Until a decade or so ago, a mainstream film series would usually continue until public interest began to wane. Generally talking, this is able to occur a couple of films after many of the makers’ best ideas ran dry. The sample of sequels driving in the wake of success has endured ever since.
He just isn’t Lee Chang-dong, Park Chan-wook or Hong Sang-soo, to call three essential, internationally famend Korean filmmakers that any self-respecting member of the academy must be familiar with. Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for 2 Oscars early in her profession and went on to play an astonishing number of roles in films, TV and the stage, has died. Stanley H. Durwood became the daddy of the ‘multiplex’ movie theater in 1963 when he opened the first-ever mall multiplex, composed of two side-by-side theaters with 700 seats at Ward Parkway Center in Kansas City.… Read More