| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Twenty-five years ago, a summer release from a costume designer-turned-director was moving the needle on vampire movies, forever altering how ......
| May 21, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The PIAA Track & Field Championships are Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. Here are how the local athletes are seeded, based on their performances at last week’s district events, along with the top...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The TCM Classic Film Festival announced its final lineup Wednesday, including last-minute additions such as a screening of the Cole Porter musical "High Society" (1956) poolside at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, appearances by filmmakers Mel Brooks and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:32 AM
After a run of the best of the '80s, Lighthouse Tavern's music selection hit its nadir with Eddie Murphy's "Party all the Time." Most bartenders would have quickly pushed 'skip,' but not mine, who pumped up the volume — and, when asked if the singer...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Grew up in Holliston, Massachusetts and graduated from Hofstra University in New York. First job out of college was producing and directing local cable commercials in the Boston area. His first feature film was the comedy Coffee & Donuts,...
| Oct 28, 2012
It was 150 years after his patent went into effect, but John Landis Mason's glass jars with seal-tight lids experienced a renaissance in 2008 — although it wasn't for the use he'd originally intended. Instead of pickling vegetables or preserving...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:01 PM
New Haven Free Public Library has the right attitude about Christmas-season capitalist impulses: make merry with them.
The library sent around an email titled “Economic Policy Explored in Films at New Haven Public Library. The missive begins:...
| Dec 16, 2012
Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
| Dec 16, 2012
Deborah Nadoolman Landis has worked as a costume designer on more than 20 films over the last 40 years. Along the way, she has created several looks that have crossed into popular culture and become fashion trends. Here are a few anecdotes, in her own...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:18 PM
At the end of “Return of the Jedi,” the light saber duel ends badly for Darth Vader when his own son slices his hand off. The appendage, still gripping Vader's weapon, tumbles freely through the Death Star's bowels, onward through the space...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
"National Lampoon's Animal House," the 1978 comedy that put toga parties in the mainstream, is coming to Broadway in a new musical stage version, with a score by the band the Barenaked Ladies....