Remakes of decades-old films are a common sight at the multiplex these days, but even by those standards Identity Films and Flat Penny Films are reaching pretty far back. The two companies have just acquired the rights to Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play State of the Union, which was adapted into a [...]
Frank Capra, director of It’s a Wonderful Life and three times Academy Award winner once said, “There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.” One thing smartphones are not is dull. In fact, these … Continue reading ?
Ghost of New Year's Eve Feat. Rip Torn 3:38 A young gentleman swears off New Year's Eve and gets a visit from a holiday ghost. Submitted by: cascade_up Regular Keywords: New Year's Eve NYE Ghost Rip Torn Frank Capra Men in Black II Views: 162
Using film to advocate for one side of an issue or another is a tricky business: “If you want to send a message, try Western Union,” goes the famous Frank Capra quote. Documentaries risk being brushed off as mere propaganda—Capra produced...Show More Summary
Promised Land has been met with a few Frank Capra comparisons, clearly establishing it as one of director Gus Van Sant‘s more easily digestible and accessible pictures. The filmmaker has never been afraid to test an audience’s patience...Show More Summary
More than 5.5 million people tuned in to the holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life on NBC Christmas Eve, marking it the biggest audience for Frank Capra's 1946 film in seven years. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com It's A Wonderful...Show More Summary
The network's annual broadcast of Frank Capra's holiday classic tops the quiet night in adults 18-49 and total viewers. read more
Every year about now I watch “It’s a Wonderful Life” again to remind myself what Frank Capra understood about America — its essential decency and common sense.
One of the most classic Christmas movies, that doesn't involve Santa Claus or elves or Tim Allen, is Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life. We don't like to get too nostalgic about the 'good old days,' but we imagine it must have beenShow More Summary
It’s A Wonderful Life is a beloved American tradition, a classic film directed by Frank Capra, and one of the defining American pop culture fantasy films; the litany of TV shows that have ripped this movie off is almost ridiculous. We...Show More Summary
Nothing completes the holiday experience more than an extra serving of Frank Capra's yule-tide yarn, It's A Wonderful Life. But for Karolyn Grimes, who played little Zuzu Bailey, it has become a wonderful full-time job.
Just in time for Christmas, the former home of It's a Wonderful Life director Frank Capra has hit the market in La Quinta, Calif. The 4,200-square-foot house, slung low with full-wall expanses of windows, was built in 1960 by A....
Click here to view the full photogallery. Oh, how appropriate, it's It's a Wonderful Life season and director Frank Capra's old house in La Quinta has just hit the market (Although we're not quite sure we'd exactly agree with...
APART from the "Why We Fight" series, Frank Capra's understanding of politics was pretty lousy. Most of his films have a political vision that could best be described as medieval. In a typical Capra film, the political conflict is settled...Show More Summary
Frank Capra’s 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life is set in the fictional town of Bedford Falls, a town held together through good times and bad by neighborliness and the inspirational spirit of Jimmy Stewart’s character, George Bailey. In the film, we see an alternate reality wherein George was never born, and in that reality, the [...]
Classic-film fans know all about Frank Capra’s 1941 political treatise “Meet John Doe.” Soon, music lovers will have the chance to “Meet Joe Smith,” and in the process get a little closer to dozens of the most important players in.....
The Round-Up was at a special event put on by the Post Office at the Directors Guild in Hollywood yesterday morning honoring John Huston, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder and John Ford. The legendary directors are pictured on a block of four stamps which were issued last month in Silver Spring, Md. Show More Summary
Classic Hollywood directors became the face of a classic communications method today. The U.S. Postal Service honored John Ford, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder and John Huston with their own Great Film Directors First-Class Forever stamps. Show More Summary
Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston and Billy Wilder, four of the greatest directors in the history of movies, are being immortalized by the United States Postal Service. Portraits of the four will be released on Forever Stamps this week, with the First Day of Issue dedication service to be held in Washington, DC, tomorrow. [...]
When John Krasinski came up with an original idea for a movie in the style of Frank Capra, he brought on Where The Wild Things Are scribe Dave Eggers to write it. Krasinski and Matt Damon did a rewrite of the script and signed on to star, and Damon was at one point slated to make his directorial debut on the project. Show More Summary