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09.06.2010 | | Posted at 09:02 AM
By David Luhrssen
Zombies were big last decade, thanks to Danny Boyle�s nail-biting thriller 28 Days Later. Writer Joe Kane reminds us of that the recent breed of undead were born in George Romero�s Night of the Living Dead (1968), a movie routinely described as a �cult classic.� And rightfully so, because Romero�s movie not only fits any definition for that term but helped shape the whole notion of the midnigh...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Discovering a Lost Classic

By David Luhrssen
Barbara Stanwyck was a scrappy young thing in 1930s Hollywood and a femme fatale in the �40s. But by 1960, she was a grand old dame of movies, already over 50 and finding few good roles (a problem for actresses even today). She turned to television, eventually finding success with a late �60s western called �The Big Valley.� Her first venture onto the small screen, �The Barbara Stanwyck Show,�...