film, which will be directed by Steven Soderbergh, is expected to start shooting next summer. Douglas has been lined up to play Liberace, while Damon will take on the role of his … [Read the full story]