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The film was the winner of a then-record seven 1995 Golden Raspberry Awards ( from a record thirteen nominations, a record that still stands ) including Worst Picture, Worst Actress ( Elizabeth Berkley ), Worst Director ( Paul Verhoeven ), Worst Screenplay ( Joe Eszterhas ), Worst New Star ( Elizabeth Berkley ), Worst Screen Couple (" any combination of two people ( or two body parts )") and Worst Original Song ( David A. Stewart and Terry Hall for " Walk Into the Wind ").
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The film they did after his return was an inconsequential bit of nothing titled Out Of This World, a satire on the Sinatra bobby-soxer craze.
Never a `` quick study '', he now made no attempt to learn his `` lines '' and many a mile of film was wasted, many a scene -- sometimes involving as many as a thousand fellow thespians -- was taken thirty, forty, fifty times because Miss Poitrine's co-star and `` helpmate '' had never learned his part.
Our last joint venture, Sainted Lady, a deeply religious film based on the life of Mother Cabrini, and timed so that its release date would coincide with the beatification of America's first saint in November, 1938, was a fiasco from start to finish.
By the time the film was released we were three million dollars over-spent, war was imminent and the public apparently had forgotten all about Mother Cabrini.
It was a `` potboiler '' made on a `` shoestring '' and not the sort of film I like, as all I had to do was look blank and scream a great deal.
For example, when the film is only four minutes old, Neitzbohr refers to a small, Victorian piano stool as `` Wilhelmina '', and we are thereupon subjected to a flashback that informs us that this very piano stool was once used by an epileptic governess whose name, of course, was Doris ( the English equivalent, when passed through middle-Gaelic derivations, of Wilhelmina ).
Rudyard Kipling's scorn for the `` jargon '' of psychical research was altered somewhat when he wondered `` how, or why, had I been shown an unreleased roll of my life film ''??
This discovery of Melies was vastly more important than his sometimes dazzling, magician's tricks produced on film.
It was Porter, however, who produced the very first movie whose name has lived on through the half century of film history that has since ensued.
Motion picture cameras had been installed to film the audience, the reservation list was being checked out name by name, and a special detail was already at work in the parking lot scrutinizing automobiles for a possible lead.
When arrested, he had the submarine secrets on a roll of candid camera film as well as anti-submarine secrets in Christmas gift wrapping, it was testified.
He said that drawings of the Dreadnought and printed details about the ship were found reproduced in an undeveloped roll of film taken from Lonsdale when he was arrested with the two civil servants outside the Old Vic theater Saturday afternoon, Jan. 7.
And it was interesting to observe that B.B.C.'s television film on Christmas Eve was The Bells Of St. Mary's.
Another source of NBC pride was its rare film clip of Bix Beiderbecke, but this view of the great trumpeter flew by so fast that a prolonged wink would have blotted out the entire glimpse.
Winning the 1951 Best Picture Oscar and numerous other awards, the film was directed by Vincente Minnelli, featured many tunes of Gershwin, and concluded with an extensive, elaborate dance sequence built around the An American in Paris symphonic poem ( arranged for the film by Johnny Green ), costing $ 500, 000.
film and winner
Other notable film and television figures include Sarah Wayne Callies ( Prison Break ), Mindy Kaling ( The Office ), Emmy Award winner Michael Moriarty, Andrew Shue of Melrose Place, Aisha Tyler of Friends and 24, Dan Rush the director of Everything Must Go and Connie Britton of Spin City, The West Wing, and Friday Night Lights.
While the ending of the film does look somewhat ambiguous, Toho confirmed that King Kong was indeed the winner in their 1962 / 63 English-language film brochure Toho Films Vol.
For many years a popular myth has persisted that in the Japanese version of this film, Godzilla emerges as the winner.
Hawks used real race car drivers in the film, including the 1930 Indianapolis 500 winner Billy Arnold.
Kabir played pivotal roles in Columbia Pictures ' The Beast of War, a film on the Russian war in Afghanistan, directed by Kevin Reynolds, as well as the acclaimed Italian film Andata Ritorno, by Marco Ponti, winner of the prestigious David di Donatello Award.
In 1990, the original recording of " Unchained Melody " was featured in the enormously popular feature film Ghost ( starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Best Supporting Actress Oscar < sup >®</ sup >- winner Whoopi Goldberg ).
* The 1968 Bollywood film Sangharsh, based on a story by Jnanpith Award winner, Mahasweta Devi, presented a fictionalised account of vendetta within a Thuggee cult in the holy Indian town of Varanasi.
* Sam Mendes-Academy Award-winning film director ( for American Beauty ) and four-time Laurence Olivier Award winner
* Fran Walsh, ( BA, Honorary Doctor of Literature ) multiple Oscar winner, wife of film director Peter Jackson
It will go on to become Disney's biggest moneymaker, and winner of 5 Academy Awards, including a Best Actress award for Julie Andrews, who accepted the part after she was passed over by Jack L. Warner for the leading role of Eliza Dolittle in the film version of My Fair Lady.
Crossfire ( 1947 ) is a film noir drama film which deals with the theme of anti-Semitism, as did that year's Academy Award for Best Picture winner, Gentleman's Agreement.
In 2006, in an article for MSNBC about the 78th Academy Awards selection of Crash as Best Picture, Erik Lundegaard called Crash the " worst Best Picture winner since the ' dull, bloated ' film The Greatest Show on Earth "
* Otello ( 1986 ) – British Academy of Film and Television Arts winner, foreign language film ; with Plácido Domingo and Katia Ricciarelli
One of the most popular actresses of the silent film era, in 1928 Gaynor became the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in three films: Seventh Heaven ( 1927 ), Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans ( 1927 ) and Street Angel ( 1928 ).
In January 2005, when Rob Schneider insulted Los Angeles Times movie critic Patrick Goldstein, who panned his movie Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, by commenting that the critic was unqualified because he had never won the Pulitzer Prize, Ebert intervened by stating that, as a Pulitzer winner, he was qualified to review the film, and bluntly told Schneider, " Your movie sucks.
The Academy Awards, or Oscars, which are the oldest awards given to achievements in film, included the Best Animated Feature category for the first time for the 2001 film year ( with the first winner being Shrek ).
Each Academy Award ceremony is listed chronologically below along with the winner of the Academy Award for Directing and the film associated with the award.
She was recruited in 1924 by the prominent Swedish director, Mauritz Stiller, to play a principal part in his classic film The Saga of Gosta Berling, a dramatization of the famous novel by Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf.
The Red River Gorge's Sky Bridge appears in the 1955 film " The Kentuckian ", starring and directed by Golden Globe and Academy Award winner Burt Lancaster.
The film was nominated for ten Academy Awards ; Lange was the only winner, for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
film and seven
In about seven years Griffith either invented or first realized the possibilities of virtually every resource at the disposal of the film maker.
France installed an import quota of 1: 7, meaning for every seven foreign films imported to France, one French film was to be produced and shown in French cinemas.
During the classic era, his work, either as author or screenwriter, was the basis for seven films now widely regarded as film noirs, including three of the most famous: High Sierra ( 1941 ), This Gun for Hire ( 1942 ), and The Asphalt Jungle ( 1950 ).
It is one of the seven classic film noirs produced largely outside of the major studios that have been chosen for the United States National Film Registry.
" His first publicly released film was an experimental short called The Orchid Gardener ( 1977 ) and his first feature film came seven years later with The Element of Crime ( 1984 ).
In the film K-PAX, the constellation of Lyra is the location of the planet K-PAX, an inhabited world that orbits twin stars and has seven moons.
Fields himself recalled that he " made seven comedies for the Irishman " ( his original deal called for one film and an option for six more ), but ultimately only four were made.
There are seven distinct types of research conducted by film distributors in connection with domestic theatrical releases, according to " Marketing to Moviegoers: Second Edition.
The first of these productions was in 2001 with the Hong Kong martial arts film Iron Monkey which made over $ 14 million in the United States, seven times its budget.
Crowe appeared as the tobacco firm whistle blower Jeffrey Wigand in the 1999 film The Insider, for which he received five awards as best actor and seven nominations in the same category.
She has released seven studio albums, two compilations, and a live album, and has contributed to various film soundtracks.
The limited budget forced Hooper to film for long hours seven days a week, so that he could finish as quickly as possible and reduce equipment rental costs.
The film stars Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz who play a group of seven American gunmen who are hired to protect a small agricultural village in Mexico from a group of marauding native bandits led by Calvera, portrayed by Eli Wallach.
The plot of The Magnificent Seven directly inspired the 1980 sci-fi film, Battle Beyond the Stars, which included actor Robert Vaughn as one of the seven mercenaries hired to save a farming planet from alien marauders.
The smash film won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor George C. Scott ( he refused the Award ).
The film will win seven other Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but Audrey Hepburn will not be nominated.
Every seven years, a film documented the life of the same individuals during the intervening period, titled 7 Plus Seven, 21 Up, etc.
She starred in the sitcom, Mad About You, for seven years before being cast in the 1997 romantic comedy film, As Good as It Gets for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Paramount dropped the format after only seven years, although for another forty years the format was used by some European and Japanese producers for feature films, and by American film studios for high resolution special effects sequences.
The first of these, Cinerama, debuted in September 1952, and consisted of three strips of 35mm film projected side-by-side onto a giant, curved screen, augmented by seven channels of stereophonic sound.