All posts tagged Hollywood

Biblical blockbusters

IT’S being billed as the biggest biblical film in a decade – Exodus: Gods and Kings comes from the hand of Ridley Scott, the great sci-fi and action director responsible

Rollercoaster ride for filmmaker

INDEPENDENT Hollywood filmmaker Salvador Litvak knows about the fickle nature of the movie business. The creator of the cult film When Do We Eat?, which starred Jack Klugman in his […]

Not quite Hollywood

When Alicia Mayer learnt of a book which charged her great-uncle, film icon Louis B. Mayer, with being – in her words – “practically Hitler’s man in Hollywood”, she had flashes of her “family’s legacy in tatters”. Then she dug deeper.

Time for some nepotism, please!

BY JACKIE LOEB. If you believe the common phrase that “Hollywood is run by Jews”, then where the hell is my Jewish nepotism! At the moment, all I am getting […]

Hollywood dream takes flight

WHEN former Yeshivah College student David Leonard left Melbourne in 2003 to carve out a movie career in Los Angeles, he had stars in his eyes and a dream of […]