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Four decades ago, no one would have guessed that “The Other Side of The Wind” would ever see the light of day, let alone on Netflix. But here we are.
The streaming service takes on the most famous film never to be released.
During this Labor Day week, the traditional start date for fall presidential campaigns, the time is overdue for all Americans to wake up and fully recognize that this is no ordinary election, that one of the candidates represents an unprecedented threat to America, and just how extensive that threat is.
The Allen Brain Observatory in Seattle is studying the rodents to decipher how vision works.
Newt Gingrich's supposed smartness is rather indiscriminate, when examined closely. Newt has what he considers 10 or 12 brilliant ideas each day, which he is in the habit of just tossing out for discussion.
On Vietnam Moratorium Day in 1969, UCLA professor Warren H. Schmidt sat down to do his morning writing. What flowed onto the paper was a parable he called "Is It Always Right to Be Right?" In it, he examined the divisiveness that was tearing our country apart in the sixties.
March 2015 - "Fake news sites claimed that Ringo Starr had admitted that Paul McCartney really did die in 1966, and that
And speaking of animated classics, out ahead of the March 4th release of Zootopia, the El Capitan recently held a week-long
In the early morning hours of February 25th, 1942, wartime Los Angeles flew into a panic as an ominous, saucer-like object flew over the city, touching off a massive anti-aircraft barrage. Despite the intense barrage, however, no aircraft wreckage was ever recovered.
After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.
A quick-witted Colbert, who starred in more than 60 movies and many Broadway plays, held her own opposite Clark Gable, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper, Joseph Cotten, Melvyn Douglas, Henry Fonda, Fredric March, Ray Milland, Spencer Tracy, John Wayne, Orson Welles, Rex Harrison and other leading men.
While I didn't watch all the winning films, I did watch other movies that in my humble opinion, are more current and relevant in their subject matter and themes.
At age eight, during the summer of '69, one of the most comforting sounds I knew was the sound of Mother's manual Royal typewriter.
A good 30 years after his death, the genius that was, is and always will be Orson Welles is finally enjoying the recognition he deserves.
The Mt. Rushmorification of social discourse is destroying any semblance of nuanced, sophisticated analysis. And I'm right there with it, doing what I can to continue the trend.
Two new documentaries show how acting affects different types of personalities. One focuses on an unusual group of Chinese students involved in a musical theatre project in Hong Kong. The other pays tribute to one of the greatest talents (and egos) in the history of film and theatre.
"A chariot can be made that moves at an unimaginable speed without horses," the philosopher Roger Bacon predicted in the