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Hollywood's Glorious Bad Boy: A Tribute to Dennis Hopper

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

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 Hard-Won Legacy of Gene Hackman

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

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.

Expand the Madness

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

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.

Money for Mass Transit Is Precious

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

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.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Oscars

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

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.

ReelzChannel: Family Be Damned - Top 10 Cursed Movie Characters

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

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 Minnelli: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

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.

Top Winter Sports Movies: A Sampling

John Farr | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

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.

Missing The Mark On Warren Beatty

John Farr | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

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 Tells Of "Epic" Sex With Gene Hackman

NY Post, Amazon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Cloris Leachman has an autobiography coming out April 7, and inside she tells her life story, complete with bedroom anecdotes. They NY Post got a p...

Crossroads of America

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

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.