Starring in some of the most iconic comedies of all time, Wilder first made a name for himself with dramatic roles on Broadway and on television. Enter writer/director Mel Brooks with this film The Producers in 1968 to seal Wilder’s comic fate forever. He proceeded to star in two more of Brooks’ films, Blazing Saddles […]
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Garry Marshall was Hollywood’s answer to a one-man band. He could write (which was how he got is start in the early 60s on the shows such as The Jack Paar Tonight Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Lucy Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show), direct and act. His breakthrough came in 1970 with […]
Maverick writer/director Cimino skyrocketed to a Hollywood heavyweight after 1978’s The Deer Hunter became an international critical and commercial success. After that, he never seemed to achieve the same level of acclaim, though 1980’s Heaven’s Gate did win him some publicity, but unfortunately not the positive kind. Heaven’s Gate will go down in movie history […]
All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani The “golden age” of Hollywood has always been fascinating to many people and in All the Stars in the Heavens, Trigiani gives us a glimpse of many unforgettable stars, Spencer Tracy, David Niven, and Myrna Loy; portraying Hollywood in its early years and the behind the […]