Dad cliches get the Die Hard treatment.
Tonight we are showing “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” Douglas Adams’ much-loved tale of Arthur Dent, a normal guy just trying to make his way through the universe without getting kicked in the shins too often, yelled at too much, and without any excess paperwork. Martin Freeman (that’s Watson for you “Sherlock” fans) stars […]
“Harry Potter” alum Alan Rickman will play the owner of legendary New York City rock club CBGB in an upcoming film that chronicles the famous venue’s role in the rise of the punk and new-wave music scene in America. Cameras are expected to begin rolling June 25 for “CBGB,” in which Rickman will take on […]
John McClain is having a really bad night, but you won’t if you watch our Die Hard marathon
Sometimes you think you’re having a bad day, but at least you never wake up to find that your best friend is an alien and the universal powers that be are destroying your planet to put up a hyperspace bypass. That’s exactly what happens to Arthur Dent, the humble and often confused protagonist, of Douglas […]
From Bambi’s mother’s death to the destruction of Alderaan, every modern generation is cursed and blessed with its very own big-screen traumas. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” the sixth film in the series based on J.K. Rowling’s fantasy novels, contains a doozy; that millions of readers know it’s coming won’t dim its power in […]
By Aaron Hillis Why hasn’t an esteemed actor like Alan Rickman ever been nominated for an Academy Award? (He’s got an indirect theory on that — more on that later.) Whether your earliest memory of his screen work was his yippie-ki-yay mother of falls from a skyscraper in 1988’s “Die Hard,” as the Sheriff of […]