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August 13, 2014

Robin Williams' 10 Best Movies

Over the course of his long and distinguished career, Robin Williams won five Grammys, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Emmys, and an Oscar, not to mention more than $3 billion in lifetime grosses -- not bad for a stand-up comedian who became a household name as the star of Mork and Mindy, a Happy Days spinoff sitcom about a goofball alien. Now, please join us in paying tribute to one of Hollywood's most eclectic stars by looking back at some of his filmography's many dazzling critical highlights. We've focused on Williams' larger roles, which meant leaving out memorable-but-brief appearances in films like Hamlet and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, but we think you'll agree that what ended up making the cut was still pretty darn impressive.More…

February 7, 2007

The Dude Teams Up With "Iron Man"

What do Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, and Jeff Bridges all have in common? They've all been nominated for Oscars -- and they're all set to star in Jon Favreau's "Iron Man" adaptation.More…

August 25, 2005

Critical Consensus: Grim for "Brothers," Dark for "Cave"

At the movies this week, there's an undercurrent of collectivism in the face of adversity. "The Brothers Grimm" features two con men in the 1700s who get in over their heads. In "The Cave," a group of attractive spelunkers find some pretty scary stuff. And in "Undiscovered," a bunch of aspiring artists deal with the pratfalls of climbing the celebrity ladder. What will the chorus of critics have to say?More…

July 13, 2005

Owen Wilson Will Headline "Walter Mitty" for Paramount

Owen Wilson ("Wedding Crashers") will play the lead role in Paramount's remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," says The Hollywood Reporter. "Wilson would star as the title character, a quintessential daydreamer whose vivid imagination allows him to escape from the mundane constraints of his ordinary life."More…

June 14, 2005

Tobey Maguire Gets "Quiet"

Tobey Maguire ("Spider-Man") will co-produce and star in the romantic comedy "Quiet Type," says The Hollywood Reporter. The plots deals with an "unassuming mute from a small town who moves to New York to pursue his dreams of conducting an orchestra."More…

March 29, 2005

Paramount Hires "Mean" Director to Remake "Mitty"

The long-standing on-again, off-again remake of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" finally looks to be underway over at Paramount. "Freaky Friday" and "Mean Girls" director Mark Waters will helm the remake from a screenplay by Richard LaGravanese ("The Fisher King," "The Bridges of Madison County").More…