Anthony Hopkins was born in Wales, in 1937. In 1957, he graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1965, he joined the Royal National Theatre as Laurence Olivier’s understudy. His first major film role was in 1968, playing Richard I in ...(more)
The filmmaker experimentation of the 1970s dwindled in the 1980s, as the studios strengthened and the emphasis on film as commerce grew. The 1980s was a decade of slickly packaged blockbusters. The 1970s had taught the studios that the wise place to put their money was into films like Jaws and Star Wars.
Olivia de Havilland celebrated her 100th birthday a few days ago. She is one of the last remaining stars of Hollywood’s golden age. She was nominated for five Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscars and won two of them; one for To Each His Own and one for The Heiress. She was nominated for three Go...(more)