As we head into the Independence Day weekend, I wanted to suggest some classic titles scattered over the decades that each in their way evoke our country's unique character.
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Here then are eight outstanding films that trace the arc of Dennis Hopper's colorful legacy, and give us even more reason to celebrate the man.
The story of Gene Hackman, who quietly turned eighty just two months ago, is one of raw will and talent overcoming a host of limitations that would have defeated most people.
The NCAAs are the only truly pan-American sporting event, an Olympics of sport where every region of the country has local heroes in action. The play has been uniformly exceptional.
Everyone's got their fantasy plan for rebuilding America after eight years of W and if you haven't guessed by now, mine's got to do with mass transit.
Theater owners were banned from selling snacks during the run of Ben Hur, 1959 Best Picture. The movie was deemed to be too much of an artistic event to be denigrated by popcorn and candy.
The curse that trips its way through the branches of a family tree is a great means to get to an
audience's gut. We are, after all, consigned to what we're handed by our forebears.
Liza Minelli wants everyone to know that they her new DVD, Liza's At the Palace, is in stores. The show played on Broadway and won a Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event.
The riveting documentary The Man Who Skied Down Everest trails champion skier Yuichiro Miura and his team as they ascend the world's highest peak, hoping to descend on skis: a virtual suicide mission.
Why does the media who cover Warren Beatty's work assume the topic I care most about with regard to this highly accomplished figure is how many women he slept with? It's insulting, in a way, isn't it?
Cloris Leachman has an autobiography coming out April 7, and inside she tells her life story, complete with bedroom anecdotes.
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As their pitifully unproductive 'William Ayers game' indicates, the Republicans' field of vision for this election is limited to what they can see in their rear-view mirrors.
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