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All About Eve

Bringing Bette Davis Back

Sheril Antonio | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Sheril Antonio

It always surprises me to think about just how much she contributed to an era of filmmaking -- gracing screens large and small from the 1930s to the 1980s.

A Playlist Without Borders: A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma, Plus Chatting with Steve Nieve, The Mission's Wayne Hussey and 3OH!3's Nathaniel Motte

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What was interesting is that it's not just the smartest person, the most virtuosic person, the most talented person; it's more like that mixed with great generosity and compassion and sharing, so a system of values kind of emerged. Those values are what actually makes this group kind of stick together."

10 Black & White Movies for People Who Won't Watch Black & White Movies

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If I could get all those black and white haters out there to watch just ten titles -- movies that constituted absolutely essential viewing -- which would they be?

Elizabeth Taylor -- Not Quite the Last One

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

"The last of Hollywood's golden era" is the way so many broadcast and cable obituaries described the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. But alas, there are at least five stars from that era who are probably saying to themselves," What am I, chopped liver?"

Blackberries Off: Ten Essential Movies For Easily Distracted Twenty-Somethings

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

What if we only had a month in which to force our young adult offspring to see ten essential movies before they succumbed entirely to short-form digital content? My own personal picks.

Paying Taxes: The Old Patriotism Meets the New Philanthropy

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Don't fight higher taxes, Rich People; pay them. Just tell yourself you're giving it away to a poor relation. After all, Uncle Sam is family.

Mankiewicz Biographer Kenneth Geist on All About Eve (Is Joe)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Like Casablanca (1942), All About Eve (1950) is one of those classic films one can watch over and over again without ever tiring of it.

TCM Classic Film Fest Debuts in NYC With Mankiewicz's All About Eve at the Ziegfeld

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

All About Eve (1950) was screened free to the public at the Ziegfeld Theatre last Tuesday. It kicked off Turner Classic Movies' first-ever classic film festival here in New York City.

The Alarming Decline Of Expressive Language, In Life and On Film

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Even as today's high school and college students are pushed harder in school, they cannot write an essay or use descriptive language nearly as fluently as their parents and grandparents could.

Add All About Steve to the List of Punful Movie Titles

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

I've assembled a list of movies that showcase lead characters names in the titles in both odd and clever pun-driven ways. Some of these may have been obvious to you, other puns might be so bad that you'll only realize them now.

The Bigger Star By Farr: Bette Davis or Joan Crawford?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Who was the bigger star -- Bette Davis or Joan Crawford? Maybe reviewing some highlights of their respective careers can help resolve this thorny question.

The Lure of Strong Women

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over the years, movies built on strong female characters have consistently entertained and inspired us. Instinctively, we root for these characters as we do for all non-conformists.