Adrian Lyne's 'Flashdance' widens the eyes. Equal pans of shamelessness, brainlessness, and perverse energy have been scrambled into a movie that's laughable, preposterous and truly awful.
Catchphrases have a way of enlivening our lives. Catchphrases become code words for some not-so-secret organization of people whom the catch-phrases have hooked.
Do you remember these classic TV catchphrases of the '60s -- and are there any that you still find yourself saying sometimes?
Do you remember these groovy TV catchphrases of the '70s? Are there any that you still find yourself saying every now and then?
Do you remember these totally awesome TV catchphrases of the '80s? Which of these lines from the eighties do you still find yourself saying every now and then?
The year is 1997. On an uncharted planet, somewhere in the infinite reaches of the universe, an American family is marooned while on a voyage to colonize a new world.
What do you get when you mix equal parts Mel Brooks and James Bond? Get Smart - one of the most hilarious spoofs on spies and private eyes ever to be presented on television or in any other medium. (Also see the memorable opening credits!)
Andy Griffith, who stars as a slow-talking, story-telling jack-of-all-trades with a sly Southern sense of humor in the new 'Andy Griffith Show,' is very much like the character he plays. The only difference is that Griffith is famous.
Get a blast from the past with this 1978 Ebony article about the popular sitcom, "What's Happening!!", which soared past its expectations at the time.
Ronnie Howard, the red-haired moppet of "The Andy Griffith Show," is that rare child actor without guile and a Hollywood head.
On Tuesday nights, a great many folks are watching Happy Days, with Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham, Donny Most as Ralph Malph, and Henry Winkler as Fonzie, growing up in 1956 - or at least the 1956 some like to believe existed.
A 20-year-old newcomer to show business and a 40-year veteran made it to the top of the ratings charts recently as NBC's "Chico and the Man" took the No. 1 spot.
What a surprise! Milk is spreading across the lips of celebrities New campaign launched to reverse attitudes causing milk-drinking decline Milk is out to surprise America. More than 20 top-name celebrities ... Click to read more...
Berry Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, placed the first pressing of the new Diana Ross recording on the turntable in his dimly-lit office and settled back in his chair to let his musical instincts, which have been spectacularly correct over the years, work for him yet another time.
A Louisiana boy with the fervor of a music with-the-modern-beat is burning up the radio, television and film industries. He is 21-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis, of Ferriday, Louisiana.
How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.
In the cautious movie business where everyone is looking for sure-fire hits, “Grease" is one of the surest. lt cashes in on two fads -- nostalgia and John Travolta.
While the stars were still aligning for her first big part - a recurring role on Falcon Crest that started in 1988 - the 24-year-old daughter of the legendary beauty Jayne Mansfield took on a job modeling for a Southern California clothing store.
Do you want to get organized? Have you longed for the uncluttered life? Actress Doris Day reveals her plan for becoming an 'ex-Aimless' and an 'ex-Chaotic.'
Like most basically nice - and occasionally nutty - youngsters, The Monkees are in the throes of that "we-have-opinions-too" age. What follows is an exclusive interview granted, under rather mad-cap conditions, on the set.
Here's a look at the newest SF on TV, including Babylon 5, seaQuest, Highlander, Star Trek: The Next Generation, X Files, Time Trax and others.
Shaun Cassidy has a show-business tradition to follow. His mother is Shirley Jones, an Oscar-winning actress-singer, and his father is the late Jack Cassidy, star of Broadway musicals and TV performer. And his brother is David Cassidy.
In the costliest and most technologically-sophisticated amusement park ride ever built, Pirates of the Caribbean, Disneyland has evoked the blood-curdling buccaneering past of the Spanish Main.
'The Sound of Music,' thanks to superior handling and affectionate care, has made the tricky transition from stage to screen with all its virtues intact. If anything, there is an extra glow of magic to this operetta in its movie offspring.
Are you hot enough to play with Journey? The Journey video game, Escape, was released in 1982 with a multi-million dollar advertising campaign. It wasn't a spectacular success.
Jayne Mansfield has burst dazzlingly upon the theatrical world as a star of a Broadway comedy, and seems to be getting her name and photograph into more Broadway columns and movie magazines than any other actress alive.
This story by Hal Boyle, a nationally-syndicated columnist (and Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist) was one of the first that attempted to describe the latest fad that gripped the land -- some crazy thing the kids called rock 'n' roll.
What were the top movies of 1970? Here's a list of the top ten films released in 1970, ranked by their box office gross earnings in North America. Below this list, you will also find the Academy Award nominees and the year's Oscar winners.
Imagine getting paid to envision the future -- in ways that were inventive, optimistic, fanciful, logical, silly or surreal, depending on the week? Throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s, that is exactly what commercial artist and futurist Arthur Radebaugh got to do.
NBC TV's midseason situation comedy series, 'Sanford and Son,' about an aging black Los Angeles junk dealer, appears to be an instant, impressive hit.
"All in the Family" aired on CBS from January 12, 1971 to April 8, 1979, and was number 1 in the Nielsen ratings from 1971 to 1976.
They came without warning, captivating the ears of joggers, students, bicycle riders, commuters and roller skaters. Weighing little more than a pound, they pack more sociological punch than a load of hula hoops. They are personal stereos.
For the new comedy series that debuted in 1969, Sherwood Schwartz created the character of Mike Brady, the father of three boys. Next, he brought to life the very feminine Carol, mother of three girls. All together, they comprise 'The Brady Bunch.'