3 Video Nasties from Region B

Guest reviewer Lee Broughton covers a trio of grisly horrors. The Toolbox Murders, Blood Harvest and A Cat in the Brain each feature a pop culture icon in a leading role. Hollywood actor Cameron ...

More retirement talk from Quentin Tarantino, discusses his inspiration for The Hateful Eight

A couple of years ago, Quentin Tarantino suggested that he’d hang up his directing gloves after reaching ten films, stating that he didn’t want his filmography to suffer as he became an “old-man ...

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 ...

Three Interesting Tidbits about 'Django Unchained' Plus a New Trailer

What's that? The first 20 trailers for Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained weren't able to convince you to see the movie? Well, never fear, yet another international trailer for the film has arrived ...

Emmy Nominees Dish On Their Favorite TV Shows

Los Angeles (AP) -- Long before Kevin Costner, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks and Nicole Kidman were Emmy nominees, they were kids who loved watching TV."I liked 'Man from Uncle' and 'High ...

Timothy Bottoms: The Hollywood Interview

Timothy Bottoms Gets His Pound Of Flesh By Alex Simon Timothy Bottoms became an overnight sensation at the height of the so-called “Easy Riders and Raging Bulls” era, after landing the leading role ...

Actress Charles Dead At 63

Actress Charles Dead At 63 Actress Annette Charles has passed away at the age of 63. Charles died of complications from lung cancer in Los Angeles on Wednesday. According to TMZ.com, she was diagnosed with the condition just ...

David Dortort obituary

TV writer-producer who created the westerns Bonanza and The High Chaparral With the Hollywood western in decline towards the end of the 1950s, fans of the genre were able to find some satisfaction in ...

'Bonanza' creator dies at 93

'Bonanza' creator dies at 93 David Dortort, who created "Bonanza," the top-rated Western that aired for 14 years on NBC with family values as its centerpiece, died Sept. 5 in his apartment in Westwood. He was 93. "Bonanza" ran ...

David Cameron: the verdict from Wiltshire

David Cameron's interview with Trevor McDonald was much-hyped – but how did it play with ordinary voters far from the Westminster circus? 'I used to watch Bonanza and The High Chaparral" . . . "Does ...

Robert Hoy obituary

Daring American stuntman who often doubled for Tony Curtis and starred in the TV series The High Chaparral Among the many unsung heroes of film history are those individuals who make actors seem more ...

Stuntman Hoy Dies

Stuntman Hoy Dies Famed Hollywood stuntman Bobby Hoy has died. He was 82. Hoy, best known for his adrenaline-fuelled shoots with horses in western movies Bonanza and The High Chaparral, passed away last week after a ...

Starblog: Liner Notes: The West at Rest

Browsing in bookstores, I’ve discovered the closing of the West. I’ve noticed over the years how the racks devoted to paperback Westerns (at least here in the East) have steadily shrunk. Now, in many ...