10 search results for Desmond Hume

  • Lost_happily_ever_after_home_top_story

    Recap: 'Lost' 6.11 - 'Happily Ever After' suggests a not-so-happy future for Desmond

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Apr 7, 2010

    Have Damon and Carlton finally shown their hand?
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    'Lost's' Carlton Cuse reflects on his time on the island

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014

    Showrunner Cuse relives the most challenging episodes of the series
  • The Phantom of the Opera - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Sep 13, 2009

    This Technicolor retelling of the Gaston Leroux "grand guignol" classic The Phantom of the Opera has a little more opera than phantom, but that's because the stars are soprano Susannah Foster and tenor Nelson Eddy. Claude Rains carries the acting honors on his shoulders, playing a pathetic orchestra violinist who worships aspiring opera-singer Foster from afar. The girl is unaware that Rains has secretly been financing her music lessons with instructor Leo Carrillo. When he runs out of money, Rains attempts to sell the concerto that he's been working on all his life. Mistakenly believing that his precious concerto has been stolen from him, Rains attacks and kills the music publisher he holds responsible. Terrified, the publisher's mistress throws a pan full of acid into Rains' face. Rains runs screaming into the night, and is not heard from for the next reel or so. Soon afterward, the Paris Opera house is plagued by a series of mysterious accidents. The managers are informed via letter that the "accidents" will continue if Foster is not immediately promoted to leading roles. Only after reigning diva Jane Farrar is drugged into incapacitation is Foster given her big break. Farrar accuses Foster's boyfriend, police inspector Nelson Eddy, of doping her in order to advance Foster's career. Farrar is later strangled, and Eddy is accused of the crime. The culprit is, of course, Rains, who now poses as the masked-and-caped "phantom". Maniacally determined that no one will impede Foster's success, Rains causes a huge chandelier to crash down on the opera audience when Foster fails to appear onstage (she'd been kept from performing by police-chief Edgar Barrier, who hoped in this manner to flush The Phantom out of hiding). A chase through the catacombs below the opera house ensues, with Rains holding Foster prisoner. When Rains briefly lets down his guard, the tremulous Foster removes his mask. It's "yecccch," all right, but nowhere near as frightening as the unmasking scene in the silent Lon Chaney version of Phantom of the Opera. The same can be said for the rest of this 1943 remake, though in fairness it appears as though the film wasn't really designed to scare anyone, but instead to serve as a suspense yarn with musical interludes. Hume Cronyn makes his second film appearance in Phantom in a microscopic role. The huge sets designed for this picture were hastily reused for the 1944 Universal melodrama The Climax, starring Boris Karloff and (again) Susannah Foster. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    Review: The 'Lost' finale a year later

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, May 23, 2011

    How you feeling in the other life, brotha?
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    'Fringe' Recap - 'Five-Twenty-Ten'

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Nov 16, 2012

    The show makes things personal, even while Peter's personality starts to disappear.
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    Recap: 'Fringe' - 'An Origin Story'

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Nov 2, 2012

    Peter and Olivia grieve in different ways in tonight's pivotal episode.
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    Recap: 'Fringe' - 'Letters of Transit'

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Apr 20, 2012

    The team heads to the year 2036
  • Fringe_041510_home_top_story

    Recap: 'Fringe' - 'White Tulip'

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Apr 15, 2010

    With Walter struggling to come clean to Peter, he learns of someone else willing to bend the laws of nature to rescue a loved one.
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    Recap: 'Glee' - 'Funk'

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jun 2, 2010

    Tension mounts between the glee club and Vocal Adrenaline just before regionals
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    Recap: 'Lost' 6.16 'What They Died For' wraps things up in a bloody bow

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010

    Locke thins the herd a little more and a candidate accepts Jacob's offer