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Released in March by Universal, The Funhouse underperformed at the box office, but critics (including Gene Siskel) admired it for focusing on suspense and thrills rather than gruesome mayhem. In a landscape littered with severed limbs and phallically inclined urban legends, Mr. Hooper used his genius to once again showcase the underbelly of the American psyche, this time with a major studio’s dollars.
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Born on December 17,1923, C.O. ‘Doc’ Erickson was living in Las Vegas when he died from heart complications, according to The Gersh Agency.
Erickson began his career at Paramount Pictures, serving as production manager on five Alfred Hitchcock films during the mid-to-late 1950s, including Rear Window, To Catch A Thief, The Trouble With Harry, The Man Who Knew Too Much and Vertigo.
The producer left Paramount in the early 1960s to become John Huston’s associate producer on The Misfits, Freud, and 1967s Reflections In A Golden Eye.
He went on to serve as production manager on Joseph L Mankiewicz’s There Was A Crooked Man and also spent three years supervising film production for Brut Productions.
He would later become associated with Robert Evans on Chinatown, Players, Urban Cowboy, and Popeye.
Other producer-production credits include 55 Days At Peking, [link
He began his career at Paramount Pictures, serving as production manager on five Hitchcock films: “Rear Window” (1954), “To Catch a Thief” (1955), “The Trouble with Harry” (1955), “The Man Who Knew Too Much” (1956), and “Vertigo” (1958).
He left Paramount to become John Huston’s associate producer on “The Misfits” (1961), “Freud” (1962), and “Reflections in a Golden Eye” (1967). He was production manager on Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s “There Was a Crooked Man…” (1970).
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Erickson spent three years supervising film production for Brut Productions and later became associated with Robert Evans on “Chinatown” (1974), “Players” (1979), “Urban Cowboy” (1980), and “Popeye” (1980). Other producer/production credits include “55 Days at Peking” (1963), “Magic” (1978), “Blade Runner” (1982), “Nicholas and Alexandra” (1971), “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” (1982), “The Lonely Guy” (1984), “Stuart Saves His Family” (1995), and
The actress, 62, tells People in the magazine’s new issue that when it comes to getting older, she sticks to one simple trick.
“Every birthday, give away a mirror. When you get to a certain age, you have the little one above your bathroom sink to make sure you don’t have anything green in your teeth,” she says.
On a more serious note, Winger — who is currently staring opposite Tracy Letts in The Lovers — says it’s important for women to not focus so much on appearances.
Winger famously clashed with costars such as Richard Gere and Shirley MacLaine and says she’s never really felt part of Hollywood.
“I don’t know what Hollywood is. I’m living under the freaking sign now, and I just stare at it and laugh,” Winger, now 62, tells People in the magazine’s new issue. “Los Angeles is a place,
That, in a tweet and a half, is the plot of The Lovers,
Originally broadcast on Saturday, February 5th, as the ABC Movie of the Weekend, When Michael Calls had the normal competition from CBS’ New Dick Van Dyke Show/Mary Tyler Moore Show and NBC’s Saturday Night at the Movies. But ABC’s Movies of the Week (on Tuesday’s, and here) almost always won out with viewers, providing exciting, original fare. This one is no exception.
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Martha’s alive! Yes, after a half-season of keeping us in suspense, the FX spy drama confirmed that our favorite hard-luck FBI secretary (aka “Poor Martha”) survived getting shipped off to the Ussr by her “husband” Philip. After Oleg met with a Moscow grocer this week about her suspiciously fresh produce, he walked through her market… and right by Martha, clad in a humble babushka. She browsed through a few barren shelves,
In a new interview with GQ, the actor revealed the mysterious panel of advisors that encouraged him to take on the role of O.J. Simpson‘s attorney Robert Schapiro in the hit FX series, which chronicled the notorious 1994 murder trial of Nicole Brown Simpson.
According to Travolta, 62, he wrestled over whether to join the cast for four months and only decided to
The studio has secured a deal for book series rights and is closing producing deals with Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Brad Krevoy and Robert Evans with the goal of starting an action franchise.
“The Saint” is based on Leslie Charteris’ book series, which follow the debonair Simon Templar character first introduced in the 1928 novel “Meet the Tiger,” followed by “Enter the Saint” in 1930. Templar stole from corrupt politicians and warmongers, leaving a calling card of a stick figure with a halo.
George Sanders starred in half a dozen films as “The Saint” in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Prior to his days portraying James Bond, Moore starred in a popular long-running British TV series during the 1960s.
The 1997 movie starred Kilmer and Elisabeth Shue, and was
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