| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Fox is celebrating its 25th birthday next month with a televised special reuniting the casts of "The X-Files," "Married... With Children" and more. Fox began in 1987 in distant fourth place and is now number one in the young adult demographic....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
On this Memorial Day Weekend, it seems fitting to have some kind of movie list that salutes our war dead, so I decided to pull together a list of the Best 10 Movie War Heroes. If I were just choosing......
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It’s one of the most celebrated disasters in history. It’s also the subject of one of the most successful films of all time. A century has passed since the RMS Titanic took its maiden voyage into history, and people still maintain a...
| Dec 1, 2010
DENVER -- "Tracking!! Adjust the damn tracking!!" Oh, how I miss the VCR Christmas of 1984. What I wouldn't give to for that hypnotic blinking of "12:00." My older brother, Rick, had purchased the family's first Panasonic. It was a beauty...weighing in at...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:16 AM
George C. Scott watches the trailer for Adam Sandler's Jack and Jill. Will this scene from Hardcore be the new Downfall meme? Are there trailers worse than Jack and Jill? Via Deadline.
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:46 PM
A meme is born.
A blogger/video genius by the name of Paul Bonanno has taken the over-the-top movie theater scene from "Hardcore" and mashed it up with the trailer for Adam Sandler's upcoming "comedy" "Jack and Jill." What you get is George C. Scott...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:01 PM
As a part of the Burbank Public Library's continuing “Meet the Author” program, the library this past week gave Burbankers the opportunity to spend an evening with legendary nightclub owner and filmmaker Fred Weintraub.
Staged by Library...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:12 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. 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...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Late last year, I bought a subscription to Time magazine with the idea that I would use it to study the news habits of middle-class, middle-brow Americans in the age of Obama. I also had in mind a year-long art project called “Re-Covering Time&...
| Jul 18, 2009
Before Janet Evanovich brought us Stephanie Plum, Don Westlake was the Grand Master of Criminal Laughs with his hilarious novels about professional thief John Dortmunder. "Get Real" is the 14th Dortmunder novel and proves again that Westlake is the King...
| Nov 1, 2009
The New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater has been the most significant not-for-profit theater group in this country since it was founded by Joe Papp more than 50 years ago. During his lifetime (he died in 1991), Papp made theater in America both...