Rip Torn Dies: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Emmy Winner & Broadway Veteran Was 88

Rip Torn Dies: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Emmy Winner & Broadway Veteran Was 88 Rip Torn, who played Garry Shandling’s profane, fiercely loyal producer on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, co-starred in the original Men in Black films and was a major star of Broadway and Off Broadway ...

Oscar-winning writer Alvin Sargent, who helped the Marvel Cinematic Universe achieve lift-off with Spidey, dead at 92

Oscar-winning writer Alvin Sargent, who helped the Marvel Cinematic Universe achieve lift-off with Spidey, dead at 92 The current Marvel Cinematic Universe of superhero blockbusters, sequels and spin-offs might not exist if not for screenwriter Alvin Sargent, who is dead from natural causes at age 92 on May 9. The ...

Remembering Alvin Sargent, the Extraordinary Screenwriter Behind ‘Ordinary People’

Remembering Alvin Sargent, the Extraordinary Screenwriter Behind ‘Ordinary People’ How many screenwriters in Hollywood can claim to have written a popular film that connects with a new generation each decade for half a century? Alvin Sargent — who passed away on May 9 at the age of ...

Oscar-winning screenwriter Alvin Sargent passes away

Academy Award winner Alvin Sargent, who wrote films like Paper Moon, Ordinary People and Spider-man sequels of the 2000s, is no more. He died on Thursday, his talent agency Gersh told variety.com. He ...

Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Screenwriter, Dies at 92

Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning ‘Ordinary People’ Screenwriter, Dies at 92 Alvin Sargent, the storied screenwriter best known for his Academy Award-winning script for “Ordinary People” and his Oscar-nominated “Paper Moon,” died Thursday of natural causes in Seattle. He was ...

Lisa Casey in 'Mission: Impossible' TV Show 'Memba Her?!

Lisa Casey in 'Mission: Impossible' TV Show 'Memba Her?! Lynda Day George is best-known for her character, Lisa Casey, in the later seasons of the "Mission: Impossible" TV series in the early '70s, but was also in big shows like "Route 66," "Bonanza" and ...

Bruce Dern Hospitalized With Possible Hip Fracture

Bruce Dern Hospitalized With Possible Hip Fracture Update – Bruce Dern has suffered a possible fractured hip after collapsing while jogging in Los Angeles and has been released after being hospitalized. The news was first reported late Friday ...

Cynthia Nixon, Robert Altman’s ‘Tanner ‘88,’ and Running For Public Office Now & Then

The Democratic primary for Governor of New York is on Thursday, September 13. Based on polls, it appears that incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo will prevail and run for his third term despite the ...

Burt Reynolds Dies: Iconic Star Of ‘Deliverance’, ‘Smokey And The Bandit’ & ‘Boogie Nights’ Was 82

Burt Reynolds Dies: Iconic Star Of ‘Deliverance’, ‘Smokey And The Bandit’ & ‘Boogie Nights’ Was 82 Burt Reynolds, a top Hollywood star of the 1970s whose hits ranged from such classic, easy-going drive-in fare as Smokey and the Bandit to the intense, hunted-men drama Deliverance, died today at the ...

Burt Reynolds, Star of ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ Dies at 82

Burt Reynolds, Star of ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ Dies at 82 Burt Reynolds, one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men during the ’70s and early ’80s in such films as “Deliverance,” “Smokey and the Bandit, “The Longest Yard” and “Semi-Tough,” has died. His rep ...

Harlan Ellison, Provocative Sci-Fi Writer of ‘Star Trek,’ ‘A Boy and His Dog,’ Dies at 84

Harlan Ellison, Provocative Sci-Fi Writer of ‘Star Trek,’ ‘A Boy and His Dog,’ Dies at 84 Speculative-fiction writer Harlan Ellison, who penned short stories, novellas and criticism, contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5” and won a notable ...

Harlan Ellison Dead: Legendary ‘Star Trek’, ‘A Boy And His Dog’ Sci-Fi Writer was 84

Harlan Ellison Dead: Legendary ‘Star Trek’, ‘A Boy And His Dog’ Sci-Fi Writer was 84 Harlan Ellison, one of the world’s foremost science fiction writers, has died at 84. His death was announced by family friend Christine Valada via twitter. Though Ellison was a longtime resident of ...

Joseph Campanella Dies: TV & Film Actor With 200 Credits Over Six Decades Was 92

Joseph Campanella Dies: TV & Film Actor With 200 Credits Over Six Decades Was 92 Joseph Campanella, a prolific character actor whose career on the big and small screens spanned more than a half-century, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks, CA. He was 92. Among his nearly 200 ...

The great British TV chefs' rotating midlife crisis

Leather jackets, motorbikes, younger partners with curious Instagram accounts ... what’s eating our band of ubiquitous fiftysomething telly chefs? “I think I am perpetually in a midlife crisis,” ...

Blood Drive: How Syfy's Grindhouse Road Race Navigated Nip Slips and Roared Off the Starting Line

Blood Drive: How Syfy's Grindhouse Road Race Navigated Nip Slips and Roared Off the Starting Line The hot rods competing in Julian Slink’s Blood Drive may be fueled by the red stuff, but Syfy’s freshman drama is powered by all manner of envelope-pushing perversity. Airing Wednesdays at 10/9c (and ...

Cars 3: Armie Hammer Says Film Goes Back To Original Roots of Cars And Impressions of Jackson Storm and Pixar

Vroom! Vroom! Ka-Ching! Pow! Cars 3 is racing back into theaters nationwide today. In this fun-loving animated film, it features Lightning McQueen who refuses retirement in the races as young ...

'Cars 3' Review: Series Finally Delivers a Movie Deserving of Pixar Name

'Cars 3' Review: Series Finally Delivers a Movie Deserving of Pixar Name When kids – largely, but by no means exclusively, little dudes – lose their minds over the anthropomorphic autos of the animated Cars movies, it's simple math: Wisecracking racecars equals bright, ...

Kathy Griffin's Shows at More Venues Canceled in Aftermath of Trump Beheading Image

Kathy Griffin is still feeling the aftershocks from her pic with a fake bloody Donald Trump head -- 2 more venues have canceled her shows. Griffin's Celebrity Run-In Tour gig at St. George Theatre in ...

Who Is Standing by Kathy Griffin After Her Reviled Trump Photos?

Who Is Standing by Kathy Griffin After Her Reviled Trump Photos? There is certainly no shortage of people who have shared opinions about photos that show Kathy Griffin holding what appears to be President Trump’s decapitated head. But not everyone agrees that she ...

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin as New Year's Eve Co-Host After Controversial Donald Trump Photo

CNN Fires Kathy Griffin as New Year's Eve Co-Host After Controversial Donald Trump Photo Kathy Griffin has been let go by CNN following her photo shoot in which she posed with a bloodied replica of President Donald Trump's head. The 56-year-old comedian has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve ...

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