| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is known by most people as a Lakers legend and an NBA Hall of Famer. But to some, he will always be Roger Murdock, the co-pilot on the classic comedy movie "Airplane!"
On Tuesday, a new commercial was released where Abdul-Jabbar re-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:34 AM
If they had an Oscar for best performance in a movie by an active pro athlete, the Academy Award in 1980 would have gone to Los Angeles Lakers star Karrem Abdul-Jabbar for his role in Airplane!
I know what you're thinking. Surely, I can't be serious?...
| Aug 23, 2013
Cherie Currie wanted nothing more to do with the music industry. During a fleeting but influential stretch as a teenager singing for the all-female punk group the Runaways, Currie became a rock star overnight. But just as suddenly, she quit the band,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Like "The Hangover"and its sequel, "Ted"is a bully of a comedy but a bully with just enough calculated heart to make it a hit. It plays like a movie tryout for a TV series, specifically a Seth MacFarlane series, which means a high quotient of...
| Jul 19, 2011
"I think increasingly the American people are going to say to themselves, 'You know what? If a party or a politician is constantly taking the position my-way-or-the-highway, constantly being locked into ideologically rigid positions, that we're going to...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...
| Dec 13, 2009
Airline culture is all over the news. The hit movie "Up In the Air" stars George Clooney as a frequent flier. The Transportation Security Administration is under fire for allowing the online posting of airport screening secrets. And the holiday season...