Peter Fonda

Movies for Grownups Weekend Preview Sept 6

Posted on 09/5/2013 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentThe week after Labor Day is always one of the slowest movie times of the year, and that explains why this week’s top pick is a documentary about an author who disappeared from the public eye more than 40 years ago. Of course, that guy also happens to be one of the most fascinating figures of the 20th century… [] Salinger Almost everyone has to read The Catcher in the Rye in high school, and in 1965 all those kids …

Henry Fonda, Republican? Yes, Says His Son

Posted on 06/26/2013 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentPeter Fonda still remembers the day he discovered that his legendary dad Henry—an outspoken liberal who lived and breathed the populist themes of his classic film The Grapes of Wrath—had been a Republican. “Several years ago a friend of mine sent me a wallet that had belonged to my father,” recalled Fonda, 73, who stars in the new Civil War drama Copperhead. “Inside was an uncashed check from my maternal grandmother and his first voter I.D.  And the card had him …