Story | Dec 4, 2014
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Story | Jan 15, 2015 | 10:48 PMIt's generally acknowledged that Preston Sturges — the first major Hollywood screenwriter to ascend to the director's chair — was on an extraordinary creative roll from 1940 to 1944. During this period he made eight features for Paramount: five masterpieces, two good, and one (“The Great Moment”) so strange it defies labeling. The third of the masterpieces was “The Palm Beach Story,” a raucous screwball comedy with some of the sliest sexual innuendo to make it past the moral watchdogs.
Story | Oct 30, 2014 | 12:30 PM
Whenever you chuckle at a funny ad spot, think of Stan Freberg, the spirit-genius behind it. The multi-hyphenate, who prefers the simple label "satirist," literally changed the state of multimedia through 70 distinguished years in animation, radio,...
Story | Oct 15, 2014 | 8:06 PM
Column | Aug 12, 2014 | 5:30 AM