| May 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Ray Harryhausen, the stop-motion animation legend whose work on "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms," "Jason and the Argonauts" and other science fiction and fantasy film classics made him a cult figure who inspired later generations of filmmakers and special-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Dennis Farina, a Chicago police officer turned character actor who cemented his second career playing gangsters, cops and other tough guys in film and TV, died Monday. He was 69.
The actor, perhaps best known in recent years for his stint on the TV...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Hollywood had a hard time saying "no" to Gary Shusett.
In the early 1970s, he co-founded Sherwood Oaks Experimental College, a professional school devoted to the craft of filmmaking, and kept it going for the rest of his life by brandishing a trait...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:05 PM
We're at that point in time when certain futuristic items you may have seen in old sci-fi movies are finally being invented. Everyone has a touch-screen phone or computer, cars drive and park themselves, and now, there are robot bartenders.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:10 PM
In one of writer Richard Matheson's last novels, when a radio psychologist complains that the woman his wife had just turned away from their door was "terribly disturbed," his wife retorts, "Aren't we all?"
That question was central in Matheson's...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
E.L. James has clearly turned paper into gold with her runaway bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey."
In its annual tallies of the rich and richer, Forbes puts together lists of the top earners of all kinds: tennis players, models, musicians, comedians...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Though he is famously averse to attending awards shows, Woody Allen will be honored at the 2014 Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The ceremony will take place Jan. 12, 2014.
“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The most quietly terrifying presence in film today belongs to a gray-haired, 64-year-old French actor with a Danish name. If you are familiar with Niels Arestrup's work, you don't need any convincing. If you're not, "You Will Be My Son" is all the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Steven Spielberg will add another prize to his crowded trophy mantle this fall when he receives an award at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
The Oscar-winning director will receive the 2013 Records of Achievement Award in recognition of his...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
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