Monday Mar 3
7 Somerset films that should have won an Oscar
GRAVITY and 12 Years A Slave may have stolen the show at the 86th Academy Awards last night, but what about Somerset's film heritage? Cheddar Reservoir Dogs Mr Blonde, Mr Blue, Mr White, Mr Orange, Mr Brown and Mr Pink try their hand at angling in this charming Quentin Tarantino flick .
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
The 86th annual Academy Awards are tomorrow! Celebrate by viewing...
The 86th annual Academy Awards are tomorrow! Celebrate by viewing iconic photos of Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, and the glamorous stars of Oscar's past The 86th annual Academy Awards are tomorrow so to prepare for the Hollywood glamour and flashing lights, let's celebrate with photos of the Oscar's throughout the years.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Daily Beast
From Here to Eternity' at 60By Allen Barra
Sixty years ago, a film with a now-iconic, steamy beach scene and a smoldering Sinatra stormed the Oscars and cemented itself in Hollywood lore.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Lloyd Webber, Rice lose their touch in London as musicals close early
Two of the biggest names in British musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will close their latest shows early at the end of March, in a blow to the former partners' efforts to succeed separately in London's West End.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Two men kissing? The ban stays
POLICE have smashed a "sophisticated" home steroid drug lab on the Gold Coast and say it is linked to the Mongols FORMER Toowoomba bishop William Morris has declared the Catholic Church was plagued by a culture of not believing child sex abuse victims.
'Forever Burt' film series serves up a dozen of Burt Lancaster's best at the Northwest...
Burt Lancaster stars in "The Swimmer," one of a dozen titles in the Northwest Film Center's retrospective "Forever Burt."
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Sinatra's Domestic Confidant
While Ol' Blue Eyes mingled with mobsters, politicians, and movie stars, his trusted valet was always close by, taking it all in.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Schlegel: Hail (Sid) Caesar
Ten days ago, Sid Caesar, a unique comic genius whose brilliantly executed and amazingly varied characters dominated the 1950s TV hit "Your Show of Shows," died at 91. His death set off glowing front-page obituaries, and tributes from Billy Crystal and Mel Brooks, both crediting Caesar for inspiring their careers.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
JOAN WICKERSHAMPowerful voices, heard anew
I am listening to a recording made 50 years ago in Boston. His voice is lilting, clipped, authoritative, angry.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
the Bootleg Files: the Joker is Wild
Although Frank Sinatra won the Academy Award for "From Here to Eternity" and earned an Oscar nomination for "The Man with the Golden Arm," I would be bold enough to say that his best work in Hollywood can be found in the 1957 feature "The Joker is Wild."
Fri Feb 14, 2014
'31 Days of Oscar' salutes 1955's Best Actor rivals James Dean, Frank Sinatra
The answers can be as varied as the nominees themselves. As the annual "31 Days of Oscar" festival continues on Turner Classic Movies, each night is themed to all the candidates in a certain category in a certain year.
Film Friday: The 26th Oscar Ceremony turns 60, 'From Here To Eternity' wins Best Picture
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the 26th Academy Awards ceremony, which honored the best films from 1953.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Pucker up!: A look back at 100 years of cinematic smooches
But there are times when the line between the two gets a little blurry, and even a little slobbery, because on the big screen, kisses have always represented more than a meeting of the lips.