Barry played the title role in the Bat Masterson TV series.
Actor Gene Barry has died at age 90. He was best known for starring in three popular TV series in the 1950s and 1960s: Bat Masterson, Burke's Law and The Name of the Game. He also starred in the feature film War of the Worlds and made a cameo appearance in Steven Spielberg's recent remake. Click here for more
Glory days: Siskel and Ebert's At the Movies popularized intelligent critiques of major motion pictures.
In a highly candid and revealing article, film critic Roger Ebert discusses how his health problems led to the deterioration of At the Movies - the legendary show he started in the 1970s with the late Gene Siskel. Ebert takes some blatant swipes at the boardroom hacks who changed the format of the show, destroyed the iconic set and left it in a pile of rubble, and who hired the hapless Ben Lyons as a co-host. Ebert also makes veiled criticism of his former partner, critic Richard Roeper, for using expletives to promote his own film criticism blog. Ebert's efforts to relaunch a new film criticism show have also fallen through. For more click here