The making of a classic ending
The story behind Being There’s final scene is every bit as endearing as the movie itself (only “The Third Man” has a better denouement): The script for Being There ends as both Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine take walks in the wood. They run into each other. She says “I was looking for you, Chance.” He…
‘American Beauty’ is worse than I remembered
You may not agree that Annette Bening’s performance was ridiculously over the top, or that the script was condescending and implausible. But you’re not going to defend this. Are you?
The 5 best movie cameos
A list of the 50 Greatest Movie Cameos and no mention of Howard Cosell? Shameful. The Man, “Bananas” Alec Baldwin, “Glengarry Glen Ross” Chuck Low, aka Morrie the Toupee Salesman from “Goodfellas,” in “The King of Comedy” My favorite bit of trivia from this flick: Robert De Niro used anti-Semitic remarks to anger Jerry Lewis while filming the…