Farewell Jerry Lewis

The prolific, much-adored (and somewhat disdained) comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis has died aged 91 at his home in Las Vegas. Lewis performed in Manhattan nightclubs as a contrasting character to his stage-mate Dean Martin—and the duo rose to fame fast. From acting on Broadway and in films (perhaps most famously, “The Nutty Professor”), producing and writing his own movies, and penning multiple autobiographies, Lewis …

Netflix Dominates the SAG Awards

While it might not get as much pop culture attention as the Golden Globes or Oscars, the SAG Awards carry tremendous value—in that actors themselves are voting on and honoring the best acting performances of the previous year (and arguably no one understands the craft better than those living it). Two of this year’s most important awards—ensemble cast in a drama series, and ensemble cast …

Vale, Gene Wilder

No matter how old you are, chances you’ve seen and adored a Gene Wilder film. Sadly, the beloved actor passed away yesterday at 83 years old. Starring in movies since the ’60s, he played everything from Young Frankenstein to Sherlock Holmes’ “Smarter Brother,” and had roles in iconic films like “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Blazing Saddles.” Probably best known for bringing Roald Dahl’s character Willy …

Actor Omar Sharif Dies at 83

Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor whose striking good looks and Oscar nominated-performances once graced the big screen in “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Dr. Zhivago” and “The Night of the Generals” died today, 10 July, at the age of 83. Sharif swiftly rose to stardom after appearing in a rapid succession of widely successful films in the ‘60s, but later turned his interest to the game of …

What I Love About Movies

Film magazine Little White Lies surveys 50 notable industry people, from the Coen Brothers to Philip Seymour Hoffman, on their motivations in this new book

Since 2005, Little White Lies has been a unique creative read for film buffs seeking something besides hype. Dedicating each issue largely to a single film, the bi-monthly indie publication broadens the conversation beyond just reviews and interviews by initiating discussions on gender politics, history, technology and more—and strengthening the connection between fans, films and today’s culture. LWLies’ newly published first book, “What I Love …