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Watch: Fly Jefferson Airplane (Documentary)

An interesting look at one of rock’s most inventive and enduring bands, with concert footage and interviews. 01 November 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News It…

Watch: Anti-War film ‘FTA’ with Sutherland, Fonda (Netflix)

The 1972 anti-war traveling show and film not only ‘took a stand against war,’ it was genuinely hilarious. Never has open rebellion been so invigorating. Or remain so…

Brendan Gleeson’s State of the Union

Brendan Gleeson is a rare actor who never seems to be acting at all. If he is in a movie, I will watch it. And usually, as in…

Obituary: Fred Ward – Actor (79)

From ‘The Right Stuff’ to ‘Miami Blues’ and ‘The Player,’ Fred Ward was truly in a class of his own. Photo: Fred Ward in “Henry and June” ©Universal/Courtesy…

‘The Tokyo Toilet’ Project inspires filmmaker Wim Wenders

“The Tokyo Toilet” is an urban renewal project where 17 public toilets are turned into veritable works of art by architects from around the world. Photo: Screenshot from the THE TOKYO…

Obituary: Robert Morse – Actor (80)

Actor Robert Morse was a Tony-winning Broadway star, movie actor and played Bertram Cooper in the hit TV show, Mad Men. Photo: Robert Morse as Bert Cooper in…

Backstory: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Singin’ in the Rain turns 70 this year and although the reviews were good, no one expected it to become known as a classic. Photo: Gene Kelly in…

Robert Altman’s The Player at 30

Even after 30 years (!) The Player remains on my personal ‘high rotation’ list. It remains a complete joy, from beginning to end. Photo: Griffin Mill at work…

Obituary: Denis O’Dell – Film Producer, Fixer (98)

Denis O’Dell worked with The Beatles (often), Michaell Cimino, the Carry On Gang and many others. Photo: Denis O’Dell with Paul and Linda McCartney (PA) 22 March 2022…

Is Kevin Pollak the Funniest Man Alive?

Comedy, stand-up routines, hilarious stories, films, television, drama, impersonations… 16 March 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News Kevin Pollak on comedy, Mrs. Maisel, and more 07…

Obituary: William Hurt – Actor (71) (updated)

‘Living is so torrential, such an amazing experience that we often create moats to keep this vivacity away from our senses,’ William Hurt once said Photo: Actor William…

Obituary: Mitchell Ryan – Actor (88)

Mitchell Ryan appeared in the TV series “Dark Shadows,” played a brutal businessman in “Santa Barbara” and a wealthy father in the sitcom “Dharma & Greg.” Photo: Mitchell…

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