Nick DeRiso is associate editor of Ultimate Classic Rock. Named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Why George Lazenby Walked Away From James Bond
He had a comet-like presence in the series, arriving out of nowhere and leaving just as quickly.
35 Years Ago: ‘Red Dawn’ Celebrates Rugged Individualism, and Blowing Up Stuff
The film was meant to tell larger truths about resisting authority, but remains very much of its time.
40 Years Ago: Nick Nolte Makes Sure ‘North Dallas Forty’ Breaks Every Rule
A football film directed by someone with little knowledge of the sport, it actually featured almost no football.
40 Years Ago: How James Bond’s ‘Moonraker’ Confirmed an Unlikely Friendship
The Roger Moore era's fourth film attempted to stay relevant in a post-'Star Wars' movie landscape.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Warriors’ Come Out to Play, and Real Life Violence Ensues
Walter Hill's film unfolded like a spaghetti western-style odyssey, more than a gutsy docudrama. Then people started getting killed.
Spider-Man Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Most webslinger lists focus on just the modern-era productions. Not this one.
Queen’s ‘Somebody to Love’ Featured in Honda Super Bowl Commercial
Honda's ad for Super Bowl 50 finds a group of sheep joining in for a soaring rendition of Queen's "Somebody to Love" – at least until a farmer gets within earshot.