| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Johnny Carson, one of TV's greatest stars, gets a new gig next summer. Not bad for a man who died in 2005. TCM will replay Carson's “Tonight Show” interviews with Hollywood greats, from Henry Fonda and James Stewart to Sally Field and Susan...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Director-producer Stanley Donen, who turns 88 on Friday, is appearing three times at the Turner Classic Movies Festival in Hollywood this weekend for screenings of “Funny Face,” “Charade” and “Two for the Road.” We...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
“Cabaret” is one of 78 vintage features playing over four days in Hollywood this weekend as part of the TCM Film Festival network’s event, which also includes appearances by Kim Novak and Debbie Reynolds, programming devoted to film noir...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98.
Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Spring officially arrives March 20th at 1:14am (Vernal Equinox) but meteorologically speaking, spring has already "sprung". Meteorological Winter is marked and recorded from December 1st to March 1st. And so the climate stats are already in for the Winter...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Dec 22, 2011
***1/2 (out of four)
At one point in the joyous French silent film “The Artist,” former American silent movie star George Valentin (Cannes best actor winner Jean Dujardin) receives a compliment that kills him: “My father is a big fan.&...
| Dec 21, 2011
Please be silent behind the screen.
Backstage at the 1927 Hollywood premiere of his latest screen triumph, film star George Valentin — played with irresistible zest by Jean Dujardin — waits for the crowd's response. Standing in front of...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Bruce Springsteen and company performed in Charlottsville on Tuesday, and Springsteen didn't miss the opportunity to pay tribute to Virginia native Clarence Clemons. Daily Press reporter and resident Boss-ophile Mike Holzclaw traveled to Hooville and...
| May 4, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Olivia Newton-John’s appeal seems to be timeless. With a career spanning more than four decades she is still a vibrant, creative individual that is adored by fans across the world. Born in Cambridge, England in 1948, the youngest child of...
| May 17, 2012
"Gotta dance!" is what Gene Kelly insists in "Singin' in the Rain," and the driven young people featured in the irresistible "First Position" would enthusiastically agree.
As directed by Bess Kargman, "First Position" is in part the latest wrinkle in a...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Dick Beals, a voice actor best known for injecting youthful enthusiasm into the character of Speedy Alka-Seltzer in mid-20th century television commercials for the pain remedy, has died. He was 85.
Beals, whose radio and television career spanned seven...