Roberta Haynes Dies: ‘Return To Paradise’, ‘The Nebraskan’ Actress Was 91

Roberta Haynes Dies: ‘Return To Paradise’, ‘The Nebraskan’ Actress Was 91 Actress Roberta Haynes died Thursday in her home in Delray Beach. She was 91. Haynes is known for her role opposite Gary Cooper in the 1953 Mark Robson-directed film Return to Paradise where she ...

Happy Birthday Lee Marvin! Here Are His Ten Best Films

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom Stockman Born 94 years ago today, Lee Marvin rose through the ranks of movie stardom as a character actor, delivering mostly villainous supporting turns in ...

Rolling Stone's Top 100 TV show: Three mistakes and three oversights

Rolling Stone's Top 100 TV show: Three mistakes and three oversights Rolling Stone just issued their list of the 'Top 100 Television Shows of All Time.' The rankings, which came from a survey of actors, writers, critics, and producers, includes all the shows you’d ...

Lee Marvin Died 29 Years Ago Today – Here Are His Ten Best Films

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom Stockman Lee Marvin rose through the ranks of movie stardom as a character actor, delivering mostly villainous supporting turns in many films before finally ...

The Naked Gun's timeless buffoonery

We take a look back at 1988's The Naked Gun, its timeless brand of comedy, and Leslie Nielsen's superb performance... Detective Frank Drebin's outside his Los Angeles police precinct, squeezing off ...

The Precedent for an Eddie Redmayne or Michael Keaton Oscar Win

By Anjelica Oswald Managing Editor With Michael Keaton winning the Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy and Eddie Redmayne winning for best actor in a drama, both men continue ...

It’s Not TV: HBO, The Company That Changed Television: The Wasteland

The Wasteland: Television is a gold goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Lee Loevinger When people argue over the quality of ...

Lee Marvin: rising above the reputation

He was a drunk, on-screen and off, and starred in the most violent films of his age. But, first and foremost, he was a fantastic actor This week's re-release of John Boorman's magnificent 1967 ...

R.I.P. Don Medford

Prolific television director Don Medford, who is perhaps best known for the two-episode finale of the 1960s drama The Fugitive, died December 12 at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Los ...

Top Ten Tuesday – The Best of Lee Marvin

Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom Stockman We’re celebrating one of Hollywood’s great tough guys and one of our favorite actors September 6th at The Way Out Club in St. Louis with Super-8 Lee ...

Parody heaven: 11 spoof movies to treasure

With the prevalence of the likes of the continuing Scary Movie franchise (yes, more instalments are in the pipeline) you might be forgiven for thinking the art of a good parody died with Leslie ...

Leslie Nielsen of ‘Airplane!,’ ‘The Naked Gun’ is Dead at 84

Chicago – One of the funniest lines Leslie Nielsen ever uttered wasn’t in one of his spoofs. In his role as doomed Captain Harrison in ‘The Poseidon Adventure,’ Nielsen is facing the huge wave that ...

Lee Marvin's "M Squad"- The Complete Series Comes To DVD

The latest is the seemingly endless string of irresistible DVD collections comes from the good folks at Timeless Video, who have distinguished themselves with some first-class releases of vintage TV ...

M Squad: The Complete Series

In format, the '50s cop drama M Squad was more or less a clone of its long-running predecessor Dragnet, only set in Chicago instead of Los Angeles. Over the course of each 25-minute episode, dogged ...