At one point, I checked the time code on Netflix and saw that the movie had over forty minutes to go. I visibly winced.
Dan Callahan is the author of "Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman" and "Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave." He has written for "New York Magazine," "Film Comment," "Sight and Sound," "Time Out New York," "The L Magazine," and many other publications. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
A celebration of Anna Magnani's acting career on the occasion of a retrospective at the Lincoln Center running May 18-June 1.
A celebration of Maggie Smith's career and a review of Michael Coveney's new biography about the actress.
A tribute to Maureen O'Hara.
An appreciation of Ingrid Bergman on her centenary, with interviews with Pia Lindstrom, Ingrid Rossellini and Isabella Rossellini.
An obituary for the legendary Omar Sharif.
An article on Madeline Kahn in light of the release of a new book about her.
A history and appreciation of Charlie Chaplin's "The Tramp" on its 100th anniversary.
An obituary for Luise Rainer.
Obituary for Marian Seldes.