Tom Williams


With Last Weekend , directors Tom Dolby and TomWilliams made a film suggesting Woody Allen in a wistful, Chekovian mood—butset amongst the affluent denizens of northern California, not Manhattan. LastWeekend is a bittersweet comedy of upper cla.. more

Dec 22, 2014 1:00 PM I Hate Hollywood

  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

Timothy Hutton stars as Nathan Ford, leading a small band of vigilantes. Each episode opens with an innocent person being victimized by a greedy individual. The wronged party persuades Nathan and his team to take their case. Nathan identifi... more

May 31, 2010 12:00 AM Home Movies

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