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  • Bruce Campbell on the horror franchise that launched his career: 'All roads lead to "Evil Dead" '

     
    Bruce Campbell is currently starring in USA's top-rated spy romp "Burn Notice" as the wisecracking Sam Axe, but for some fans, he'll always be Ash, the beloved hero of Sam Raimi's cult favorite "Evil Dead" trilogy: 1981's "The Evil Dead,"......
  • Lon Chaney's 'The Phantom of the Opera' plays on after 85 years

     
    Eighty-five years ago, moviegoers saw Lon Chaney unmasked as “The Phantom of the Opera” at the classic film's premiere, and while the movie was silent, the audience certainly wasn’t. There were plenty of screams and gasps on Sept. 6,...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Wolf Man' (1941)

     
    Well, I am fudging on the year again this week, mostly because I had 1941's "The Wolf Man" in my queue and felt like watching it. And here at From the Vaults, that means I felt like writing about it! Let's go! Starring lovable lummox Lon Chaney Jr.,...
  • From the Vaults: 'Spider Baby' (1968)

     
    Happy autumnal equinox, my scrappy yet plucky band of readers! The unmistakable slant of fall light is upon us now, even in the 90-degree afternoons, and with it comes my very favorite season for movie watching. Which means I have decided to quit adhering...
  • TV This Week for Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY When contestants on the British edition of “Big Brother”......
  • This weekend: Grammy legends; ‘Extreme Makeover’ in Cocoa; Dwight Howard on ‘Cleveland Show’; Marge Simpson goes gray

     
    The weekend's biggest show will be the Grammys, which unfold from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday on CBS. The awards are usually about today's biggest hitmakers, but this year's telecast is making a big deal over legends. And why not? Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • The Arts on TV: Renee Fleming in 'Capriccio'; 'Spider-Man'

     
    “Great Performances at the Met” 12:30 p.m., Sunday KVCR: Capriccio: Renée Fleming performs Strauss' “Capriccio.” With Joseph Kaiser and Sarah Connolly....
  • Small Wonders: Becoming purposeful tourists

    Small Wonders: Becoming purposeful tourists
    Keeping the kids entertained is a parent's primary job. It ranks higher than feeding and cleanliness. In the throes of a good time, hunger and head lice are but minor annoyances. With a free day, where could the wife and I take the kids without...
  • 'The Wolf Gift' review: Anne Rice teases, but payoff is slight

    'The Wolf Gift' review: Anne Rice teases, but payoff is slight
    How's your back feeling? Sore? If you want a deep-tissue massage, forget the spa. What you need is a good bite from a werewolf. As one discovers, in Anne Rice's novel "The Wolf Gift," the shift from human to wolf and back again is like a really sexy...
  • Silent movies are the talk of the future

    In Hollywood, any success brings a lot of imitators. So we can imagine this scene taking place right now at one of the big movie studios: The studio head summons his top flunky into his office. "Flunky," the studio head says, "suspend all our current...
  • 'The Show That Smells' by Derek McCormack

    'The Show That Smells' by Derek McCormack
    The Show That Smells A Novel Derek McCormack Akashic Books: 120 pp., $15.95 paper Even by the standards of the paranormal romances that occupy the top slots of bestseller lists, Derek McCormack's new novel of cursed crooners, murderous fashion...