| Oct 1, 2010
Tony Curtis was a strikingly handsome 23-year-old native New Yorker playing the lead in an off-Broadway production of "Golden Boy" in 1948 when he was spotted by a Universal Pictures talent scout. Sent west for a screen test, he signed a seven-year...
| Aug 19, 2011
Edie Wasserman, who was the widow of Hollywood powerhouse Lew Wasserman and who was known as a tireless benefactor for charitable causes, especially the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. She was 95.
Wasserman died Thursday in Beverly Hills of...
| Dec 12, 2010
Michael Gregg Michaud
Harmony: 410 pp., $25.99
Near the climax of "Rebel Without a Cause," three angst-filled adolescents played by James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo take refuge in an abandoned mansion. As Dean reclines on...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Attention film geeks: These books are for you! And for your loved ones, and for your movie-obsessed cousins and nephews, grandparents and best pals. And for you, if you want to immerse yourself in the world of moving images even when you're nowhere near a...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
LEXINGTON — John Martin Staton, 90, husband of B. Florence Ward Staton, died Fri., Sept. 13, 2013 at Hospice Care Center.
Born Nov. 2, 1922, in Salt Lick, he was a son of the late Edward and Elizabeth Barber Staton. Mr. Staton served in the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Alfred Hitchcock is getting a huge salute from Turner Classic Movies in September, and it's a marvelous chance to study the enduring Hitchcock brand.
Forty-three of his movies will play on Sundays during the month. The tribute includes silents, classics...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 AM
50 years ago
Sonic boom in Petoskey
Detachment 12 of the 10th Radar Bomb Scoring Squadron went into operation at Bay Shore on July 22. During the first week of operations, a number of sub-sonic, simulated bombing attacks were scored. Sonic booms...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Bates Motel on A&E premieres Monday, March 18, at 10pm ET. This modern-day prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s genre-defining film Psycho comes from executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights) and intends to give...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
It's got a nice ring, but don't get too cocky, basketball fans. Granted, you have one of the two best non-sporting sporting events (in which no scoring happens), but you will never touch the first day of the NFL Draft.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren are typically credible as legendary "master of suspense" Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma, in director Sacha Gervasi's docudrama, but the bigger interest is the movie's detailing of the complications - financial and...