14 hrs ago
Silent Hills Swedish radio broadcast hints at aliens
The playable teaser for Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills offers a hint at the game's premise: aliens.
16 hrs ago
(left to right) Noemi Berkowitz, Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord, Dante Belletti
Noemi Berkowitz , Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord and Dante Belletti star in Stanford Repertory Theater's version of Orson Welles' radio drama "War of the Worlds," which shocked listeners in 1938.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Links of Note
Sartre argued that it was not cinema and Borges said it was tedious. * Thony Christie, Galileo, Foscarini, The Catholic Church, and heliocentricity in 1615 Part 1 - the occurrences: A Rough Guide .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Steven Richman revives Henry Mancini's effort to bring jazz to American TV
In the fall of 1958, television in the United States made a bold move into the genre of film noir .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
War of the Worlds at Stanford
Stanford Repertory Theater 's War of the Worlds is a playful mastery of the ideas of reality and performativity, realism and illusionism juxtaposed with the amazing talents of the Stanford Theater and Performance department.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Fire engulfs part of base of New Jersey bridge
The fire is located on the base of a bridge support for the span that connects Newark and Jersey City.
Palo Alto Weekly
Worth a Look
"When I Am Gone" is part of the exhibition by Dana Harel at Palo Alto Art Center.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
1939 Retro Hugo Award
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION : The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick, directed by Orson Welles A special Committee Award, decided by the Loncon 3 committee rather than being voted on by the membership, was awarded to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in recognition of the first published appearance of Superman.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Media Blitz: Amazon's Jeff Bezos: A 21st Century Citizen Kane
With print journalism struggling to remain relevant and profitable in the digital age, the Washington Post stands as one of the industry's great hopes.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Cinema Blend News
Nebraska To Be Shown In Color, Despite Alexander Payne's Best Wishes
In his later years, filmmaker Orson Welles bore witness to an atrocity he probably saw as the most denigrating compromise between art and commerce.
Drunk History Revisits Citizen Kane with Jack Black and John Lithgow
Tonight on Drunk History , show creator Derek Waters will be looking incredibly debonair as screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz-alongside Jack Black as Orson Welles and John Lithgow as the real-life Charles Foster Kane, William Randolph Hearst-as comedian Steve Berg tells the story of Citizen Kane .
Spend a hour with Orson Welles and his two horrifying radio shows
Go back in time and listen to some classic radio shows with the great actor himself, Orson Welles.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Mountain View Voice
A whale of a show
For any fan of the great, late director and playwright Orson Welles or for those who are only familiar with his films, Stanford Repertory Theatre's production of "Moby Dick -- Rehearsed" offers a rare chance to view his theatrical genius in full.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Dolores del Rio
In photographs, Mexican movie star DOLORES DEL RA O is not the passive object of your gaze - her eyes assault and challenge you, transmute you.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Would Spielberg Approve of His Classics Being Remade?
Who could imagine Steven Spielberg giving the okay for JAWS or E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to be remade? Much less him giving these films positive feedback after such films were released.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
A FRiday night movie - "The Stranger"
Excellent 1946 Thriller/Noir featuring Edward G. Robinson as a Nazi hunter whose investigations bring him to a small town in Connecticut.
Repertory Theater in throes of whale hunt, preparing for aliens
Perhaps it was Orson Welles' fascination with magic as a youth that inspired him to turn a 200,000-word novel into a 90-minute play.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Vienna really is the espionage capital of the world
Orson Welles as black marketer Harry Lime in this photo from the 1949 spy thriller set in Vienna, 'The Third Man'.
Watch The 'Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda' Trailer IMMEDIATELY, Internet
Forget " Citizen Kane ," there's a new Hollywood gold standard for cinematic achievement and it is clearly Syfy's latest movie masterpiece, " Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Film reviews - The Lady from Shanghai; Branded to Kill
Black-and-white movies are flying out from the past like moths from the curtains.