Topic: Stanley Kubrick
Gioachino Rossini, the man behind today's frog-themed Google doodle, is perhaps the most famous composer that no one remembers. He may not have the name recognition of a Beethoven or Mozart, but Rossini was a major figure in your childhood – trust us. So, with his 220th birthday landing on Wednesday, here's a look at the five biggest moments when you've heard his music and possibly not realized it.
Stephen King says psychics and vampires will be the center of new book.
09/28/2011 04:41 pm
The documentary directed by newcomers Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins and Carlo Mirabella-Davis, follows the eponymous band as they travel around the U.S. on a concert tour.
06/24/2011 05:06 pm
Tony Curtis died at his Las Vegas-area home late Wednesday night. A World War 2 veteran, Tony Curtis acted in both film and television. He also painted and wrote his autobiography later in life.
09/30/2010 10:59 am
Robonaut 2, a humanoid robot headed to the International Space Station, is a 'friendly robot' and has nothing to do with the villainous 'Star Wars' bounty hunter, say NASA officials.
08/06/2010 02:56 pm
‘Harlan’ explores a German filmmaker’s Nazi-era propaganda movie and its effect on the extended family down the years.
03/12/2010 07:43 pm
An astronaut winds up his three-year contract on the moon only to face creepy existential twists including meeting a younger, angrier version of himself.
06/12/2009 01:00 am
The decade is almost over, the Monitor's language columnist points out, and we still don't have a name for it.
01/09/2009 12:00 am
The best horror movies and thrillers tap into the national zeitgeist.
06/22/2008 01:00 am
His imagination helped shape a vision of the future for millions of American readers.
03/25/2008 01:00 am