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Actress Joan Fontaine Dies at 96

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Actress Joan Fontaine, who starred in the Alfred Hitchcock movies Rebecca and Suspicion, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 96.

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Is The Dark Knight Cursed, and More Movie Questions

Ask FlickChick Is The Dark Knight a cursed production Plus the celebrity name game name that movie and more movie questions answeredSend your movie questions to FlickChickQuestion Do you believe that some movies are cursed I know it sounds ridiculous but theres been some talk about a curse of The Dark Knight and it seems as though a lot of bad things have happened to people who were involved starting with Heath Ledger -- KaraFlickChick In a word no In a few more words I think the twin curses of recklessness and cutting corners to save money have caused more grief than any malevolent supernatural forces In the case of The Dark Knight a visual effects technician named Conway Wickliffe died during a test run of a car stunt on September 25 2007 before principal shooting started By all accounts that was simply a very unfortunate accident -- Wycliffe was on a camera truck which ran into a tree -- he wasnt even in the stunt car which was unmanned Heath Ledger died read more

My father and I were chatting ...

Question: My father and I were chatting about Clint Eastwood's talent for directing actors to Academy Awards, now I'm wondering which director has directed the most actors to Oscar victories. My father is thinking William Wyler. Is he right?  Answer: Yes, he is: It's William Wyler. He directed 31 actors and actresses in performances that earned them Academy Award nominations. Bette Davis (Jezebel), Fay Bainter (Jezebel), Greer Garson (Mrs. Min read more

Are Olivia de Havilland and ...

Question: Are Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine still alive? And did these sisters ever costar on-screen?


Answer: Olivia de Havilland, who was born on July 1, 1916, and her younger sister, Joan Fontaine, who was born the following year on October 22, are both still alive. Throughout their lengthy careers, they were always very competitive and have had a notoriously rocky personal relationship as well. Not only did they never make a film together, but there were some very public snubs and the pair have gone through long periods of not speaking to each other at all.

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I remember seeing a movie, I ...

Question: I remember seeing a movie, I think made in the '60s, about a mother who for some reason is holding her son's fiancée/girlfriend hostage in a basement or cage or something like that. It was extremely suspenseful, but can't remember the title! It's driving me nuts, because I'd like to see it again. Ring any bells?Answer: My vote goes to Die! Die! My Darling! (1965), one of a string of films starring golden-age movie divas as deranged and/or terrorized crones, notably Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), with Joan Crawford and Bette Davis; Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), with read more

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