Jake Kasdan’s feature directorial debut, Zero Effect, marks its 25th anniversary since the mystery-comedy’s theatrical release in 1998. In terms of plot, Kasdan’s script draws on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s third short story featuring detective Sherlock Holmes, “A Scandal in Bohemia.” Daryl Zero (Bill Pullman) is the world’s most private detective while Steve Arlo (Ben Stiller) is his Dr. Watson. Zero is a misanthropist so Arlo does the heavy work. It’s not often that you…"Zero Effect Marks 25th Anniversary"
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Love Story, one of the best films of all time, gets a newly restored Blu-ray in honor of the film’s 50th anniversary in December 2020. This new Blu-ray is issued through the Paramount Presents line and is restored from a 4K transfer. The film was a box office hit! Produced on a $2.2 million budget, the film took in $136.4 million at the box office. After Erich Segal wrote the screenplay, Paramount asked him to…"Love Story Celebrates 50 Years With Blu-ray"
Leon Vitale could have had a solid career working as an actor. Instead, the young actor would go on to become Stanley Kubrick’s right hand man. His story is told in Filmworker. One role in a film can make a big difference in a career. In the case of Leon Vitali’s career, this couldn’t be more true. Director Stanley Kubrick selected the British television actor to play the part of Lord Bullingdon in Barry Lyndon. The…"Filmworker: A Tribute to Stanley Kubrick"