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More Intriguing Factoids From the Sci-Fi/Horror/Mystery Genre!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Herman Brix's injured shoulder made Johnny Weismuller a star! Color suddenly materialized in several black-and-white films! Blake Edwards was uncredited in 17 of his first 19 acting film roles!

Frightway to Stardom (Part III)

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Robert Duvall as a human transmogrified into an alien being! Clint Eastwood as a pilot who battled a titanic mutated tarantula! Blake Edwards as the ...

First Nighter: Emilia Clarke Does Holly Golightly in Stage Breakfast at Tiffany's

David Finkle | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In the new production of Capote's adored Breakfast at Tiffany's at the Cort, Emilia Clarke, of Game of Thrones, is no long and skinny drink of water, but she's undeniably darkly beautiful.

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

Cult's Robert Knepper on Method, Prison Break, and Unleashing the Dark Side

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Knepper doesn't pull any punches. He's an intense guy with great stories, strong opinions and not a hint of the malevolence many expect from the man who channeled T-Bag with such brutal realism from 2005 to 2009.

Sad Men: Jack Lemmon and Days of Wine and Roses

Kim Morgan | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

The late, great Jack Lemmon's birthday is February 8th which led me back to one of his finest performances -- Days of Wine and Roses. Watch it for the first time or watch it again. Rest in Peace, Jack Lemmon.

Julie Andrews Sure Does Love Pantsuits

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

Whenever we watch Julie Andrews spin around the Austrian countryside and belt out "The Hills Are Alive" in the 1965 musical film "The Sound of Music,"...

This Is Your Life

George Heymont | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Aspiring writers are often encouraged to "write what you know." But when dramatists and screenwriters reach a certain level of success, they sometimes opt to vent their professional frustrations in a creative work that bears an uncanny resemblance to their personal lives.

Julie Andrews Adds To 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Debate

Moviefone | Michael Hogan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

The question of whether Holly Golightly -- the irresistibly unattainable city girl played by Audrey Hepburn in 1961's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' -- was ...

Breakfast at Tiffany's Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Academy

Jay Weston | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

After the filming of Breakfast at Tiffany's ended, they previewed the movie in San Francisco and a top executive at Paramount barked at the assembled filmmakers, "That f--king song, 'Moon River,' has got to go."

IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Iconic Arts Figures Who Passed in 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Whether cut short or lived to the fullest, the end of the calendar year provides a somber moment of reflection to honor the lives of artists who've pa...

Blake Edwards Was the Real Deal for Operation USA

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Unlike the "watch me" generation of celebrity activists and philanthropists, Blake preferred the occasional intervention -- ones which had enduring effect.

'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Director Dies

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When Julie Andrews began writing her 2008 autobiography, "Home," her husband Blake Edwards had just one piece of advice: "Characters make your story."...

The Remarkable Life and Career of Patricia Neal

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

What sets artists apart from stars and competent actors is originality and authenticity. Patricia Neal had these and other rare qualities in spades.

My Valentine to Patricia Neal

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

We all know that rare thing called good character is no prerequisite for a great actress, but Patricia Neal had this quality, in spades. We will not see her like again.

Off the C(H)uff: Sam Wasson Channels Audrey Hepburn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-16-outside.jpg Wasson's small-sized but big-hearted and original book tells how they captured the magic of the new woman in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Finding Fabulous Fun and Freedom on Fifth Avenue at 5 A.M.

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Reading Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. is a magical ride through Hollywood deal-making, star-making, and movie-making.

Ten Films For The Coming Weeks

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Get ready, folks, for the coming blur of forced reunions, work-related functions, and cacophonous Christmas parties.

In a World Starved For Great Comedy, Why Not Revisit Some Stellar Sellers?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Peter Sellers, best known to the world as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau in the "Pink Panther" series, would have turned 84 this month. Wouldn't life be brighter if this comic genius hadn't left us so soon?

The Value Of Milk, and The Best Gay-Themed Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

For me, seeing Milk was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.