Feb 26, 2014
The "Dead Poets Society" takeover of America: How memes ate our politics
If there's one memorable scene in "Dead Poets Society," it's the last one. Robin Williams as the disgraced English professor/guru Mr. Keating stands with mournful pride in the door of his classroom while his loyal students, one by one, climb atop their desks, defying social convention and the ineffectual whining of their headmaster in order to bear ... (more)
'I Want You to Meet This Fella, Jack Kennedy': Hollywood Remembers JFK
Angie Dickinson, Norman Lloyd, Richard Sherman and others look back on the 50th anniversary of his assassination; says documentarian D. A. Pennebaker, "He never told me to stop filming him, ever."
He died later at a hospital of a pulmonary embolism. He was 44. Today's Birthdays: Actor Norman Lloyd is 99. CBS newsman Morley Safer is 82. Singer Bonnie Bramlett is 69. Singer Bonnie Raitt is 64. "Entertainment Tonight" host Mary Hart is 63. Former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner is 61. Actress Alfre Woodard is 61. Singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones ... (more)
The formidable force behind Hitchcock
"They were watching a cut of the film," the actor and producer Norman Lloyd recalled, referring to Ms.
Hooray for Two Very Different Hollywoods
By sheer coincidence, The Hollywood Reporter has its hand in a pair of diametrically opposed celebrations of Tinseltown this week.