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, discussion and actresses aided by the gleeful appetite of a person simply free of Siberia, at in other cases writhing not only in agony but mutilation and a convincingly horrible death. ”

Douglas’ personal favorite had been the 1962 Western “Lonely would be the Brave, ” which included a type of discussion from the Trumbo script he called probably the most personal he ever talked on display screen: “I’m a loner clear down deep to my extremely guts. Continue reading “Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie celebrity, dies at 103”