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Remembering Sidney Lumet

Alex Simon | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lumet was the first director I interviewed whose one-sheet posters hung on my wall as a kid. He was an idol, an icon and an inspiration.

A Small Act of Courage

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

These are days that require both large and small acts of courage, or the memorable things that make up the fabric of our lives and human spirit might be lost. The events of this year have reminded me that life is uncertain so I don't want to squander a single one.

The Real Johnny Ola: Vincent "Jimmy Blue Eyes" Alo

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 02.13.2015 | Books
Meyer Lansky II

Carole Cortland Russo, Jimmy and Flo Alo's niece who was raised by the couple, is finishing a biography about her uncle. Carole was Jimmy's constant companion in his later years, and cared for him until the end of his life.

Dead Folks 2010: Everyone's Pushing Up Roses

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Happy New Year, darlings. All of you reading this piece have something in common: you survived 2010. Not everyone was so lucky, and a lot of people, as always, took the off-ramp from Life.

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Remembering Dino DeLaurentiis

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In this week's Cinefantastique Post-Mortem Podcast, Steve Biodrowski and I bid farewell to producer Dino DeLaurentiis, who died on November 10 at the age of 91. DeLaurentiis was a frequent contributor to the cinefantastique genres.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Skyline

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the Cinefantastique Podcast watches the skies - or, rather, the Skyline. Tune in as Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski (minus the missing-in-...

Dino De Laurentiis Dies

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — He was a small man who dreamed big, hit the highest heights and failed like few others. Dino De Laurentiis was born to be a movie pr...