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Don't Miss The Opera In The Pit

Daron Hagen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Daron Hagen

The next time you attend the opera, as the lights dim and the orchestra strikes up, why not determine to devote that evening an extra measure of attention to the opera going on in the pit?

Interview: Griffin Dunne and The Discoverers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since someone offered Griffin Dunne the chance to be the star of a movie. Or at least one that he wanted to star in. So when Justin Schwarz approached him with The Discoverers, Dunne was ready to say yes -- and is glad he did.

Patton Oswalt's Relationship With Lucasfilm

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

Patton Oswalt is one of the most interesting actors working today. So interesting, in fact, that I jumped at the chance to interview Oswalt for his bl...

5 Movie Characters That Freaked Me Out as a Kid

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.18.2012 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

Halloween isn't anywhere in sight, but that doesn't matter because I've decided to reflect on the movie characters that traumatized me as a child and caused a few issues and fears.

Meet The Horror Movie Godfather

Moviefone | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

Horror fans are a passionate and loyal fanbase. They know their movie history and they love to champion new voices who breathe life into the thrilling...

Science Fiction Double Feature: District 9 pops, Time Traveler's Wife flops

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

What we're seeing with movies such as these is not the literal manifestation of remakes, but a sort of cinematic cannibalism, rather than invention.

2,000+ Words for the 2,000 Year Old Man: Mel Brooks Is Saluted by the Academy

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Cloris Leachman aptly put it, "There is much that is serious about Mel Brooks. Inside that rapid-fire humor machine is a man with deep emotions, with a great capacity to care, and to love."

Q&A: Actor Geena Davis Got an Oscar and Now Makes Accidents Happen

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Davis's startling and starring reappearance makes for a snappy and sharp-witted comeback. She plays the maternal head of a decidedly distraught and traumatized suburban family.

Should President Obama Be More Optimistic?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If Obama is truly committed to change, being more optimistic may not help him in that effort. Americans voted for Obama because they were acutely aware of the problems the country faces.

The Lords of The Fly

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The production contained some pre-requisites for the medium -- a tragic storyline that centered around love, sex and three principles, making it a theoretical candidate for an operatic treatment.

Culture Zohn: Be Afraid, Be Very, Very Afraid!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-09-05-20080905BrundleVeronica3_pull.jpg David Cronenberg and Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore have gotten together to reconceive The Fly for the LA Opera.