| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Beloved actor Andy Griffith died this morning at his North Carolina home. He was 86-years old.
It goes without saying. He played loveable father and Mayberry`s sheriff in The Andy Griffith Show from 1960-1968. And who doesn't remember Matlock in the 80'...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:57 AM
This memorial cartoon wanted to be drawn in black and white and gray, like "The Andy Griffith Show" on TV in the 1960s. I was a fan of everyone on the show.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Absolute power corrupts absolutely. But when the right actor finds the path straight into a corrupt soul on fire, a strange kind of joy erupts on screen — a sense of true discovery and excitement.
This is what Andy Griffith brought to his film...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Who doesn't have a soft spot for Andy Griffith (who died last Tuesday)? You'd have to be pretty immune to benevolent paternalism to resist the down-home charm of Andy Taylor or most of the other roles he created.
Griffith's career thrived primarily on...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Andy Griffith's death certificate says the actor died of a heart attack, after years of suffering from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease.
The North Carolina native had long endured hypertension and hyperlipidemia, his certificate said,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Ernest Borgnine died July 8 at the advanced age of Borgninety-five. I nearly had a chance to talk the guy a year and a half ago, when he was coming back to his home state of Connecticut for one of those celebrity anecdote-and-Q-&-A shows that older...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A Toluca Lake home still referred to as the Bing Crosby Estate despite a succession of other entertainment industry owners has sold for $4.02 million.
The singer and actor lived on the property from 1936 until early January 1943, when the 20-room house...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:38 PM
One of the greatest home video developments in recent years has been a few studios' embracing of “manufactured on demand” DVDs — a way for film buffs to get their hands on favorites that have been deemed (rightly or wrongly) not likely...
| Jan 1, 2012
Actor Dennis Quaid has sold his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades for $9.5 million.
The French country-style main house, built in 2004, sits on two acres with a second house, a studio, a barn, a corral and a year-round creek. A beam-ceilinged living...
| Feb 17, 2010
Elia Kazan was one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century, directing such classics as 1951's "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1954's "On the Waterfront" and 1955's "East of Eden." He won three Oscars, five Tony Awards and four Golden Globes....
| Nov 19, 2006
Aftermath I: Forget Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Daniel Craig, Leonardo DiCaprio and even Borat. Winner of the hottest male presence this year in a film is none other than former Vice President Al Gore
In "An Inconvenient Truth," his documentary on global...