| Sep 15, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Thirty-three years ago, a low-cost independent horror movie — one that started with the suggestion to make a film about babysitters being murdered — began making the rounds at movie theaters. Few noticed it at first, but that soon changed....
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I'm 51 and Bilbo-free. Somehow "The Hobbit" has eluded me my entire reading life. What was I reading in junior high when I first noticed everyone else was reading it? "Big A: The Story of Lew Alcindor," maybe. Or William K. Everson's book on Laurel &...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Tuesday is a night of time-slot premieres, big guest stars and reruns. “So You Think You Can Dance” offers up its final, two-hour performance show at 8 p.m. on Fox. Tiffany Maher, a University of Central Florida junior, is one of two finalists...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Christopher Hirsh will be Walter Burns and MFA actor Olivia Saccomanno will be Hildy Johnson in John Guare's stage adaptation of the 1940 film "His Girl Friday" at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre on the UConn campus at Storrs.
Hirsh is a graduate...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:21 PM
One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:45 AM
His Girl Friday
Feb. 28 through March 10, Connecticut Reperatory Theatre, 802 Bolton Road, Unit 1127, Storrs, (860) 486-2113, crt.uconn.edu
The Front Page was one of the most popular plays of the 20th century. The snappy Chicago newspaper drama...
| Jun 22, 2012
Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world.
Screenwriters and producers may have...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:33 PM
GOLF LEGEND: The course at Ko'olau Golf Club has a slope rating of 162 (where the maximum slope rating is 155). STATUS: False, but Once Basically True. In what is likely the most famous scene in the classic 1984 comedy,......
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Here's a potential road trip idea: In the Dinner and a Movie film series at Daytona State College film fans can enjoy dinner at Daytona State College's Cafe 101 and follow up with a comfortable seat in the Museum's Madorsky Theater for a look at classic...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
On this week's "Amazing Race," Goths put bullets in Playboy bunnies....