| 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...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Conventional wisdom among television programmers is that nobody is watching on major holidays such as Christmas, and if they are watching, they're probably sick of the holiday hype by the time the day rolls around.
What seems to slip their minds is...
| Feb 2, 2010
Aaron Ruben, a comedy writer, producer and director whose five-decade career included producing "The Andy Griffith Show" for the first five seasons and creating the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 95.
Ruben, who devoted much of...
| Jan 23, 2009
DANNY BOYLE "Slumdog Millionaire"
The eclectic British director of Irish Catholic descent receives his first Academy Award nomination in the directing category for his sleeper indie hit about a poverty-stricken teenager in Mumbai who goes...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:18 PM
ANDY GRIFFITH as Ben Matlock
In creating the role of Matlock, the astute defense lawyer who disarms his opponents with his wit and ways, Andy Griffith commented: "I've considered it part of my job ever since the show started to put in some humor some...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:36 PM
DON KNOTTS as Les Calhoun
Don Knott's first career decision shaped his life. The weighty question centered around whether he should be a ventriloquist, a teacher or an actor.
The choice was made for this native of Morgantown, West Virginia, when Don...