| Oct 29, 2011
George Hamilton just wants a cup of coffee, that's all. But a small obstacle confounds the handsome, supernaturally tanned actor in his Tulsa, Okla., hotel room — the coffee maker.
"This is a whole new experience for me," he says by phone. "I'm...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 12:00 PM
From The Aegis dated July 13, 1961:
Much of the news on the front page wasn't good this week 50 years ago. Three people – a well-known farmer, a 2-year-old girl and an elderly woman – died in separate incidents.
William Posey Choate, 53, who...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Tattoos aren't just for outlaws anymore.
Maybe they never were, but for years, popular culture suggested otherwise. Just think of the movies: Robert Mitchum's homicidal preacher in "The Night of the Hunter," with "Love" and "Hate" tattooed on his...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:16 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 7, 1962:
The Catholic archdiocese purchased an 87-acre tract fronting Churchville Road, formerly Wagner's Farm, which would become the site of a new large Catholic high school. The new school...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Michael Winner, a British film director who specialized in thrillers and action movies, including three "Death Wish" movies, died Monday. He was 77.
A bon vivant who became a restaurant critic after his film career wound down, Winner died at his...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
A former engineering student and recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to MIT, the Swedish-born Dolph Lundgren first burst on the ......
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Chez Jay, a cozy bar and restaurant long popular with beach bums, tourists and celebrities alike, qualifies for designation as a local landmark, the Santa Monica Landmarks Commission decided late Monday. The 6-0 vote, taken after dozens of patrons spoke.....
| Sep 20, 2012
Meet Michael Madsen
Friday and Saturday
Hollywood Palms – Naperville
Hollywood Blvd – Woodridge
MICHAEL MADSEN is most notably recognized for his role as the sadistic
killer, Mr. Blonde, in Quentin...
| 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:
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The new Nicholas Sparks movie, "Safe Haven," takes place in Southport, in the novelist's adopted home state of North Carolina. Southport is near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. So you know a murderous stalker will eventually arrive, in honor of Robert...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
At times it felt like an exit interview — the ultimate exit interview.
The details are still so surreal that when I tell people who was there, the words sound as though someone else had dreamed them: Al Pacino walked into the room. Then...
| Dec 2, 2010
Film both mimics our dreams and provokes our fantasies. The idea that an individual's relationship with it might be a narcotic, a heady mood or attitude, an atmosphere that changes speed and temperature but can never be escaped is central to David...