Fringe has never exactly done things the easy way. Having begun life, to all appearances, as a kind of early-X-Files anthology show about weird occurrences, the show got steadily more ambitious, involved and challenging–parallel …
I discovered what a really good actor my father, Gary Cooper, was on the set of High Noon, when I watched the filming of the movie’s memorable wedding scene. We did not visit my father at work often. He found it distracting to …
Spoiler alert! Could the next Batman be even darker?
All we want for ‘Idol’ is you
And songwriter Michael Angelakos brings to mind Brian Wilson
The studio already pulled the trailer from theaters over concerns of a scene featuring a movie-theater shooting. Now that scene may hit the cutting room floor
I’m traveling today and didn’t have time to do a longer review in advance of Vito, HBO’s documentary about the film scholar and gay rights activist Vito Russo, but I highly recommend it to anyone interest in pop culture, in civil …
That’s what I Kal-El a trailer
The Television Critics Association summer press tour in LA began over the weekend, two weeks of presentations, panel interviews, screenings and schmoozing with the makers and stars of new and returning fall TV shows.
One word: Phew.
SPOILER ALERT: Before you read this post, fix yourself some hot water with a slice of lemon and watch last night’s Breaking Bad.
“Corporate security.” “What’s that? Guarding the special sauce?”
In a manner of speaking, yes.
An outrage that mimics the mayhem in The Dark Knight Rises renews the debate on the link between violence in movies and in real life
A few thoughts on the massacre in Aurora:
This atrocity would be horrible in any circumstances. What makes it even more heartbreaking is where it happened: opening night of the summer’s biggest movie, one of the few joyous, communal gatherings left in our society. Knowing that everyone in that theater, adults and kids, went in feeling …