Even millennials are fans of some of the schlocky horror films of the '30s and '40s, classics like "Dracula," "Frankenstein" and "The Black Cat." Now thanks to UCLA's Film and Television Archive and The Film Detective, an evergreen has been revived for Blu-ray and DVD.
PASADENA, Calif. -- Performer John Michael Higgins harbors a secret acting technique. He perfects his skill by ignoring it.
By Luaine Lee Tribune News Service
Actor Alan Oppenheimer is 87. Actor David Birney is 78. Actor Lee Majors is 78. Hockey Hall of Famer Tony Esposito is 74. Irish nationalist Bernadette Devlin McAliskey is 70. Filmmaker-author Michael Moore is 63. Actress Judy Davis is 62. Actress Valerie Bertinelli is 57.
NEW YORK -- As a vampire slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar learned the value of an old-fashioned wooden stake. As a mom of two children, she's still pretty handy with a good stick -- only this time it's in the kitchen.
By Mark Kennedy Associated Press
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New Prince music is on the way -- unless his family can stop it. "Deliverance," a six-song EP of previously unreleased songs by the late pop star, is scheduled for release Friday, exactly one year after his death from a fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.
By Mikael Wood Los Angeles Times (tns)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Julia Roberts is more than just a "Pretty Woman." People magazine has named her the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for a record fifth time. The magazine announced Roberts' selection on Wednesday.
Alec Baldwin -- whose career and credibility owe much to NBC, producer Lorne Michaels and "Saturday Night Live," a show he has hosted 17 times -- wandered over to CBS' "Late Show" on Tuesday night to promote his new memoir, "Nevertheless.
By Robert Loyd Los Angeles Times (tns)
CHICAGO (TNS) -- Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and punk veterans Jawbreaker will headline Riot Fest when it returns Sept. 15-17 to Chicago's Douglas Park.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Judd Apatow likes nothing more than topping his own joke. The filmmaker is putting together a sequel to his best-selling "Sick in the Head," which featured conversations with Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld and other comedians.
Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is 90. Actor Peter Mark Richman is 90. Singer Bobby Vinton is 82. Denmark's Queen Margrethe II is 77. Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is 70. Former Massachusetts first lady Ann Romney is 68. NFL coach Bill Belichick is 65.
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When I caught up with comedian and "Black-ish" co-star Deon Cole recently, he was in Arlington, Texas, for a stand-up gig. I couldn't hear him clearly at first. "Oh, I'm sorry," he explained, "I got you on speaker because I'm trying to iron my clothes.
By Nina Metz Chicago Tribune
(TNS) -- Like George Orwell's classic dystopian novel "1984," Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" -- a chilling novel about a society called Gilead that takes repression of women to new and terrifying levels -- has found new life.
Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 91. Satirical songwriter and mathematician Tom Lehrer is 89. Naturalist Jim Fowler is 87. Actor Jean-Paul Belmondo is 84. Actress Michael Learned is 78. Country singer Margo Smith is 75. Country singer Hal Ketchum is 64. Actor Dennis Quaid is 63.
(TNS) -- Jack Nicklaus will be the subject of a three-night series called simply "Jack" on the Golf Channel starting today. And while people know of his golfing triumphs, few know about his travails.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is 87. Actor Alan Arkin is 83. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is 82. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is 77. Journalist Bob Woodward is 74. Singer Diana Ross is 73. Actor Johnny Crawford is 71. Rock singer Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) is 69.
NEW YORK -- Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes -- and autism.
By Frazier Moore Associated Press
Mr. T will be pitying the fool, Charo will cuchi-cuchi her way through the waltz and baseballer David Ross hopes to throw a curve ball as ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" returns Monday with a whole new cast and the record 400th episode. Along with Mr.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Watch out Villanova and Kentucky (and Arizona and Northwestern), there's a new set of cats going wild for March Madness. Time for Meow Madness, coming in April.
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Theologian Hans Kung is 89. Author Philip Roth is 84. Actress Renee Taylor is 84. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 84. Actress Ursula Andress is 81. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 80. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 71. Actress Glenn Close is 70.
NASHVILLE -- Outside the CMT building, Nashville is booming. Cranes dot the skyline downtown, and thousands of tourists flood the neon-lighted clutch of clubs on Lower Broadway.