Charlton Heston

‘The Ten Commandments’ — The Story Of Passover

I have seen the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille epic The Ten Commandments at least two dozen times. There is nothing to compare to this lavish spectacle with its insanely vivid costumes and a cast that included every living available SAG member. It tells the story of Passover, which begins tonight at sundown. In the movie, […]

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R.I.P. Charlton Heston/let the prying begin

Much will be said and written about the career of Charlton Heston in the next few days and I have already told everyone to check out the excellent Ben-Hur, for which he won an Oscar. He also became known in recent years for his conservative politics and gun rights advocacy as president of the N.R.A.

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my weekend forecast:100% chance of Heston

I’ve long felt that Michael Moore greatly underestimated the huge affection that many peace-loving gun control advocates have for Charlton Heston. By the end of ‘Bowling for Columbine’ with Moore howling and cringing in the driveway, I just wanted Heston to march out of the house and kick his ass. In fact, I would pay

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