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Feeling a little rebellious? Frustrated with authority? You can't do much better than to spend Saturday night picking fights with Jack Nicholson at the Egyptian Theatre. It's a trifecta of discontent that begins with 1969's "Easy Rider," then 1970's "Five...
Fall offers some interesting opportunities to catch unusual screenings. The 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival screens Wednesday, October 3, 7:30 p.m. at the lovely Avon Theatre Film Center, the non-profit cinema at 272 Bedford Street, Stamford....
Tags: Russia, Stamford, Walter Matthau, Entertainment, Ingmar Bergman
Davy Jones was a promising 18-year-old actor from England when he found himself among the guest performers on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on Feb. 9, 1964 — the same night about 75 million people tuned in to catch the American debut of the Beatles. Like...
Bert Schneider, the iconoclastic producer behind a trio of influential movies — "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" — that captured the rootlessness and discontent of the late 1960s and '70s and became symbols of a new...
24 FramesA look back at the strange, troubled career of Hollywood producer Bert Schneider...
Soundboard Music Blog - Orlando SentinelTMZ is reporting that Jones, who churned out breezy pop hits such as “Last Train to Clarksville” and “I'm a Believer” with the TV-generated rock band the Monkees in the 1960s has died of a heart attack in Martin County, Florida. ...
24 FramesThe Three Stooges, a Gary Cooper double bill and a tribute to Japan’s Studio Ghibli are among the Thanksgiving week film offerings....
Times Staff WriterLaszlo Kovacs, the Hungarian-born cinematographer who found international fame after treating the American landscape as a character in the landmark 1969 movie "Easy Rider," has died. He was 74. Kovacs, a former Budapest film student who arrived in the...
Schickel reviews movies for Time and is a contributing writer to Book Review. He is the author of many books, including the forthcoming "Elia Kazan: A Biography."Arnold Schwarzenegger never wanted to be an actor. He says so on Page 128 of "Fantastic," Laurence Leamer's dully dutiful biography. He wanted to be rich. He wanted to be famous. He wanted to be powerful. He thought he could grope women with impunity,...
Tags: Politics, Book, Documentary (genre), Elections, H.L. Mencken
Times Staff WriterThe independent drama "XX/XY" opens with the sort of hot stuff for which Penthouse Forum and French movies were invented. After crashing a party, a fledgling animator named Coles (Mark Ruffalo) lands in bed with two of Sarah Lawrence's finest. The...
Special to the Tribune2 stars (out of 4) Despite some promising ingredients, "No Good Deed" — which is based on hard-boiler Dashiell Hammett's short story "The House on Turk Street" and stars Samuel L. Jackson as gumshoe to Stellan Skarsgard's bad guy — is in severe want of...
FOR THE TIMESFriday February 21, 1997 Since their initial, countercultural collaboration--writing The Monkees' movie "Head"--Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson have certainly gone down different paths. But their occasional associations have composed a mini-ouevre...
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