Todd Gilchrist

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‘Planet of the Apes’ Timeline Explained, From the 1968 Original to ‘Kingdom’

For a writer, signing on to “Planet of the Apes” is less an assignment than a calling. After all, it’s the longest-running science-fiction series in film history. So when Rick Jaffa...

How Jerry Seinfeld Parodied the Pop-Tart’s Origins Without Permission: ‘If People Are Dead, It’s Much Harder for Them to Sue You’

Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day. It’s also long been a fixture of Jerry Seinfeld’s comedy — from “The Tonight Show” routines about Cookie Crisp to...

Writers Guild Awards to Celebrate Honorees As New Contract Heralds Industry Changes

For the roughly 12,000 scribes the Writers Guild of America represents, the last year has been an emotional roller coaster: The guild engaged in a labor stoppage for over four and...

‘Twin Peaks’ Co-Creator Mark Frost Still Believes Laura Palmer’s Murder Was Solved Too Quickly: ‘This Should Go on Forever’

Encapsulating three seasons, a theatrical feature, at least six official books and almost endless speculation from its fiercely dedicated viewership, Mark Frost and David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” has maintained a stranglehold...

Molly Ringwald Felt Limited by ‘Brat Pack’ Label, But ‘The Bear’ and ‘Feud’ Roles Excite Her for What’s Next

As the star of “Sixteen Candles,” “Pretty in Pink” and “The Breakfast Club,” Molly Ringwald understands why she’s still considered “the patron saint of teenagers.” Commercially successful and critically acclaimed, those...

‘Carol Doda Topless at the Condor’ Review: The Cheeky Story of a North Beach Icon Who Broke Taboos

With the benefit of hindsight, it’s easy to identify moments that precipitated significant social or cultural changes. But that doesn’t mean that the people involved in those moments knew, or were...

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