| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Before Francis Ford Coppola shot “The Godfather,” he gathered his cast for a meal during which the actors all reflexively […]...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart," "Out of the Furnace") will direct a feature film about the members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighter crew who perished in last year's Yarnell Hill wildfire in Prescott, Az.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura (the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
If you'd like a chance to chat with acting legend Al Pacino, you can do so but for one night only as he brings his one-man show to Las Vegas.
Pacino, who won an Oscar for his performance as a blind man in "Scent of a Woman," will appear Aug. 16 at the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
Wallach, who received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth installment of Michael Bay's $2.6-billion blue-chip franchise about a race of super robot freedom fighters that wear codpieces (to hide the junk under their trunk) and appear fundamentally incapable of not...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The Lord of the Rings" and "Mad Max" films will be adapted into two new mobile games that Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Kabam will co-publish.
WBIE and Kabam already have scored with the hit mobile game "The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
"The Godfather": The Francis Ford Coppola-directed classic is stuffed with more eminently quotable lines than a Sicilian cannoli. "Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes," "I gonna make him an offer he can't refuse" and "May your first child be a masculine...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Walter Mosley likes to keep himself — and, by the way, his readers — from getting too comfortable. Best known for his best-selling mystery fiction featuring continuing characters Easy Rawlins, Fearless Jones, Socrates Fortlow and Leonid...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Among top J.R.R. Tolkien fans, Oak Park resident Beth Potterveld admits she has shortcomings. Her Elvish — the made-up language at the center of Tolkien's works — is only good enough to cobble together a few sentences, she said.
| May 19, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Whether he was working in color or black and white, cinematographer Gordon Willis conceived the look of a film in gradations. In "The Godfather" trilogy, the Don was shrouded in the shadows of his underworld. In "All the President's Men," reporters...