…and don't call me Shirley! - Sail World
…and don't call me Shirley!Sail World (press release)It could only be the truly inimitable Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen) from Airplane! (And that takes us all the way back to 1980 – believe it or not.) You know the lines; it's when Ted Striker (Robert Hays) says, “Surely you cannot be serious?” To which ...
Posted on 19 September 2016 | 4:07 am
Revisiting the film of Stephen King's
Den of Geek UKRevisiting the film of Stephen King's CreepshowDen of Geek UKMy personal favourite is the central story, Something To Tide You Over, which finds Leslie Nielsen, here at his more goofy career stage, in fine macabre form as a jilted husband enacting a truly horrible revenge on his unfaithful wife and her lover ...
Posted on 18 September 2016 | 10:18 pm
Gracious after Graceland: Priscilla Presley
BarrieTodayGracious after Graceland: Priscilla Presley coming to Casino RamaBarrieTodayHowever, she admits to being proudest of her film role as Leslie Nielsen's love interest in the “Naked Gun” trilogy, and also of treading the English stage as the mean queen in the pantomime “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”. And, like any performer ...
Posted on 16 September 2016 | 10:40 am
10 Rotten Spoof Movies - IFC
IFC10 Rotten Spoof MoviesIFCHow can a man whose deadpan expression once kept us in stitches end up in such unfunny dreck? Leslie Nielsen's background in dramatic acting made his straight-faced one-liners in Airplane!, Police Squad! and the Naked Gun series all the more hilarious.
Posted on 16 September 2016 | 9:08 am
Legally Speaking: I-10 shooter suit poses
KTAR.comLegally Speaking: I-10 shooter suit poses interesting question about suing officialsKTAR.comMerritt was arrested last September and charged. He endured comments by government officials declaring he was the shooter and an arrest that resulted in 200 days in jail. Relief came in April 2016, when his case was dismissed by Judge Warren Granville.
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 1:28 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