| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Still wondering what to get your theater-obsessed nearest and dearest? Theater critic Charles McNulty shares his gift ideas for those with the right kind of histrionic nature.
"Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" (W.W....
| Oct 22, 2014
It's hard to keep up with Marshall Turkin.
At 88, the well-known director, musician and composer maintains a full musical schedule again this season.
So it's no surprise that Lynn University has added a second performance of "The Music & Times of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty."
She was as she described it "struck by the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:16 AM
When Mike Korte sets his mind to something, he'll do whatever it takes to achieve the goal. And if it means he ends up surrounded by a throng of admiring women, well that's a sacrifice he's willing to make.
Korte was an aimless 13-year-old, admittedly...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened.
"He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's all in the name.
Columbia Pictures, which celebrates its 90th anniversary on Jan. 10, began life in 1920 as the C.B.C. Sales Film Corp. Founded by Harry and Jack Cohn and Joe Brandt, the company churned out low-budget shorts, westerns and comedies....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Writer Budd Schulberg isn't around to see it, but Wednesday, on his 100th birthday, he landed a new Hollywood deal. Schulberg, who died at 95 in 2009, was the son of a Hollywood film producer who first made his mark with the bestselling, iconic...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:56 AM
You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll say goodbye. A beloved sitcom's finale starts the TV week.
After nine seasons, Ted finally concludes his story on “How I Met Your Mother.”
He won’t have an audience to rival the “Friends”...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Clint Eastwood had a "make my day" attitude about Hollywood agents, including his own representative, Leonard Hirshan.
"If he didn't return a call, he would have been history!" the screen tough guy said this week. But then Eastwood laughed and said,...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Eva Marie Saint won a supporting actress Oscar for her luminous film debut as Marlon Brando's character's girlfriend in Elia Kazan's landmark 1954 drama, "On the Waterfront." And she's given memorable turns with Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's 1959...