Q&A

Q: I just rewatched "Saturday Night Fever" for the dozenth time, and it got me wondering: What else has the actress who played Stephanie done?

Karen Lynn Gorney has a strange screen resume with a big, mysterious gap that covers the entire 1980s. Though it's by far the biggest thing she's ever done, Gorney was already a known quantity before playing romantic lead Stephanie Mangano in "Saturday Night Fever" (1977), having starred for years in "All My Children" in the early '70s. But af...

Q: Were the Rambo movies based on books? I just saw an ebook copy of the second one, but I thought they were just movies. 

Yes and no. The first one was based on a novel, the others were not. However, you weren't hallucinating that ebook of the sequel. Confused yet? Author David Morrell wrote the novel "First Blood" in 1972, and 10 years later it was turned into the movie that introduced John Rambo to the movie-going world. The film was a huge success, and star Sy...

Q: I recently watched the first Austin Powers movie on Netflix for the first time in years. Throughout those years I kept a steady watch of "Seinfeld" reruns. While watching the Austin Powers movie, I noticed several actors who played small roles on "Sein

There seems to be no direct link between "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" (1997) and "Seinfeld," other than a shared need for a huge number of funny people for small roles, and the budget to get good ones. That and the North American comedy community, which is sometimes smaller than you think. By all reports, star Mike Myers was di...