Stempel's experience on the "Twenty One" game was the basis of Robert Redford's 1994 film, "Quiz Show. He was portrayed by actor John Turturro.
"The Jesus Rolls" actor recalled on "The Late Show" that he had a role in Barack and Michelle Obama's first date.
For those itching to do some good in the world.
"Every boxer is someone's hero." It's a saying that's been hard to attach to Roberto Durán. Most people assume that he is just an infamous Panamanian boxer who walked out on a match against Sugar Ray Leonard, uttering the words, "No Mas (no more)." There's more to him than that controversial moment. This very well acted, entertaining and informative bio film reveals all: Rough childhood, abandonment issues, international champion, infamy, resurgence and hometown hero.
HBO's The Night Of was worth the wait. The eight-part miniseries, which drills deep into the case of a New York man arrested for a murder he's pretty sure he didn't commit, premieres Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.
O Brother, Where Are Thou? hit theatres 15 years ago, on December 22, 2000. And to this day it remains my favorite film. O Brother transcends age, tastes, and even sociopolitical leanings.
The profane, bowling ball-licking, hairnet-wearing maniac fleshed out by Turturro for the 1998 film was based on a real person, according to the actor who received the John Cassavetes Award at the Denver Film Festival on Nov 12.