| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:58 AM
The trailer for the Dan Deacon-scored, Francis Ford Coppola movie "Twixt" has premiered.
Michael Sragow has the trailer over at Gets Reel.
Coppola first heard Deacon on National Public Radio last year, and said in an interview he was drawn to Deacon's...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
"Top Gun: Hard Lock"
Developer: Headstrong Games
Publisher: 505 Games
Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC
"Top Gun" is a film that, like many others, has never received the video game treatment it deserves. To be an American alive after...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Should unexpected pleasures be so unexpected around here anymore? A visit to South Florida by Steve Martin, banjoist? Mike Tyson at the Arsht Center? A family-style scavenger hunt in Wilton Manors? New Kids on the Block … anywhere? Nothing should...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Not exactly a sequel, and not an entirely new franchise either, Disney's “Planes” is hoping to capitalize on the success ......
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Bruce Wayne must be deaf. Seconds into a ride in the hulking Batmobile from Christopher Nolan’s Gotham City trilogy – ......
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Although it seems like Hal Holbrook has owned the role of Mark Twain for decades, another actor has staked a theatrical claim to the white-haired novelist and wit. Val Kilmer has been working on "Citizen Twain," a solo play in which he plays the writer,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography.
One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Val Kilmer as Batman, OK.
Val Kilmer as Moses, all right.
Val Kilmer as Mark Twain, well now...
The actor turned to the Mark Twain House & Museum and spent much time in Hartford to research his solo show where Kilmer plays the celebrated author....
| Apr 22, 2011
Kevin Jarre, a screenwriter steeped in American history who wrote the Civil War saga "Glory" and the western "Tombstone," died unexpectedly of heart failure April 3 at his Santa Monica home, said his aunt, Patty Briley Bean. He was 56.
Jarre had been a...
| Feb 6, 2012
Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct when Yuri Rasovsky launched the National Radio Theater of Chicago in the early 1970s, and he emerged as a major voice in its revival.
One of his first productions was a radio adaptation of the 1920 silent...
| Mar 18, 2011
Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies
Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:59 PM
With films like “Top Gun” and “Man on Fire,” Tony Scott made spectacle movies about men who live by a code and face death on their own terms -- spies and crime lords, race car drivers and fighter pilots. Recently, the director-...