more by M. Faust
The first thing on screen is rolling tread, huge, bigger than any moving vehicle you’ve ever seen, twice the height of a man standing in front of it.
Sick to death of politics? I can’t say that I blame you: These days, who isn’t? But don’t let that put you off from the new production of Frost/Nixon at the Irish Classical Theater.
If you were a regular watcher of Late Night with David Letterman, you’ll remember a recurring segment called “Dave’s Record Collection,” in which Letterman played excerpts from oddities culled from record store bins usually labeled “Miscellaneous.” The actual culler was staff writer...
Was 1979 one of the great years for American movies? Judge for yourself starting this week as the North Park theatre begins a new series commemorating the 40th anniversary of that year.
RIP Dick Miller, one of the last of the great character actors: you may not know the name, but you know the face from nearly 200 movies, including just about every movie Roger Corman ever made. Media obituaries will tell you his best known role was as Murray Futterman in Gremlins.
In India, they were known as “Jaadya Aani Radya” (“Stout and Worrywart”). The Danes called them “Gøg og Gokke” (“Wacky and Pompous”). They were equally beloved in Poland as “Flip and Flap” and in Germany as “Dick und Doof” (“Chubby and Dumb”).