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  • Movie secrets are there, in the script!

    Movie secrets are there, in the script!
    You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using guerrilla tactics and inferior weaponry. Oh, there's more here, but...
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights.

    Around Town: Marvel legend Stan Lee hosts 'Avengers' screening

    Marvel Comics' guru Stan Lee will be honored with the Ronald Reagan Foundation "Great Communicator" Award and will host a screening of "The Avengers," which is opening theatrically this weekend, at the Catalina Film Festival. The festival, which runs...

    Friday's TV Highlights: Werewolf?

    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies BAD MOON RISING: A man (Joshua Malina) claims to be a werewolf and seeks help from Shawn and Gus,...

    Kirk Douglas’ OTHER son wants to remake “Seven Days in May”

    Peter Douglas has tied up the rights to a handful of superior thrillers from the 1960s, the works of John Frankenheimer, and plans to remake them through his production company, reports. Not sure how likely this is to ever come to fruition,...