Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," has died at 86, according to reports.
Every week Netflix adds quite a few interesting titles to its library, some of which you may not have heard of and some that are downright classics. Here are the five best coming to your streaming devices this week.
A woman did not make it to the White House this year, but two other famous ladies, Thelma Dickinson and Louise Sawyer, have entered another Washington institution — the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Ridley Scott‘s feminist manifesto Thelma & Louise (1991), starring Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, is among the 25 motion pictures selected this year to be preserved for future generations, it was announced today.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? According to director Robert Zemeckis however, his 1988 live-action-animation hybrid won’t be getting a follow-up anytime soon. In a new interview with the Telegraph (via Slashfilm) timed to the release of his Brad Pitt-Marion Cotillard World War II thriller Allied, Zemeckis talked about his unproduced script for Roger Rabbit 2.
Blessed with a sultry voice, drop-dead looks, and an effortless ability to pivot between comedy and drama or romance and action, it’s no wonder Kathleen Turner became a major star. She rocketed to fame in the ’80s with an impressive string of credits.