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Double Indemnity

An appreciation of the film career of Barbara Stanwyck. more

Jun 20, 2017 12:53 AM A&E Feature

In the mid-1950s, Hollywood proudly proclaimed that “Movies Are Better Than Ever.” And it was hard to argue the point, with many of the brightest stars at their peak, innovations such as wide-screen cinemascope, 3D and patron-friendly pr... more

Oct 1, 2014 1:25 AM A&E Feature

  As Tom Williams writes in his new biography, A Mysterious Something in the Light: TheLife of Raymond Chandler (Chicago Review Press), Chandler never courtedHollywood. But for the movie industry, he was exactly the sort .. more

Nov 7, 2013 1:57 PM I Hate Hollywood

Like the pundits he lampoons, Stephen Colbert often boasts of his own power, priding himself for a phenomenon he calls “The Colbert Bump,” the increased interest in a person or product after it is mentioned on his program. One of the oddest... more

Jan 30, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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