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Easy Rider (movie)

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  • Cruise offers motorcyclists a 12-day surf-and-turf dream

    Cruise offers motorcyclists a 12-day surf-and-turf dream
    As 20 Harley-Davidsons growled across the asphalt at the Maryland Cruise terminal Monday morning, "Easy Rider" met "The Love Boat." After a briefing from their tour leader, the bikers inched their machines up the ramp and into the yawning hold of the 2,...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • An easy, enjoyable journey on the 'Road to Paloma'

     An easy, enjoyable journey on the 'Road to Paloma'
    Though there's nothing terribly profound or unique about actor Jason Momoa's feature writing-directing debut, "Road to Paloma," it does prove an effective throwback to the loose-limbed, my-way-or-the-highway road movies of the "Easy Rider" era. This...
  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles. It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
  • ‘American Vampire’: Rafael Albuquerque talks monstrous ‘Second Cycle’

     
    Skinner Sweet is hell on wheels, and “American Vampire” co-creator Rafael Albuquerque says the visual engine is “Easy Rider.” The […]...
  • Review: 'Dom Hemingway' makes a wreck of Jude Law and any enjoyment

     Review: 'Dom Hemingway' makes a wreck of Jude Law and any enjoyment
    No hint of the debonair playboy that earned Jude Law his first Oscar nomination for "The Talented Mr. Ripley" is found in the banged-up, bloated safecracker on the loose in "Dom Hemingway," a new black comedy that liberates the actor in strangely...
  • 'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen

    'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen
    The funniest comedy you've likely never seen, let alone heard of, comes to the Siskel Film Center this week for two screenings. "Hallelujah the Hills," from 1963, is so rare, you won't find it on DVD or any streaming site. Even I couldn't finagle a look...
  • Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'

    Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'
    Karen Black, the bravely offbeat actress who burst into the public consciousness in such iconic counterculture films as "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider," has died. She was 74. Black, who was found to have ampullary cancer in 2010, died Thursday at...
  • Producers hope to take 'Bonnie and Clyde' to the bank

    Producers hope to take 'Bonnie and Clyde' to the bank
    DONALDSVILLE, La. — Late one evening last spring in this struggling but picturesque river town about an hour west of New Orleans, the never-ending saga of Bonnie and Clyde took an unexpectedly fiery twist. Vintage 1930 Fords roared down the town's...
  • 'Elysium' expected to finish first. Alec Baldwin to MSNBC?

    'Elysium' expected to finish first. Alec Baldwin to MSNBC?
    After the coffee. Before getting too excited about preseason football. The Skinny: The Redskins won their first preseason game Thursday night but I won't read too much into that. Still, it beats losing! Friday's headlines include a preview of the...
  • 'Five Easy Pieces,' 'Easy Rider' actress Karen Black dies at 74

    'Five Easy Pieces,' 'Easy Rider' actress Karen Black dies at 74
    Karen Black, a versatile actress whose name became virtually synonymous with films that reflected and helped define America in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including “Five Easy Pieces,” died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 74. Family...
  • Costa-Gavras' Brand of Political Drama Finds Safe Harbor in Mill Valley

    By most measures, 1969 was a vintage year for anti-establishment American cinema ("The Wild Bunch," "Easy Rider," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "Midnight Cowboy"). But the most daring and dangerous movie to hit U.S. theaters that year was a...