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.
What’s a cult comedy? A movie that makes you laugh, but also transports you to another world at once familiar, but somehow a little off, one that produces a late-night giddiness by portraying a universe with its own distinct set of rules, leading to a heightened awareness.
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 […]
With awards season in full swing, we’ve already covered Streampix’s Best Picture Oscar winners and nominees, so let’s take a look at some of the most memorable characters in the collection, some of whom took home top acting honors—including Denzel Washington, Jack Nicholson and Charlton Heston, while others were inexplicably overlooked, including John Wayne, Al […]
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…
The best thing about Streampix is the opportunity it offers to catch up on movies that might have eluded you the first time around, or even the second and third.
Robert De Niro or Al Pacino? Which one is the leading actor of his generation? Streampix offers seven features starring one or the other to help you make the call.
For those of a certain baby boomer age, we’ve grown up with Jack Nicholson, from his early days in Roger Corman hippie exploitation flicks like “The Trip” and “Psych-Out,” his roles in the biker movies “Hell’s Angels on Wheels” and his breakthrough, the Dennis-Hopper-directed “Easy Rider.”
The man long ago graduated from being that guy we see in movies to a Sinatra-Elvis level of recognition that went way beyond his talents on the big screen. He’s that guy at the Los Angeles Lakers games. He’s the one in the front row at the Oscars. He’s the one that every comedian is […]
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise and unprecedented appearance on Sunday’s Oscars telecast when she presented the award for Best Picture, the first time a president or first lady has ever presented an Academy Award.