Why TV super-sleuths like Columbo and
WalesOnlineWhy TV super-sleuths like Columbo and Fletcher cannot be replacedWalesOnlineAnd he wasn't just appealing to the average Joe; Columbo attracted a stellar guest cast of some of the biggest names in Hollywood. William Shatner, Ida Lupino, Leslie Nielsen, Roddy McDowall, Donald Pleasence, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Don Ameche, ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:07 am
A look at the Saskatchewan celebrities on
MetroNews CanadaA look at the Saskatchewan celebrities on Canada's Walk of FameMetroNews CanadaComedy great Leslie Nielsen was born in Regina and grew up in the Northwest Territories as the son of a Mountie, according to the Canadian Encyclopedia. While Nielsen is best known for his hilarious roles in Airplane! and the Naked Gun series, he ...and more »
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:22 pm
The pathological role of IL-18Rα in renal
The pathological role of IL-18Rα in renal ischemia/reperfusion injuryNature.comJ Am Soc Nephrol 2005;16:3046–3052. | Article | PubMed | ISI | CAS |; Bani-Hani AH, Leslie JA, Asanuma H et al. IL-18 neutralization .... PubMed | ISI | CAS |; Nold-Petry CA, Nold MF, Nielsen JW et al. Increased cytokine production in interleukin-18 ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:35 am
Finding Success With the Post-Ratings Model
Finding Success With the Post-Ratings ModelBroadcasting & CableIts first-run telecasts averaged 420,000 viewers on Saturday nights, jumping to 1.2 million total viewers in Nielsen live-plus-seven numbers (measuring live ratings plus seven days of playback). But Manhattan was also the subject of a ... and director ...and more »
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:31 am
Best and worst of Dracula movies - Cape
Cape GazetteBest and worst of Dracula moviesCape GazetteA caveat: this particular list will only feature cinematic Dracula films and ones that mention him by name (Sorry, original “Nosferatu,” you'd make the list, otherwise), and we will not be looking at the comedic approaches to the character (Leslie ...and more »
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 2:06 pm
A list of the 91 best movies on Netflix UK
Selected by Tim Robey
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:38 am
Leslie Jones Promoted to Saturday Night Live
Leslie Jones is making history. The Saturday Night Live writer has been promoted to a full-time feat[...]
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:57 am
Dracula rises in Tampa Bay in ballets,
Dracula is having a moment. Just in time for Halloween in the Tampa Bay area, there are three shows based on Dracula — two of them ballets — and Hollywood has rolled out Dracula Untold , an origin story in theaters now starring Luke Evans, the hunk from Clash of the Titans.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 8:20 am
Daily Dish: 10/11/2014
Carol Burnett returns to Broadway, happily Carol Burnett doesn't want to brag, but she's done it with a lot of famous guys.
Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:03 am
Burnett back on Broadway
Carol Burnett doesn't want to brag, but she's done it with a lot of famous guys. Her first time was with Leslie Nielsen, then Tony Roberts. She did it twice with Charlton Heston, twice with Cliff Robertson, once with Tom Selleck, and once with John Cleese.
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 10:13 pm
A list of the 91 best movies on Netflix UK
Amy Heckerling hasn’t made anything half as good since. In a nutshell: A reboot with Ed Helms is in the offing, but Leslie Nielsen’s Frank Drebin, here making his first of three appearances, is irreplaceable: a master of deadpan punnery and surreal ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:40 am
Best and worst of Dracula movies
otherwise), and we will not be looking at the comedic approaches to the character (Leslie Nielsen and George Hamilton, this means you). • "Billy the Kid vs. Dracula" - I realize I said there would be no comedy films, and I am fairly certain that although ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 7:44 am
Comedian Carol Burnett returns to Broadway,
NEW YORK — Carol Burnett doesn’t want to brag, but she’s done it with a lot of famous guys. Her first time was with Leslie Nielsen, then Tony Roberts. She did it twice with Charlton Heston, twice with Cliff Robertson, once with Tom Selleck ...
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 9:41 pm
Classic Horror Screenings in Lubbock During
One of my all-time Halloween favorites, Creepshow, will screen Saturday, Oct. 18. It features different vignettes including a murderous Leslie Nielsen and a bumbling Stephen King anchored by a boy being punished for reading pulp comics. It’s a classic ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 9:30 am
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Gottfried and
It’ll give you a craving for the brand of shameless, gag-rich comedy that was ubiquitous in Mel Brooks and Leslie Nielsen movies, but which we don’t see much of these days, save for the Scary Movie franchise. Amidst the current trend observational ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 3:19 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
‘The Women’ a flick chicks will hate
Largely forgotten among the heyday of MGM musicals in the post-WWII period is 1956’s “The Opposite Sex,” a disappointing attempt to inject men, music and Metrocolor into George Cukor’s 1939 classic “The Women,” which featured an all-female cast. Whereas “The Women” featured immortals like Norma Shearer, Rosalind Russell and Joan Crawford exchanging barbed dialogue by Anita Loos and Claire Boothe Luce, “Sex” gave us such inadequate substitutes as June Allyson and Joan Collins; even worse, the man these two were fighting over was no longer unseen on screen — he had somehow become the utterly bland, pre-“Airplane!” Leslie Nielsen.
Posted on 9 September 2008 | 1:01 pm