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De Niro Film Races Off With Car Chase Prize

ROBERT DE NIRO's 1998 action movie RONIN has topped a new list of the Greatest Movie Car Chases. The film's classic race through the streets of Paris, France is "a top-notch white-knuckle ride," according to...

Top Movie Classics Added To America's National Film Registry

Basketball documentary HOOP DREAMS, Christmas classic MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH and footage of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake are among the 25 new entries into America's National Film Registry....

Winner's Film Choice Mistakes

Film-maker MICHAEL WINNER regrets making several bad decisions which cost him the chance of becoming one of the most successful directors in Hollywood. British Winner scored some huge hits in the 1970s, including vigilante...

Former Cop Farina Praises French Connection

GENE HACKMAN's portrayal of POPEYE DOYLE in THE FRENCH CONNECTION is the most honest cop film ever made, according to former Chicago, Illinois, policeman DENNIS FARINA. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN star gave up a...

Ronin Speeds Off With Best Car Chase Scene

The hair-raising car chase in RONIN has topped a poll of the best movie pursuit sequences of all time. The 1998 film - directed by JOHN FRANKENHEIMER and starring ROBERT DE NIRO - contains...

1939 Voted Hollywood's Greatest Year

Hollywood was better in the good old days - a new survey has found 1939 was the greatest year in the history of Tinseltown. Movie classics GONE WITH THE WIND, GOODBYE MR CHIPS, WUTHERING...

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