The university attended by John Wayne will remove an exhibit honouring the star in view of 'promoting antiracist cultural values and experiences'
Ethan Wayne says his father should not be judged solely on the 1971 interview he did with Playboy.
California’s John Wayne Airport in Orange County could be renamed as democratic politicians pass an emergency resolution due to the late actors racist beliefs
The University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts is considering the future of its permanent John Wayne exhibit after protests from students.
'We can't all of a sudden get down on our knees and turn everything over to the leadership of the blacks.'
Spike Lee was in typically outspoken form on Monday evening when he delivered BAFTA’s David Lean Lecture in London. The firebrand filmmaker discussed his work — showing clips from movies including <em>Malcolm X</em> and <em>25th Hour</em> — and the current political climate in the U.S. during a wide-ranging 90-minute session. Following a clip of his 2000 movie <em>Bamboozled</em>, the feted filmmaker vented frustration at the historic portrayal of minorities on screen, “This movie is about…
Dick Powell’s 1956 epic ‘The Conqueror’, however, was such a movie – a fatally miscast and directionless bore that forever tarnished the career of star John Wayne, bankrupted RKO Pictures and potentially contributed to the deaths of scores of its own cast and crew. Nobody sets out to make a bad movie, let alone one of the most critically reviled movies of all time, so to understand ‘The Conqueror’, you have to go back to see how bad decision upon bad decision led to it being made.
Daniel Day-Lewis and Jack Nicholson are the only other men to have won a trio of statuettes – but he’s not a famous star. It was this folksy look – he actually had around a dozen sets of dentures that he used depending on the character – that turned Brennan into one of Hollywood’s most in-demand supporting actors, often playing the quirky sidekick in Westerns and frequently people far older than he was in real-life.