| Dec 2, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Famous movie lines, such as Robert De Niro's memorable if menacing bit of dialogue between himself and his mirror from the 1976 film "Taxi Driver," move beyond film geeks to the masses and are commonplace in conversation. Now, a new......
| Aug 23, 2008
To most people, it's just trash: A scrap of dirty blanket visible under some stairs. A glimpse of blue tarp peeking out of a bush. A bag of recyclables parked discreetly behind a concrete column.
But Courtney Kanagi, an outreach worker, has learned how...
| Oct 6, 2008
The birthplace of one of Mexico's most infamous drug cartels looks more and more like its graveyard. Gunmen and associates of the Arellano Felix cartel, rulers of the city's criminal underworld for two decades, are being massacred by the score.
| May 18, 2008
Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:54 AM
Hollywood, as everyone knows, is teeming with liberals of every shape, size, creed and color. Away from work, the legions of Prius-driving actors, filmmakers and studio executives are always busy ardently promoting some desperately important progressive...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 4:32 AM
More than half of respondents to our poll do not believe Roman Polanski deserved to win the Oscar for directing "The Pianist" in 2002. So that suggests that they don't think "The Pianist" is his best movie. OK, so let's back up and ask you: What is...
| Nov 2, 2009
| 9:32 PM
If you've been reading the gloom and doom stories in the press lately, you know that Hollywood is going through its fair share of belt tightening. Unsure about future profits, studios have been cutting back on everything including movie production......
| May 25, 2008
WE think we know Damon Runyon, and we might think we're pretty jaded about him, but a fat new anthology, " 'Guys and Dolls' and Other Writings" (Penguin: 636 pp., $18 paper), introduced by Pete Hamill and edited and annotated by Cornell professor Daniel...
| May 27, 2008
| 12:14 PM
If R. Kelly's mole defense doesn't set him free, the defense clearly hopes the alleged victim's braces can.
Shortly before the lunch break, the defense showed the jury a photo of the alleged victim with orthodontia gear in her mouth. A former family...
| Jul 14, 2008
Fans who pick up the recently announced "The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration," due out from Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 23, are likely to see things in the 1972 Mafia saga and its two sequels they've never noticed before....
| Jul 28, 2008
Bollywood movies from India are known for their over-the-top spectacle and unabashed theatricality combining music, comedy, drama, glamour -- all drenched in outrageous color.
So it's not surprising that the live show featuring stars of Bollywood cinema,...