Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in theaters in full-on android mode, but your best bets this weekend may be three fine films on home video — two from this year, the other a golden oldie.
El cine y el deporte mantienen desde siempre una relación de mutua admiración, por lo que son numerosos los "intercambios de papeles" entre deportistas y actores. Dos de los máximos exponentes han sido el intérprete estadounidense Kevin Costner, quien ha protagonizado múltiples películas sobre deportes, incluidas las dos más recientes, Draft Day y McFarlane USA, y Silvester Stallone con su serie de cintas sobre el boxeador Rocky Balboa.
Pick your movie hero this weekend: A real-life social crusader; a Biblical shipbuilder; or a DEA agent with forearms like telephone poles. Also see what's new on DVD and on demand down below.
A newspaper feature writer gushed in 1969 that Jim Lange, the host of The Dating Game , personified "the swinging, nattily dressed bachelor." The description might seem amusingly quaint today, but then again, so would the show itself. During its original run from 1965 to 1973, The Dating Game - in which a "bachelorette" picked one of three prospective bachelors hidden behind a screen, or vice-versa, by asking provocative questions - was an awkward artifact of society's evolving attitudes about sexual freedom and openness.
Maria Shriver, a longtime advocate on important social issues for women and the needy, has a new job at 57, one where she plans to focus attention on women's lives as "providers parents caretakers and caregivers." She will return to NBC as an "editor at large" to develop stories related to women's lives for all of the company's media platforms.
Their scientific and technical know-how make the International Space Station look like a Tinkertoy (well, it actually does kinda look like a Tinkertoy...).
If you were a self-consciously scrawny teenager back in the 1960s, you knew muscle-building mogul Joe Weider from comic-book ads that asked, "Why be SKINNY?" To start down the road to physical perfection and popularity with the opposite sex, all we needed to do was send him a self-addressed envelope and 25 cents for postage and handling.
After 10 years in the California governor's mansion, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in The Last Stand, his first post-Governator lead role. In this video review, Movies for Grownups' Bill Newcott says Arnold is just fine as a small-town Arizona sheriff ... so long as you don't think about it too much.
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