To say that Thomas Haden Church is enthusiastic about his new film, "Max," is an understatement akin to saying the dogs in the movie worked kinda hard.
Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"
As genetically reanimated dinosaurs again run amok in theaters nationwide with this month's box-office-record release of "Jurassic World," I was interested to see the latest Spielberg blockbuster had inspired a faves list from Variety magazine of the "10 Best Monster Movies of All Time."
Patriotism is a hard thing to convey on the screen. One degree too much in either direction, and your film can come off as overtly political or insincere.
While film historians cite the 1944 release of Billy Wilder's "Double Indemnity" as the start of the "film noir" genre, many consider this Jacques Tourneur film in which each element of that genre fell into place. Robert Mitchum is Jeff Bailey, a small-town gas-station attendant whose past comes back to haunt him.