Articles about The Firm

The Firm 20 Years Later: What Ever Happened to Hollywood's Obsession With Legal Thrillers?
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: The Firm, The Pelican Brief, Presumed Innocent
Twenty years ago, "The Firm" was released and went on to gross more than $158 million. Six months later, "The Pelican Brief," went on to earn $100 million. Their success ramped up a trend in Hollywood: the rise of the legal thriller. Today, that subgenre has almost completely disappeared from the movies.
Added by on 7/2/13
'Blue is Now the Hue'
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Studios spend about $100K to create a movie poster -- and yet they still all look the same it seems. @thewrap explains why
Source: www.thewrap.com
Added by on 2/5/13
20-plus unexpectedly badass performances from established non-badasses
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Here are Jon Lovitz and other wussies who put in some performances where they totally kick ass.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 12/10/12
How to Turn a Great Movie Into a Great TV Show
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Will The Firm and Napoleon Dynamite be the next M*A*S*H, or the next Clueless? Here's how you can tell.
Added by on 2/9/12
From Cruise Control to Your Remote Control
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"The Firm" is becoming a TV show; @willapaskin gamely picked 5 other @tomcruise flicks that should follow suit
Source: nymag.com
Added by on 1/6/12
Readicam, Steadicam, GO!
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Thihs essay explains how a simple camera rig changed the way we make movies. Like, forever. Imagine SuperMario in 1985 and imagine it today. That's the impact the steadycam had on film.
Added by on 1/3/12
Jason Patric Tells Us How He Really Feels
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A fabulously blunt Jason Patric takes down Lady Gaga and revisits "The Lost Boys" in a great @NYMag Q&A
Source: nymag.com
Added by on 3/16/11
Random Roles: Margo Martindale
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You've seen her in a ton of movies, but never knew her name. She's crossed paths with Susan Sarandon (4 times), Nicole Kidman (3 times), Paul Newman (twice), and just about every name in Hollywood, big or small. Now she spills in @theavclub about her experiences on those sets.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 2/9/11
Readicam, Steadicam, GO!
Interesting
Thihs essay explains how a simple camera rig changed the way we make movies. Like, forever. Imagine SuperMario in 1985 and imagine it today. That's the impact the steadycam had on film.
Added by on 1/3/12
Jason Patric Tells Us How He Really Feels
Interesting
A fabulously blunt Jason Patric takes down Lady Gaga and revisits "The Lost Boys" in a great @NYMag Q&A
Source: nymag.com
Added by on 3/16/11
Random Roles: Margo Martindale
Interesting
You've seen her in a ton of movies, but never knew her name. She's crossed paths with Susan Sarandon (4 times), Nicole Kidman (3 times), Paul Newman (twice), and just about every name in Hollywood, big or small. Now she spills in @theavclub about her experiences on those sets.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 2/9/11
The Firm 20 Years Later: What Ever Happened to Hollywood's Obsession With Legal Thrillers?
Interesting
Category: Analysis
Tagged: The Firm, The Pelican Brief, Presumed Innocent
Twenty years ago, "The Firm" was released and went on to gross more than $158 million. Six months later, "The Pelican Brief," went on to earn $100 million. Their success ramped up a trend in Hollywood: the rise of the legal thriller. Today, that subgenre has almost completely disappeared from the movies.
Added by on 7/2/13
'Blue is Now the Hue'
Interesting
Studios spend about $100K to create a movie poster -- and yet they still all look the same it seems. @thewrap explains why
Source: www.thewrap.com
Added by on 2/5/13
20-plus unexpectedly badass performances from established non-badasses
Interesting
Here are Jon Lovitz and other wussies who put in some performances where they totally kick ass.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 12/10/12
How to Turn a Great Movie Into a Great TV Show
Interesting
Will The Firm and Napoleon Dynamite be the next M*A*S*H, or the next Clueless? Here's how you can tell.
Added by on 2/9/12
From Cruise Control to Your Remote Control
Interesting
"The Firm" is becoming a TV show; @willapaskin gamely picked 5 other @tomcruise flicks that should follow suit
Source: nymag.com
Added by on 1/6/12