The Birds

‘Lion King,’ ‘Princess Bride,’ More Added to the National Film Registry
‘Lion King,’ ‘Princess Bride,’ More Added to the National Film Registry
The one good thing that the United States Congress has ever done was pass the National Film Preservation Act in 1988, establishing a National Film Registry in the Library of Congress wherein moving pictures deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” can be securely preserved. The National Film Preservation Board can induct up to 25 new entries into the archives each year, and today Deadline brings the news of which movies will effectively achieve immortality as the Class of 2016. Lots of enduring, worthy works have made the cut, though it is with a solemn heart that I must once again report the egregious continued snub of Pauly Shore comedy vehicle Bio-Dome.
Michael Bay’s Completely Unnecessary Remake of ‘The Birds’ Gets a Director
Michael Bay’s Completely Unnecessary Remake of ‘The Birds’ Gets a Director
We like to think that we've developed a thick skin when it comes to remakes of classic films, but there's something about a new version of 'The Birds' that cuts right through our armor. After years of development hell, The Hollywood Reporter says the "re-imagining" of Alfred Hitchock's legendary tale of terror has found a director in Dutch filmmaker Diederik Van Rooijen. With all due res