FILM TALK Episode #8: Goodfellas (1990), Robert de Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco – Championed by Morris Bright

Martin Scorsese’s 1990 Goodfellas stars Robert de Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, telling the story of the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill, his friends and his family over a twenty-five year period between 1955 and 1980. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #8: Goodfellas (1990), Robert de Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco – Championed by Morris Bright”

FILM TALK Episode #7: Gladiator (2000) Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, directed by Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s epic 2000 historical drama, Gladiator is set in AD 180 and tells the story of Hispano-Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius. Emperor Marcus Aurelius tells Maximus that his own son, Commodus, is unfit to rule, and that he wishes Maximus to succeed him. Commodus, murders his father, seizes the throne and attempts kills Maximus’ family. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the gladiatorial ranks to avenge his family and the emperor. Gladiator stars Russell Crowe, Connie Nielsen, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris and Oliver Reed. Championed by Mark Priest. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #7: Gladiator (2000) Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, directed by Ridley Scott”

FILM TALK Episode #6: The Apartment (1960) Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, dir. Billy Wilder – Championed by Phil Campbell

Billy Wilder’s classic 1960 romantic comedy, The Apartment stars Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine, ably supported by Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, David Lewis, Willard Waterman, David White, Hope Holiday, and Edie Adams. Championed by Phil Campbell. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #6: The Apartment (1960) Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, dir. Billy Wilder – Championed by Phil Campbell”

PRODUCTION DIARY #15: Quayle on Quayle: Jenny Quayle reflects on family and her father’s career, legendary actor Sir Anthony Quayle

QUAYLE ON QUAYLE (2018) Actress Jenny Quayle and Director Richard Edwards

Actress Jenny Quayle reflects on family and her father’s career, legendary stage and screen actor, Sir Anthony Quayle. From her earliest memories to Sir Anthony establishing his own theatre company, Jenny talks openly and at length about his life, family and career. Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #15: Quayle on Quayle: Jenny Quayle reflects on family and her father’s career, legendary actor Sir Anthony Quayle”