Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie celebrity, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie celebrity, dies at 103

Critic David Thomson dubbed Douglas “the manic-depressive among Hollywood movie stars, about a minute bearing down on plot, dialogue and actresses using the gleeful appetite of a person simply freed from Siberia, at in other cases writhing not merely in agony but mutilation and a convincingly horrible death. ”

Douglas’ personal favorite ended up being the 1962 Western “Lonely would be the Brave, ” which included a type of dialogue from the Trumbo script he called the absolute most personal he ever talked on display: “I’m a loner clear down deep to my really guts. Read More