The Verdict: Collector’s Edition

June 21, 2007

The Verdict (1982) came along at just the right time in Paul Newman’s career. He hadn’t had a hit movie in some time or a role that really challenged him (Absence of Malice excepted, natch). This would all change when he signed onto this troubled... 

The Hustler

June 8, 2007

The Hustler (1961) is a crucial film in Paul Newman’s career. It launched him into the Hollywood stratosphere and marked the beginning of an incredible run in the 1960s, with movies like Hud (1963), Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... 

Inside the Actors Studio: Icons

December 11, 2006

Since 1994, Bravo has aired Inside the Actors Studio, a program that explores, in depth, the art of acting and directing. The Actors Studio was created in 1947 based on the acting principles of Constantin Stanislavski and guided by its leader Lee Strasberg... 

Fat Man and Little Boy

October 21, 2006

Released in 1989, Fat Man and Little Boy was a fictionalized account of The Manhattan Project, a top-secret military mission that created the first atomic bomb. The film was considered a costly commercial failure and critics weren’t too crazy about... 

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: The Ultimate Collector’s Edition

June 12, 2006

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) marked the first time that legendary actors Paul Newman and Robert Redford teamed up on the big screen together and the results were one of the classic buddy action movies of all time. Chemistry is crucial in... 

Road to Perdition

November 27, 2003

Road To Perdition is a curious beast. It’s polished, poetic and, in some scenes, pretty darn exceptional. It won an Oscar for the late Conrad Hall’s drop dead gorgeous cinematography and the critics lapped it up, even if the public were divided....