The Forgotten: Howard Hawks' "Tiger Shark" (1932)

The critical consensus about Howard Hawks' themes and talents strikes me as bang on. The Cahiers critics identified him as a classic auteur, continually exploring characters and situations he had an ...

Jimmy Fallon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cover Rihanna as Barbershop Quintet

Jimmy Fallon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cover Rihanna as Barbershop Quintet Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a skilled lip-syncer, as he proved during his last appearance on The Tonight Show when he squared off against Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Merchant. But the actor is equally ...

Acteurism: Joel McCrea in "Barbary Coast"

In 1935 director Howard Hawks had a reputation for directing fast action films that were shot like screwball comedies. Before the Hays code, he directed Paul Muni as an Al Capone persona for the “most ...

Wbtv's Night of DC Entertainment brings 'Gotham,' 'Flash' and more to Hall H: Live-Blog

Wbtv's Night of DC Entertainment brings 'Gotham,' 'Flash' and more to Hall H: Live-Blog Panel time! We've watched the "Gotham" and "Flash" pilots and seen hints from "Constantine" and "Arrow," including the reveal that Ra's al Ghul will be the Big Bad on Season 3. Geoff Johns is ...

Marvel brings 'Agents of Shield,' 'Agent Carter' & maybe more to Comic-Con: Live-blog

Marvel brings 'Agents of Shield,' 'Agent Carter' & maybe more to Comic-Con: Live-blog It's Marvel TV time at Comic-Con, with an hour-long panel that promises to feature Jeph Loeb plus still-unnamed castmembers from both "Marvel's Agents of Shield" and "Marvel's Agent Carter." The ...

Watch Weezer's Drummer Catch a Frisbee Mid-Song

Watch Weezer's Drummer Catch a Frisbee Mid-Song Drummers catch a lot of flack. Every musician has at least one drummer joke in their back pocket, but we'd like to see some power-hungry lead guitarist do this. At a Weezer concert in St. Augustine, ...

Watch Weezer's Drummer Catch a Frisbee Mid-Song

Watch Weezer's Drummer Catch a Frisbee Mid-Song Drummers catch a lot of flack. Every musician has at least one drummer joke in their back pocket, but we'd like to see some power-hungry lead guitarist do this. At a Weezer concert in St. Augustine, ...

Godzilla, Giant Ants, and Other Monsters - and Mickey Rooney: May '14 at LoC's Packard

Godzilla 1954, Mickey Rooney, Giant Ants, Fascists, and rarely seen ‘Musty Stuffer’: Eclectic Packard Theater movies in May 2014 (photo: ‘Godzilla’) Godzilla 1954, Mickey Rooney, military fascists, ...

The Dark Knight Rises Over Empire

The Dark Knight Rises Over Empire Rejoice, Bat fans! The new issue of Empire, on sale May 31, is jam-packed with exclusive material on The Dark Knight Rises. Behind our two gorgeous, world-exclusive covers lies a 23-page celebration ...

"Spartacus: Vengeance" Recap: "Burn, Baby, Burn"

This week’s edition of Spartacus: Vengeance opens with a reminder of what really brought attention to this series in the first place: the arena. Two men enter. One man leaves. This is Thunderdo—err, ...

Ann Dvorak Pt.5: Jack Warner, I Was An American Spy

Ann Dvorak, Three on a Match publicity shot Ann Dvorak Pt.4: Warner Bros. Co-Stars, Three On A Match, Later Years What about Ann Dvorak's relationship with Warner Bros. boss Jack Warner? I think Jack ...

Ann Dvorak Pt.4: Warner Bros. Co-Stars, Three On A Match

Ann Dvorak, Paul Muni, Dr. Socrates Ann Dvorak Pt.3: Scarface, Warner Bros. Leading Lady, But Never a Star Ann Dvorak played opposite most big names at Warner Bros. in the 1930s. In addition to the ...

Ann Dvorak Pt.3: Scarface, Warner Bros. Leading Lady, But Never a Star

Ann Dvorak, Rudy Vallee, Sweet Music Ann Dvorak Pt.2: Film Career, Private Life Ann Dvorak's best-remembered film is probably the 1932 Scarface, starring Paul Muni, directed by Howard Hawks, produced ...

Ann Dvorak Movie Schedule: Three On A Match, Our Very Own, College Coach

Bette Davis, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Three on a Match Ann Dvorak on TCM Part I: Scarface, I Was An American Spy Another cool Ann Dvorak performance is her drug addict in Mervyn LeRoy's Three on a ...

Charlie Sheen's Detroit disaster: Boos, walk-outs for 'Torpedo of Truth'

Charlie Sheen's Detroit disaster: Boos, walk-outs for 'Torpedo of Truth' First the U.S. automaker recession, and now this. Charlie Sheen unleashed his Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour on the Motor City on Saturday night before a crowd that greeted the actor with an adoring ...