David Selznick

  • Film

    June 5, 2014

    Summer Movies Don’t Have to Suck

    Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Moonlight and Magnolias in Full Bloom at Theatre Southwest

    The setup: During the golden age of Hollywood, there was no movie more golden than Gone with the Wind, steered, coaxed, shoved into greatness by its manic producer David O. Selznick, who had gone independent after a decade of producing sterling pictures at both RKO and MGM (King Kong, A Tale of Two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Reviews For The Easily Distracted:
    War Horse

    Title: War Horse What Is It Good For? Almost absolutely nothing, unless you're desperate for a terribly clich├ęd, family-friendly movie about one of the bloodiest wars in human history. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: One Big Bertha out of five. Tagline: "Separated by war. Tes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Confession Time -- Schwarzenegger Edition

    The Spice Girls?​It's old news now, but the repercussions from California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's admission that he fathered a child with his longtime housekeeper have only just begun. Soon-to-be ex-wife Maria Shriver has hired Hollywood divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, his [legally recog ... More >>

  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    Meaning and the Movies

    In a new book, film critic David Thomson shows himself at his best -- and worst