movies http://wwno.org en Spidey swings back to action with $140M launch http://wwno.org/post/spidey-swings-back-action-140m-launch <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Your new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has spun himself a $65 million opening weekend and $140 million in his first six days at U.S. theaters.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Worldwide, &quot;The Amazing Spider-Man&quot; has climbed to $341.2 million.</p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:47:31 +0000 The Associated Press 15310 at http://wwno.org A Gershwin Biopic That Ain't Necessarily So True http://wwno.org/post/gershwin-biopic-aint-necessarily-so-true The movie <em>Rhapsody in Blue, </em>a biography of George Gershwin, was released only eight years after his death from a brain tumor at the age of 38. It's a good subject: Gershwin wrote some of the best popular songs ever produced in this country, but he also had ambitions to be a serious classical composer and wrote symphonic music, concertos and an opera — all of which are still performed.<p>He's played by Robert Alda, the matinee-idol father of <em>M*A*S*H</em>'s Alan Alda, who went on to star in the original Broadway production of <em>Guys and Dolls. Fri, 04 May 2012 15:23:00 +0000 Lloyd Schwartz 10236 at http://wwno.org 89.9 WWNO January Trivia Quiz http://wwno.org/post/899-wwno-january-trivia-quiz <p>From the big screen to the small screen, from James Bond to Jim Belushi, from Susan Sarandon to Susan Lucci - put on your thinking caps for 10 tough questions about: "TV and Movie Trivia"</p> Sat, 11 Jan 2003 21:27:00 +0000 James C. Arey 1450 at http://wwno.org