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Karl Malden

Tennessee Williams Remembered at the 92nd Street Y

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In the midst of the Oscar season tumult, it is reassuring to think of our most poetic and prolific American playwright Tennessee Williams as the autho...

Remembering Jennifer Jones and A Perfect Afternoon at the Movies

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Jennifer Jones always defied easy analysis, so much the better for us to simply surrender to her films themselves.

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

The Centennial of Elia Kazan

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today marks the centennial of director Elia Kazan's birth, and doubtless Hollywood will soon be giving us souped-up special editions of his finest film work, if they haven't already.

Big Brother 11: Meet the Fockers

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The voyeurism-fest Big Brother has lowered its rock-bottom contestant standards into the lowest depths of Hell in search of ever-more-intellectually-challenged narcissists to fill the Big Brother House.

Why Read When You Can Watch?

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

What did I learn from my 3 week media experiment? It's easier to zone out in front of a glowing rectangle than engage in reading.

Karl Malden Dies At 97 - The Loss Of An Actor

The Guardian | Helen Pidd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The American actor Karl Malden, best known for his roles in films such as A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront, died yesterday at the age of...

Karl Malden Dead At 97

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Karl Malden, the Academy Award-winning actor whose intelligent characterizations on stage, screen and television made him a star d...

Black Malden Moan: 'Baby Doll'

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

With the great titan of acting and frequent genius Karl Malden passing, I'm posting about one of my favorite Malden movies and performances -- Baby Doll.

So Long, Mr. Malden...

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we celebrate the Fourth, we should think of you, since you represented all the best possibilities of being American : a young immigrant, full of promise, who found identity and success in the new world.

We All Killed Karl Malden.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Karl was The Greatest Actor of All Time, The King of Perp. How many of us spent our childhoods watching Karl get his heart broken by Blanche DuBois, and then playing a succession of crusading urban priests and hard-bitten cops?

On His Birthday, Taking The Measure Of Brando

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

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.

"The Streets Of San Francisco" Remake Being Developed By CBS

The Hollywood Reporter | Nellie Andreeva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Steve Keller and Mike Stone are back on "The Streets of San Francisco." CBS is developing a contemporary remake of the classic 1970s cop series that ...

"You're About to Witness A Crime."

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

Workers and savers end up footing the bill for Wall Street's bonuses and Fed-crimes against the dollar.