| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Entertainment attorney Louis C. Blau, who represented directors Stanley Kubrick and Francois Truffaut, Motown founder Berry Gordy and actors including Donald O'Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Walter Matthau, Richard Widmark and Lana Turner, has died. He was 99....
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films will present special awards to Malcolm McDowell, Bryan Fuller, Gregory Nicotero and Marc Cushman at this year's 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
McDowell will be presented with the Life Career Award...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:57 PM
"It remains as outrageously prankish, juvenile, and derisive as ever," writes David Denby in the New Yorker magazine's blog. He's referring to a true monument of 1960s nuclear-paranoid culture, Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove."
Denby is a bit late...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"Godzilla," currently rampaging through cinemas around the world, is the latest movie to resurrect Japan's most fearsome monster creation. The recent Hollywood blockbuster, directed by Gareth Edwards, is also the latest in a distinguished line of movies...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In the twilight years of snail mail, fledgling British copywriter Shaun Usher launched Letters of Note, a blog dedicated to paper correspondence. Despite the obvious irony, the site quickly built a following. Readers connected with the personal written...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Matthew Weiner owes the estate of Stanley Kubrick a few royalties.
“The Monolith,” an episode about technological anxiety that draws both its name and its central metaphor from the enigmatic 1968 sci-fi classic (which was, in turn, based...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:54 PM
In advance of a major offensive on a Pacific island during World War II, disturbingly young Major Robinson (Douglas Dick) is assembling a team to sneak onto the island to prepare crucial maps. When Pvt. Moss (James Edwards), the new topographer, arrives...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
It takes a moment. As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen. It's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment.
Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be.
Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...