With his new movie “Nightcrawler” in theaters, it would make sense that star Jake Gyllenhaal would look back at one of the bigger, more important roles in his career, “Brokeback Mountain.” In the film, directed by Ang Lee, Gyllenhaal plays a ranch hand who falls into a long affair with another man, played by the late Heath Ledger. […]
The adaptation of books into movies can be a controversial process, especially if the source material is popular, and fans have their own cherished notions of casting. This month, Streampix spotlights 10 of the best examples of books turned into film.
With Valentine’s Day approaching this Friday, Streampix is the place for romance. Who needs flowers and chocolates when you’ve got these 10 movies to help warm you up against the chill wind of winter?
Hollywood made its name on the great westerns directed by the likes of John Ford, Howard Hawks, Anthony Mann, Monte Hellman, John Sturges, Raoul Walsh, Nicholas Ray, Budd Boetticher and Sam Peckinpah. This month, Streampix celebrates one of filmdom’s most enduring genres with a curated selection that spotlights some of the best “horse operas” on […]
It’s awards season again, and Streampix boasts a baker’s dozen movies that have been nominated for Oscars’ big prize, Best Picture, with six of them going home clutching filmdom’s highest honor…
Nearly three years after Heath Ledger died of an accidental drug overdose, Michelle Williams is finally opening up about her former boyfriend (and father to Matilda, 5). “In a strange way, I miss that year, because all those possibilities that existed then are gone,” Williams, 30, tells “Nightline” of the 12 months that followed Ledger’s […]
Christopher Nolan, the director of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, has a film coming out in about a month entitled Inception, which promises to be a mighty interesting sort of mind-bender. You’d think that his star, Leonardo DiCaprio, would be getting all the buzz about being in the third chapter of the Batman series, […]
By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Corey Haim‘s story is sadly familiar in Hollywood: A teen talent who discovered drugs as he tasted his first success and whose personal problems increased as his star-power faded. Haim died Wednesday at 38, another chapter in Hollywood’s tragic history of careers ravaged by drugs. Brittany […]
By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — The Kodak Theatre goes quiet as the big screen at center stage begins flashing images of actors and filmmakers who have died. A photo of Heath Ledger or Paul Newman might move the audience to spontaneous applause. Other images inspire deep sighs, as viewers reflect on […]
Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide. We have expansions from Up In The Air and Nine, along with the much anticipated Sherlock Holmes, the less anticipated Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, and the ‘bit of a slut’ Mery Streep comedy It’s Complicated. In the arthouses, you can see Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry […]