Celebrate Leslie Nielsen's 90th birthday
Celebrate Leslie Nielsen's 90th birthday with six of his best filmsPlymouth HeraldThe comic actor was the king of dead-pan delivery and starred in a staggering 111 movies and over 50 TV series before his death in 2010. We've whittled his filmography to a list of six so you can celebrate Leslie's birthday in style.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 10:31 am
FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK New Movie Review -
MauiTime Weekly (blog)FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK New Movie ReviewMauiTime Weekly (blog)The movie spoof genre died 20 years ago, about an hour into a forgotten Leslie Nielsen-starring farce called Spy Hard. In that silly parody of 007 films, Nielsen and his co-star Nicolette Sheridan run into a restaurant and start dancing like John ...and more »
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 10:11 am
Celebs Recall Their Bronco-Car-Chase
VultureCelebs Recall Their Bronco-Car-Chase MemoriesVultureConsider how many think pieces were written about Steven Avery from Making a Murderer — and he didn't win any Heisman trophies or star in any spoof movies with Leslie Nielsen. I guess what I'm saying is: I'm glad we didn't have all that stuff in 1994 ...and more »
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 9:50 am
Airplane!'s Creators Reveal the Origins of
Slate Magazine (blog)Airplane!'s Creators Reveal the Origins of “Don't Call Me Shirley”Slate Magazine (blog)and of the movie's many memorable gags, arguably the most enduring is the moment when reluctant pilot Ted Striker (Robert Hays) tells Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen), “Surely you can't be serious,” and Rumack replies, “I am serious—and don't call me Shirley.
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 5:32 am
Joe Cocker And Leslie Nielsen Have Also Died
The InquisitrJoe Cocker And Leslie Nielsen Have Also Died As Of January 2016, But They Died Years AgoThe InquisitrJanuary of 2016 has been incredibly difficult for fans of celebrities around the world. Celebrity deaths in 2016 have already been so plentiful in January alone, and it's enough for the whole year. It's heartbreaking to wake up each day and see a new ...
Posted on 28 January 2016 | 9:33 pm
James Best Dies: Played Bumbling Sheriff On
James Best , a veteran character actor best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on CBS’ action-comedy series The Dukes Of Hazzard , died Monday of pneumonia. He was 88. Best appeared in dozens of films and TV series during a 55-year career, including a role in the upcoming indie dramedy Old Soldiers . Born July 26, 1926, and raised in Indiana, he moved to New York after a stint in the Army during ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 11:23 am
'Return to the Forbidden Planet'
High camp will beam up musical entainment in "Return to the Forbidden Planet."
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:56 pm
David Zucker: Naked Gun Reboot Won't Be
Enrico Pallazzo calls his agent If you've seen Naked Gun - or The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad! to give its full title - you'll know that it's a comedic masterpiece that springboards off astonishing levels of silliness and random spoofery. Leslie Nielsen's Frank Drebin is a loveable buffoon for the ages, even when he's discussing his dicky prostrate. Do not, however, expect the Ed ...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 10:59 pm
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Posted on 26 March 2015 | 12:02 pm
6 Career Paths Jon Hamm Should Consider
READ MORE: Review: The Final 'Mad Men' Season Premiere Asks If Don, or Anyone, Can Ever Be Happy The ending of AMC's critically-acclaimed series "Mad Men" has been kept tightly under wraps, with the early reviews revealing very little in regard to plot and characterization, as is the standard. It's what we've come to expect from creator Matthew Weiner, whose drama of epic subtlety — its quiet ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:18 pm
Undertaker vs Undertaker: The Mystery of
The hype became so intense that legendary television actor Leslie Nielsen was brought in as his famous character, Detective Lieutenant Frank Drebin to help solve the case, albeit unsuccessfully. Any WWE fan worth his salt will know that the Undertaker vs ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:30 pm
MACFlix to Feature 'The Naked Gun' Sept. 5
The film, rated PG-13, features a bumbling police detective, Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen), who is given the security detail during the Queen of England’s visit. But, oh no! An assassination plot is brewing! Will Drebin keep it together long enough and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:24 am
Guess Who: Take a guess, win a prize
Day jobs: Software supporter, building construction estimator, mechanical engineer, medical supplier. **Hint: It's Leslie Nielsen's most famous quote. (Oh? The rubber chicken? They can explain that.) CAN YOU NAME THIS BAND? Send your answer by noon on ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:49 pm
All 5 seasons, plus the pilot and
Stefanie Powers and Leslie Nielsen. This audience favorite was created and produced by Quinn Martin, whose other award winning productions include Barnaby Jones, The Streets of San Francisco and The Fugitive. It also attracted notable directors ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:47 am
1970s Movie Star's Journey from 'Dawn of the
“The truth is, I was doing Creepshow and when Ted Danson and I are killed, and Leslie Nielsen is the protagonist...so there I am on the New Jersey shore, up to my neck in sand, literally, and a wave machine is throwing water on me every few minutes while ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Correction: Obit-Leslie Nielsen
In a story Nov. 29 about the death of Leslie Nielsen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he played the king of France in "The Vagabond King." He played Thibault.
Posted on 1 December 2010 | 8:41 am
'Airplane!', 'Forbidden Planet' actor
Despite decades spent playing sober commanders and serious captains, Leslie Nielsen insisted that he was always made for comedy. He proved it in his career's second act.
Posted on 28 November 2010 | 6:11 pm
5Top: Movies that revolve around eating
When a young woman (Lumi Cavazos) is kept from marrying the man she loves, her culinary creations become the manifestation of her broken heart. Shedding a few tears into the batter of the wedding cake she makes when her lover marries her older sister, the
Posted on 27 July 2009 | 10:58 am
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