| Apr 6, 2008
Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
| Apr 8, 2008
| 12:05 PM
It's a storm in a Stormtrooper's helmet.
Lawyers for George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd. and a British prop designer faced off in London's High Court Tuesday over rights to the molded white Stormtrooper uniforms from the "Star Wars" films.
| May 22, 2008
TO MILLIONS, James Stewart was Everyman. To Kelly Stewart, he was just Dad.
"Dad was a very private person," she says, adding that her father never brought his work home with him. But she got her first inkling of his tremendous popularity at age 6,...
| Jun 22, 2008
IT HAS been a good DVD year for Anthony Mann (1906-67), a longtime critics' favorite often considered one of Hollywood's most underrated directors.
Mann's relatively low name recognition might have something to do with the ease with which he slipped from...
| Oct 4, 2009
Farber on Film
The Complete Film Writings
of Manny Farber
Edited by Robert Polito
Library of America: 824 pp., $40
At this year's Academy Awards, the most incongruous moment came during the "In Memoriam" roll call. Among the distinguished deceased...