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Entries by John Farr from 04/2009

On Paul McCartney, and the Memories He Made

| Posted 04.04.2009 | Entertainment

To relive Beatlemania in all its madcap glory, I suggest you sit yourselves down to the following double-feature.

On His Birthday, Taking The Measure Of Brando

| Posted 04.13.2009 | Entertainment

Brando's filmography provides sufficient proof that the actor's own demons helped stall a career that in its hey-day (the mid-late fifties) seemed limitless in potential.

Why Must We Still Wait Months To See First-Run Movies On DVD?

| Posted 04.16.2009 | Entertainment

The conventional thinking that a movie is best appreciated on a huge screen and in an assemblage of strangers no longer holds true when compared to a high-definition home theater.

Best Movies By Farr: A Tale Of Two Hepburns

| Posted 04.27.2009 | Entertainment

What these two women shared was immense talent, dedication, and that rare phenomenon called star quality: the ability to project a distinctive, readily identifiable persona that viewers respond to and care about.