Touch of Evil (1958): Articles

'Trouble Is My Business': Humorous Film Noir Pays Homage to 'Touch of Evil' & Other Classics

Trouble Is My Business with Brittney Powell. Co-written by actor/voice actor Tom Konkle, who also directed, and Xena: Warrior Princess actress Brittney Powell, Trouble Is My Business is a humorous homage to film noirs of the 1940s and 1950s, among them John Huston's The Maltese Falcon and Orson Welles' Touch […]

Janet Leigh: 'Psycho' Actress, Tony Curtis Marriage

Janet Leigh Psycho star Janet Leigh, born Jeanette Helen Morrison on July 6, 1927, in Merced, California, would have turned 85 today. Despite a film and television career spanning more than five decades, Leigh is chiefly remembered for one role: the greedy (and unlucky) real-estate office worker Marion Crane, whose […]

Charlton Heston: Limited Actor Enjoyed Long & Remarkable Career

For an actor of such limited range, Charlton Heston, who died earlier this evening at the age of 84, had a pretty remarkable career. He starred in several of the biggest blockbusters of the 1950s and 1960s, among them The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), The Ten Commandments (1956), The […]

Dennis Weaver: 'McCloud' & 'Duel' Actor Has Died

Dennis Weaver in Duel. Dennis Weaver, best known for his roles in the television series Gunsmoke and McCloud, and for his driver-in-distress in Steven Spielberg's made-for-TV thriller Duel, died of cancer on Feb. 24 at his home in the southwestern Colorado town of Ridgway. He was 81. Born in Joplin, Mo., […]