It’s strange to think that watching a magician die could plant a seed so strong it would see 4-year-old Dan Sperry grow up to be the infamous Anti-conjuror. Yet, that’s how it happened.
New Zealand is waiting for rain. The entire North Island has been declared a drought zone this morning, reason enough to compile the 10 best rain songs.
If you think you were confused and challenged by the famously labyrinthine plot of “Chinatown,” imagine how the screenwriter felt. “I did lose my way many times,” said Robert Towne in a recent interview.
“I did lose my way many times,” said Robert Towne in a recent interview. “It took an ungodly amount of time to work on it — it was 10 months of solid work, and before that, there were several months of letting it gel enough to write it.” The process was worth it to Towne, however — he walked away with an Oscar for best original screenplay, the only one the film received in a year mostly overrun by “The Godfather Part II.” Director Roman Polanski’s film, starring Jack Nicholson as a 1930s detective who gets in over his head with intertwined scandals of murder, sodomy and real estate development, has become a modern classic
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme was released from federal custody Friday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said. Fromme was convicted in 1975 of pointing a gun at then-President Gerald Ford in Sacramento, California