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4 Gay-Themed Movies You May Not Know, But Should

John Farr | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Gay-themed movies have been gaining traction for years, though some of the finest still don't get the recognition they deserve. Here are several titles new to my list that merit a wider audience.

This Week, Don't Forget the Side Dishes: Giving Thanks For Actor Ed Harris

John Farr | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

This Turkey Day happens to land on a criminally and perennially underappreciated actor's birthday: Ed Harris. Main course or side dish, first billing or second fiddle, Ed Harris is a truly gifted actor deserving of more recognition. So let's give it to him.

The Best Movies About Time Travel, and Why About Time Isn't One of Them

John Farr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Movies that somehow play with the manipulation of time are surprisingly plentiful, as they tap into a fundamental fantasy we all share. It really is not worth trekking out to catch About Time. Here then are a few time-travel films worth staying home for.

Catherine Deneuve at 70 -- Still as Cool as They Come

John Farr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Sure, I'm tough on movies, but sometimes I'm just another gushing, adoring fan. Such is the case with actress Catherine Deneuve, the stunning French actress who turns 70 today. Why do I love her so? Let me count the ways.

The Thin Man and More: The Best William Powell Movies

John Farr | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This actor, who'd earn screen immortality playing detective Nick Charles in 1934's The Thin Man, is someone I'd watch in most anything. What set him apart?

What I Talk About When I Talk About Movies with My Dog

Timothy Braun | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

When I publish my memoir, I'll place an emphasis on story, plot and dogs.

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?

Alec Guinness: So Much More Than Obi Wan Kenobi

John Farr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The term "class act" seems overused at a time when there are fewer examples of it around, but no more apt expression comes to mind. If anybody had the right to be, it was Sir Alec Guinness.

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AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — As Netflix and other video services offer thousands of movies streamed over the Internet, all those choices are creating a dilem...

Gaga May Be Good, "Still Bill" Withers Is Great

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Rosenthal

Still Bill is an extraordinary film about Bill Withers, who was born to a black family in W. Virginia, stuttered until he was 28, made toilets for a living, and then wrote Ain't No Sunshine, Lean on Me and Use Me.

For Father's Day, A Few Cinematic Takes On Being A Dad

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Prior to this Sunday, why not check out some first-rate DVD titles that examine the distinct challenges of fatherhood, and how we either rise to the occasion or, for a host of reasons, fall short.

On Paul McCartney, and the Memories He Made

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

To relive Beatlemania in all its madcap glory, I suggest you sit yourselves down to the following double-feature.

Be Kind, Unwind: 3 Movies You Have To Watch

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

The summer is technically coming to a close, but the nights are still warm and romantic, which makes it the perfect time for a good, old-fashioned mov...