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  • From the Vaults: 'Superman II' (1980)

     
    Sorry to be late this week! I got into the spirit of a new decade and started playing Pac-Man over on Google's homepage and, well, 16 hours later.... We veer almost too close to modern times for comfort this week! Larry has begun featuring content from...
  • Dennis Hopper and the need for "frenzy"

     
    Hopper as Frank Booth, on the town in David Lynch's "Blue Velvet." View pictures of Dennis Hopper through the years. Dennis Hopper scared the hell out of me in 1986. As Frank Booth, the worst father figure a boy detective......
  • John Cazale, the face behind the face

     
    From "The Godfather Part II." Photo courtesy of HBO. Whose is the face of '70s American cinema? It might be Al Pacino's. Or Robert De Niro's. Or Gene Hackman's. John Cazale’s face probably does not spring to mind. Yet it......
  • Will babe factor help Kate Winslet beat Meryl Streep?

    "It wasn't calculated! I swear! You must believe me!" Kate Winslet gasped to Gold Derby late last year as we discussed her recent photo shoot with Vanity Fair. That bawdy gig had been a perfect way for her to begin seducing Oscars' voters as she...
  • In Memory of Alan Livingston (1917-2009)

    He was the creator of Bozo the Clown and also the man who brought The Beatles to America. He died over the weekend (March 13, 2009) at the age of 91 at his home in Beverly Hills, California. Alan Wendell Livingston was born in McDonald, Pennsylvania on...
  • 'Hotel for Dogs' stars Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon, Don Cheadle

    So many canines are going potty in the nation's multiplexes this month, what with "Marley & Me" and now the ensemble bowser adventure "Hotel for Dogs," I wouldn't be surprised if Lars Von Trier re-released "Dogville" just for fun. He'd make $10 million...
  • 'I Knew It Was You': John Cazale's short life and brilliant career

    If you watched some of the defining movies of the 1970s, you know John Cazale. Chances are, though, you probably don't realize it. He was Fredo in "The Godfather" and "The Godfather, Part II" and the lunatic bank robber in "Dog Day Afternoon." He was also...
  • Julie March

    Julie March
    JULIE SOMMARS as Julie March Julie Sommars was born in Fremont, Nebraska, and moved with her parents to Aberdeen, South Dakota, where she completed high school. She won the South Dakota State American Legion Oratory Contest during her senior year at...
  • Indiana legend Plump connects Butler with “Hoosiers”

    Indiana legend Plump connects Butler with “Hoosiers”
    INDIANAPOLIS — Among Bobby Plump's most prized possessions is a hand-written recruiting letter from late Butler coaching legend Tony Hinkle dated April 5, 1954. Every time Plump reads it, even a half-century later, the words jump off the page and...
  • '24' Cancelled: Series to End After Current Season

    '24' Cancelled: Series to End After Current Season
    LOS ANGELES -- Jack Bauer has cheated death a few dozen times, but he couldn't avoid cancellation. Tonight, the news becomes official: The clock will stop ticking on "24." After putting the tireless Counter Terrorist Unit agent to work for eight extra-...
  • Freak or no freak, John C. Reilly is an actor with character

    Freak or no freak, John C. Reilly is an actor with character
    The sight, strolling into the Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant corner of Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights, was enough to give John C. Reilly a start. "It is SO weird walking into this place and seeing someone dressed as Crepsley, my...
  • 5 films that are Warren Beatty beauts

    1. "Splendor in the Grass" (Elia Kazan; 1961) 4 stars Superb, vibrantly emotional drama of a blighted teenage love in 1920s small-town Kansas, with young Bud Stamper and Deanie Loomis (played by off-screen lovers Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood) driven...