Wednesday Jul 23
Stars and Stripes
Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the soundtrack, and the song, sung by Kay, fused with the image of actors Hopper and Peter Fonda to create a counterculture landmark.
Soderbergh's 'The Limey' Is Better Than Bronson's 'Death Wish'
Directed by Michael Winner in 1974, " Death Wish " is about a successful liberal New York architect turning to vigilantism as a way to work through his grief after his wife is raped and murdered by home-invading street thugs.
On this Day in Movie History, July 5, 1928: Warren Oats born
Best known for his performances in several films directed by Sam Peckinpah including The Wild Bunch and Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia .
Hollywood Docket: Peter Fonda Withdraws Lawsuit Against Dolce & Gabbana
A roundup of entertainment law news including Tippi Hedren's lawsuit against insurers, a win for Sony Music down under, and the guy who didn't get lines in "Scary Movie 5." Peter Fonda has dismissed a lawsuit against Dolce & Gabbana and Nordstrom that alleged the fashion house depicted his image on Easy Rider shirts without his permission.
From 'Easy Rider' to 'Tammy,' 13 Memorable Road Trip Movies
With Melissa McCarthy's "Tammy" hitting theaters, THR takes a look at some of the most memorable road trip movies through the years.