Oct 16, 2012
Pop culture Q&A: Movies in color, 'Harry's Law,' 'John Goldfarb'
Q: What determined which movies in the '40s and '50s were made in color or black-and-white, other than budget factors? A: In brief, it depended on what the filmmakers and the studio thought best for that production.
Shirley MacLaine: the new dame in Downton
Shirley MacLaine is about to join the hit series Downton Abbey. She tells Emma Brockes about money, men and why the cast were too afraid to ask her for Hollywood gossip Shirley MacLaine comes to the door in slippers and a tracksuit, clutching a fistful of hair and looking, at 78, like an only slightly older version of those famous 1960s roles of ... (more)
An American Tradition
With the return of those horny teens from American Pie having recently returned to the Silver Screen some 13 years after we first met them A in their current hit, American Reunion , To be sure, They haven't quite been absent all of that time, as this is the third sequel standard for the genre and it did - as pointed out - spawn three sequels, ; ... (more)
RIP Harry Morgan
Actor Harry Morgan, best known for his roles as officer Bill Gannon in the TV series Dragnet and Colonel Sherman Potter on M*A*S*H , died today at his home in Los Angeles.
Top 5 all-time gridiron flicks
2. "John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!'' - Spoof of college football, Notre Dame-style, and of U.S.-Mideast politics with Peter Ustinov hilarious as football-and-sex-obsessed Fawz, King of Fawzia; Richard Crenna as U.S. pilot "Wrong Way'' Goldfarb.