Movie-star gazing Catch a flick at one of NYC's outdoor summer movie fests
By KYLE SMITH NEW York's cheapest date is back, and best of all, you can also pass it off as "romantic"! All over the city , New York's outdoor film festivals, most of which are free, are gearing up.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Characters raise awareness, but reality is different
Lodi Unified autism specialist Karen Honkala said that when many Americans think of autism, the most common reaction is for them to pull a quote or a memory from the 1988 Hollywood film "Rain Man," which starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman as the Babbitt brothers.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Wag the Syrian Dog
"Wag the Dog" is a political strategy in which a national leader starts a military operation to divert negative attention away from himself.
The Salinas Californian
Mike Hughes: 'True Blood' rises again in the Bayou
TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: "Zero Hour" return, 8 and 9 p.m., ABC. This started with all the advantages -- a popular star ... a slick, movie-style look ... and an epic plot that's a little like "The Da Vinci Code," only with Catholic clerics being heroic.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
New DVDs for release June 18
What can go wrong? How about everything? Wild-night-out, rite-of-passage comedy from the writers of "The Hangover."
HBO documentary puts the spotlight on casting directors
The new HBO documentary "Casting By" will hold a red carpet premiere screening at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival on June 15. Putting the spotlight on filmmaking's unsung hero - the casting director - the documentary takes audiences on a fast-paced journey through the last half century of Hollywood history from the casting perspective.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Driver's Seat - The advent of all things plastic
A famous scene in the 1967 movie 'The Graduate' shows a well-meaning older friend advising the recent college graduate Ben of a career path to follow.
The Fresno Bee
Movies with corporate America in starring roles
Over the years, corporate America has appeared in numerous movies. In some cases, characters work for real-life companies.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Dustin Hoffman takes the directors seat for Quartet
There's no question that Dustin Hoffman has established himself as one of the greats over the years, but unlike most in Hollywood he had never set foot behind the camera to direct with the exception of an uncredited turn on Straight Time.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Julianne Moore flexes her comedic muscles in 'The English Teacher'
Some of my favorite films of all time have been hilarious comedies with a dramatic tone.
Fri May 31, 2013
Fired Fox News producer tells all
Fox News Channel prez Roger Ailes has blacklisted guests from ever appearing on his channel if they offended him, including the news site Politico.com and all its reporters.
Mon May 27, 2013
BPA Exposure In The Womb May Cause Enduring Brain Development Issues In Children
Researchers from Columbia University found that when pregnant mice were exposed to BPA, it had long-lasting effects on the mice's offspring, leading them to believe the same could be true of humans.
Fri May 24, 2013
Babe . Marathon Man is a 1976 suspense/thriller film directed by John Schlesinger.
Tue May 21, 2013
Dustin Hoffman On Father's Rights
Kramer vs. Kramer was far ahead of its time. In the 1979 film, Dustin Hoffman's character, Ted, made a case for custody of his son, asking: "What law is it that says a woman is a better parent simply by virtue of her sex? What is it that makes somebody a good parent? a it has to do with consistency; it has to with patience; it has to do with ... (more)