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  • 25 movies added to National Film Registry

    25 movies added to National Film Registry
    From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
  • ‘Forbidden Planet’ plays Kennedy Space Center

     
    Alert, earthlings: TCM and NASA are teaming for a showing of “Forbidden Planet,” the 1956 sci-fi classic. TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will┬átake part in┬áthe screening, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex....
  • 60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship

    60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship
    CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club. Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years. But for...
  • Top 5 Olympic sports that could also be sex positions

    Top 5 Olympic sports that could also be sex positions
    We've always appreciated that "Naked Gun" joke, where Leslie Nielsen says he likes his sex like he likes his basketball: "One-on-one and with as little dribbling as possible." With the 2012 Summer Olympics kicking off Friday, this got us thinking about...
  • Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star

    Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star
    Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
  • Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'

    Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'
    Anne Francis, who costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later played the title role in "Honey West," the mid-1960s TV series about a sexy female private detective with a pet ocelot, died Sunday. She was 80. Francis, who...
  • Best Bridges Movies

     
    I have what I think is fun movie list for you today. I attempted to list the 10 Best Movies Featuring a Bridges. Specifically, these are movies in which either father Lloyd or sons Jeff or Beau appeared. Not surprisingly,......
  • Leslie Nielsen's gravestone: 'Let 'er rip'

     
    Only now are we finding out how committed this guy was to getting a laugh....
  • Weekend outlook: White House, Neon Trees, Roots, Chubby Checker, Manny Manuel, more

     
    If you haven't driven through the tourism corridor lately, you might not be aware: The spring breakers have descended. It's all good, of course, but it does mean traffic and throngs of folks at the theme parks. Now that we're in good-weather mode, you may...
  • The Morning Fix: Big media worry FCC is overreaching on conditions for Comcast-NBC deal. Some 'Desperate Housewives' desperate for raises. 'Green Hornet' hopes to sting `Dilemma.'

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering why I have to get sick on a Friday. The Skinny: Got knocked out by a fever last night so if the material isn't 100%, that's why. Hope all you Golden Globe folks have a......
  • Weekend Agenda: Cirque Berzerk, Leslie Nielsen Drink Along, 'Do The Right Thing'

     
    Friday 1.7: Cirque Berzerk @ Club Nokia In the five years since it was born at Burning Man (of course), Cirque Berzerk has been thrilling and titillating audiences to rave reviews. Come catch the newest incarnation of the show's fiery choreography at...
  • Anne Francis: 1930-2011

     
    Anne Francis has become the second star of the sci-fi classic “Forbidden Planet” to pass away in the past couple of months. The character actress, quite a looker in her young-starlet days, was 80 when she died, 26 when she co-starred with...