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The Greatest Movies From The 70s

April 1st, 2014 8:00am EDT
The Greatest Movies From The 70s
The 1970s. The era of disco, bell bottom jeans, and phenomenal moviemaking. Hollywood’s golden age surged in the seventies, a time where gifted filmmakers carved their niche in the studio system and created films unlike anything seen before. From maverick moviemakers who created their penultimate masterpieces to the birth of the modern Hollywood blockbuster amongst a sea of commercial duds, the seventies were one of the hottest times in filmmaking even in the wake of the Cold War. Without further ado, here are the best movies of the 1970’s.

"The Godfather: Parts I and II" (1972 and 1974)
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George Clooney Names 'Deliverance,' 'The Exorcist' & 'Jaws' Among His Favorite 100 Films

September 24th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
George Clooney
In an exclusive interview with PARADE, out this Sunday, George Clooney declared 1964 to 1976 "the greatest time in filmmaking by far."

The actor says, "I'm a product of the '70s filmmakers. I grew up with that. ... That was the era that I was watching movies the most. I gave all my friends for Christmas 100 films between 1964 and '76 — movies that were really changing the face of filmmaking."

In a Parade.com exclusive, Clooney revealed his list of 100 favorite films. His top five are:

Network
All the President's Men
Dr. Strangelove
Carnal Knowledge
Harold and Maude

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'Five Films' – In Memory Of Sidney Lumet

April 11th, 2011 10:51am EDT
Sidney Lumet photo
Sidney Lumet: 1924-2011: The movies have lost one of their magical masters. Dramatic wunderkind Director Sidney Lumet, who sadly died on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the age of 86 after suffering from lymphoma, was a classic old school filmmaker. Making interesting stories and the characters within his focus, Lumet was the maestro behind such work as "Network," "The Verdict" and "Dog Day Afternoon," with his films tallying an impressive thirty-six nominations and whopping thirty-three wins. And even though he never won an Oscar for his amazing directing (he got the 'Honorary Award' in 2005)...
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Iconic Filmmaker Sidney Lumet Dead At 86

April 10th, 2011 7:38am EDT
Sidney Lumet
Legendary director Sidney Lumet has died at the age of 86.

The critically-acclaimed filmmaker passed away on Saturday morning at his New York home after a battle with lymphoma.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to actor/director Baruch Lumet and dancer Eugenia, he began his career as a child actor, appearing in a number of Broadway plays, including 1935's Dead End and The Eternal Road.

He made his movie debut at the age of 11, in Yiddish short film Papirossen, but halted his acting dreams to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Upon his return, he became involved in Off-Broadwa...
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Happy 70th Birthday, Faye Dunaway!

January 14th, 2011 9:02am EST
Faye Dunaway
Hollywood legend Faye Dunaway celebrates a milestone birthday on Friday as she turns 70 years old.

The Oscar-winning actress broke into acting in the 1960s on the Broadway stage, before going on to film some of the most iconic movies of all time.

To wish Dunaway a very special 70th birthday, WENN has compiled 10 fascinating facts about the onscreen siren:

- She was born Dorothy Faye Dunaway on a farm in Bascom, Florida in 1941.

- The actress has been married twice - from 1974 to 1979 to Peter Wolf, lead singer of rock group The J. Geils Band, and from 1984 to 1987 to British photographe...
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Here's Looking At You, Kid: 'Casablanca' Named Greatest Screenplay of All Time

April 7th, 2006 1:14pm EDT
Casablanca
For the first time ever, the Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West are celebrating the best screenwriters and their timeless works with the release of the 101 Greatest Screenplays list. The finest achievement in film writing? The classic 1942 love story Casablanca. Rounding out the top three are The Godfather and Chinatown.

Any film, past or present, English-language or otherwise, was eligible. The resulting list is like a travelogue of the greatest films of the century, with all decades from the 1930s on represented among the rankings.

"101 Greates...
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Ned Beatty To Receive Master Of Cinema Award

February 24th, 2006 9:00am EST
The RiverRun International Film Festival is pleased to present its 2006 Master of Cinema Award to veteran actor Ned Beatty, who will attend in person to receive his award on Saturday, March 18.

Beatty, often considered one of the busiest actors in Hollywood, has had a long and storied career, with Academy Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award and theatre award nominations over a career that has spanned more than 40 years.

In total, Beatty has appeared almost 150 films and TV shows, always winning plaudits for his well-crafted, realistic performances and his willingness to subsume...
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