I am trying to remember the name of a Holllywood movie from forties or fifties about an actor who could not get out of the part that he was playing on the stage. I think the star was a well known actor and he may have won an oscar
Movie ID: Help me remember a movie I saw on a plane in the 1980's. [more inside]
I'm directing a farce with a bunch of high-schoolers, and would love to give them some movie suggestions to look at for characters. They are pretty classic comic archetypes, but my brain is reeling a bit trying to think of all of them, and though I'd put it out to the hive mind. The only catch is that I can't really suggest any R-Rated movies, because most of them aren't old enough to watch them... [more inside]
Looking for good historical dramas, especially ones where the main character sticks to his/her principles, regardless of the consequences. Watched Matewan (John Sayles) recently, as an example. Movies or books would do.