In that acclaimed Cold War documentary and others, he often let archival footage do the talking.
Mercado was a Puerto Rican astrologer whose career in television and radio began in 1969. His image was broadcast to millions around the world every day.
Based on a 1955 novel, the film follows a Navy captain who must shepherd men and ships across the perilous Atlantic Ocean to join the war.
The artists’ retreat, founded in 1907, has hosted the likes of James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and Audre Lorde, among others.
The spaghetti westerns were only the beginning. His scores turned horror, romance and more into transcendent works of art.
The Disney+ filmed version has fans wondering what’s accurate. Historians are fans, too, and they have answers, along with caveats.
His vast output included atmospheric music for spaghetti westerns in his native Italy and scores for some 500 movies by a Who’s Who of directors.
A longstanding dispute between film distributors and associations that show outdoor films for free comes to a head as the industry reels from a post-coronavirus downturn.
This 1992 animated movie about Black children running into trouble at a theme park is meant to be a comedy. But for one viewer, it no longer seems so funny.
Since their time in the Broadway show, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company have gone on to movies, TV and theater.
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