Young Marlon first became exposed to the theater through his mother, who became a leader and occasional actress in the Omaha Community Playhouse. When a leading man dropped out of a play, she pleaded with a young neighbor just home from college to take the role. Henry Fonda reluctantly agreed. Mrs. Brando also encouraged another young Omaha native, Dorothy McGuire. … [Read more...] about Marlon Brando passes away at age 80
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My favorite TV show to stream during quarantine was:By a long shot, filmmaker Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series which deals with McQueen’s personalized view of the black experience in Britain. The first episode was titled “Mangrove” about the legendary Mangrove café activist coalition to resist police oppression and violence in Notting Hill. The acting, the cinematography, the script – everything engaged and in tune to telling not only an important, but spellbinding, tale of truth to power. … [Read more...] about So, How Was Your 2020, Thurston Moore?
Academy award-winning actress Viola Davis, who stars in the upcoming drama as the titular Ma Rainey, recently discussed Chadwick Boseman's passing with the New York Times, paying tribute to the actor's humility, even following the hugely successful Marvel movie, Black Panther. "A lot of actors mistake their presence for the event," Davis said. "An actor of Chadwick's status usually comes on and it's their ego who comes on before them: This is what they want, this is what they're not going to do. That was absolutely, 150 percent off the table with Chadwick. He could completely discard whatever ego he had, whatever vanity he had, and welcome Levee in." … [Read more...] about Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom First Look Reveals Chadwick Boseman’s Final Movie
The unfortunate news about his death was shared by producer and publicist BA Raju who tweeted in Telugu, "20 కి పైగా చిత్రాల్లో హీరోగా నటించిన యాదా కృష్ణ బుధవారం ఉదయం గుండె పోటు తో కన్ను మూశారు. ఆయనకు 61 సంవత్సరాలు. Hero, Producer #YadaKrishna passes away. #RIP." (loosely translated as, "Yada Krishna who played hero in more than 20 films died on Wednesday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 61 years old.") Upon the news of his death, several fans and followers of Yada … [Read more...] about Telugu Actor-Producer Yada Krishna Dies At 61
Pixar has made its name with a series of critically acclaimed family-friendly animated movies. Their latest movie is Soul, which tells the story of a man who passes away before his time and is desperate to get back to Earth with the help of a soul that is about to be born into the world. In an interview with Collider, Kristen Lester, who is the story supervisor for Soul, revealed that the initial drafts for the movie were completely different and in the vein of Ocean's Eleven. … [Read more...] about Pixar’s Soul Began Life as an Ocean’s Eleven Style Heist Movie