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2008
Oct
31
 
 
Politics and entertainment meet in two must-see ways this weekend. Watergate becomes a Hollywood drama, and Arab musicians cross cultural boundaries to join forces with American rockers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
30
 
 
Fright flicks and creepy comedy are all over the tube for Halloween... Young Frankenstein. Phantom of the Paradise...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
27
 
 
The way politics is today, the way world conflicts are evolving, the way we take everything so seeeriously, there's something to be said for finding ways to make your salient point with humor...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
26
 
 
The movies' original frightmeisters strut their stuff tonight on Turner Classic Movies. And 80 years later, it still holds up...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
23
 
 
So many channels, so little capacity. That's why many cable systems still aren't offering channels that have been around for awhile. Like 'Boomerang', the "classic" Cartoon Network spinoff that's been around since 2000, yet still reaches relatively few cable homes...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
22
 
 
Is there nothing that cannot be somehow politicized in this wacky presidential election year? Could we please stop treating momentous current events like some handy celebreality/amusement/promotional platform?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
21
 
 
Look up "weird" in the dictionary, and you might well find the 1962 flick The World's Greatest Sinner, a bizarre odyssey of anointedness in rock music, religion and politics that unreels Friday night...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
17
 
 
One more Paul Newman post, and I'm done. (For now, anyhow.) The late actor won Oscars, made millions for charity, and did much more to be remembered for. But I'm willing to wager he'll live longest in fans' hearts for one performance that snooty cineastes might be too inclined to discount...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
15
 
 
James Cagney has always been my favorite actor, but it took Orson Welles to explain why. Hearing the auteur admire him in the 1988 profile With Orson Welles: Stories from a Life in Film, I finally understood Cagney's visceral appeal in cerebral terms...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2008
Oct
13
 
 
If only David Alan Grier had been on the case on-air for weeks already. But maybe it's best he waited till now to unleash his new Comedy Central lampoon Chocolate News...