George C. Scott

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Repertory Cinema Wishlist: Five Easy Pieces

    Five Easy Pieces was a turning point for both its star, Jack Nicholson, and director Bob Rafelson when it came out in 1970 (they'd already collaborated on the psychedelic Monkees vehicle Head). Nicholson, who'd previously worked on a series of B-movie projects with Roger Corman and also tried his ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    The top five Titanic film flubs

    The sinking of the RMS Titanic is one of those reliable touchstones that can always be used as a time-keeper for historical fiction. Although only the fifth most deadly shipwreck of all time, it is undeniably the most famous. The drama of one of the most expensive, "unsinkable" nautical marvels of i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Fast Eddie turns fifty: Some pool-hall lessons about life's breaks (VIDEO)

    ​Fifty years ago this week, a modest black-and-white movie about pool sharks and the people who back them, love them or break their thumbs had its world premiere in Washington, D.C. The initial critical reception was mixed, but over time The Hustler would be recognized as a classic, a startli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Top 10 gambling movies of all time

    ​This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    July 12, 2007
  • Dining

    May 5, 2005

    Bite Me

    Chef and Tell

  • Film

    January 30, 2003

    Flick Pick

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    Hollywood's Long March to War

    The release of Apocalypse Now Redux sharpens the debate over the moral complexities of the battlefield.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    Kelly Hogan & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts

    Beneath the Country Underdog

  • Calendar

    August 14, 1997
  • Film

    April 18, 1996
  • Calendar

    October 12, 1994