| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:09 PM
When Eli Wallach strolled down the mean streets of Manhattan, the tune followed him everywhere.
People saw him coming and they started whistling the ominous opening bars of Ennio Morricone’s theme to “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The remarkable Eli Wallach, who died this week at age 98, will be saluted with an 11-hour marathon of his films Monday on TCM.
The five movies in the tribute to the veteran actor include his debut, "Baby Doll" (1956), which contains one of his finest...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Blanche Baker was born in New York City today in 1956. This birthday gal won an Emmy award for TV debut performance in the 1978 miniseries "Holocaust." She's since appeared in films such as "Hypothermia," "The Girl Next Door" and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Edwidge Danticat: The acclaimed author of "Krik? Krak!" "The Farming of Bones," "The Dew Breaker" and "Brother, I'm Dying" returns to Books and Books (265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables) with "Claire of the Sea Light," a magical tale of a girl's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Nov 7, 2010
The moment one enters the gracious Upper West Side apartment of Eli Wallach, the home he has shared for decades with his wife and fellow actor, Anne Jackson, there is an unmistakable sense of life being well lived. Smiling and curious about his guest,...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Tennessee Williams' Oscar-nominated `Baby Doll' screenplay to be staged in L.A., marking his centennial...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
| Dec 13, 2008
Van Johnson, who soared to stardom during World War II as MGM's boy-next-door in films such as "A Guy Named Joe" and "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" and became one of the era's top box-office draws, died Friday. He was 92.
Johnson, who was most frequently...
| Feb 17, 2010
Elia Kazan was one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century, directing such classics as 1951's "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1954's "On the Waterfront" and 1955's "East of Eden." He won three Oscars, five Tony Awards and four Golden Globes....
| Nov 26, 2008
John Michael Hayes, who wrote the script for "Rear Window" and was a frequent Hitchcock collaborater, has died. He was 89.
The screenwriter who was nominated for two Academy Awards died of natural causes on Wednesday Nov. 19 at a Hanover, New Hampshire...