Orson Welles News
Jodie Foster on 'Money Monster,' Directing vs. Acting and Her All New Hollywood Boulevard Star
Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" to talk about directing her first big screen thriller and she looks back on her career.
Steve Soboroff's famous typewriter collection has many stories to tell
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Steve Soboroff still becomes awestruck when he thinks about how he got here. As he stands in a museum surrounded by 33 typewriters that were owned by some of the world's most famous (John Lennon and Ernest Hemingway) and infamous ("Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski and "Dr. Death"
Jack Black Destroys the 'Popcorn' Stage Prop
Black talks to Peter Travers about his new comedy, "The D Train," and he joins the growing list of actors who can't seem to keep their hands off the prop.
Most Notable Philip Seymour Hoffman Roles
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a critically acclaimed actor who thrived in numerous supporting roles through his career before making a name for himself as a leading man. Hoffman was found dead earlier today at the age of 46. Here are a few of Hoffman's most notable roles. The Master -- 2012 Hoffman
1938: Orson Welles Responds to 'War of the Worlds' Panic
Welles tells reporters he was surprised by the "profound effect upon radio listeners."
'Vertigo' Ousts 'Citizen Kane' on Sight & Sound's Top Films List
Alfred Hitchcock fans rejoice: “Vertigo,” which is widely considered the filmmaker’s masterpiece, has come out on top of Sight & Sound magazine’s list of the top 50 greatest films of all time. Hitchcock’s 1958 dark psychological thriller, which focuses on an acrophobic San Francisco detective’s...
In Response to James Franco on Commencement Speeches
Over the past few months, in preparation for and in reflection of the commencement address I had the privilege of giving at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University on May 12, I watched scores of them on YouTube and read literally hundreds of them as well as their reviews. A few
'Citizen Kane' to be Shown at Hearst Castle
In an ironic twist, the Orson Welles’ classic “Citizen Kane” will be shown at Hearst Castle, even though the castle’s namesake, William Randolph Hearst, vehemently opposed the movie that his life inspired. But the Hearst family, led by Steve Hearst, William Randolph Hearst’s great-grandson and...
Liz Taylor’s Jewels, Steve Jobs’ Apple Contract Auctioned
Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels fetched a record $115 million at a recent auction, while the contract signed by cofounders Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne that established Apple as a company has sold for $1.35million. The contract sold for over ten times the pre-sale estimate...
Oct. 30: National Candy Corn Day; ‘War of the Worlds’ Panic
Enjoy a sweet pre-Halloween treat on Oct. 30, also known as National Candy Corn day. The tri-colored triangles of sugary awesomeness have been around since the 1880s. Illinois’ Goelitz Candy Company was one of the first to mass produce candy corn in the early 20th...