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  • Has Syfy abandoned sci fi for reality TV?

    Has Syfy abandoned sci fi for reality TV?
    Remember when MTV stopped playing music videos and became just another cable network filled with irritating (and non-music related) reality programming? Well, looks like Syfy is moving in the same direction. During its 2011 Syfy Upfront on Tuesday, the...
  • Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner

    Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner
    The word had already baffled one contestant when Frank Neuhauser confidently spelled it right — "G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S" — to win the first national spelling bee in 1925. Luck was his ally. Although he had studied for months with his mill-worker...
  • 'American Experience: The Greely Expedition'

    'American Experience: The Greely Expedition'
    Televised earlier this year on the PBS documentary series, this program recounts the mid-19th-century trek by 25 men to gather scientific information in the Arctic. Only six of them ultimately would come back, citing such factors as sailing...
  • Dallas Film Festival

    Dallas Film Festival
    It's that time of year when Film Lover's of all sorts find themselves lost is translation. The Dallas Film Society is celebrating the 5th year of the Dallas International Film Festival. Michael Cain, Chairman of Dallas Film Society says, "It's open to...
  • 'The Green Hornet'

    'The Green Hornet'
    Seth Rogen was controversial casting as the playboy by day, masked hero by night who has informed comic books and television and radio shows over many years. The result is uneven under director Michel Gondry ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"), but...
  • 'The Dilemma'

    'The Dilemma'
    What's intended to be a comedy has a serious undercurrent, as director Ron Howard guides Vince Vaughn and Kevin James through a tale that questions how honest friends should be with each other. Vaughn plays a bachelor who finds his business partner's...
  • 'Murdoch Mysteries: Season Three'

    'Murdoch Mysteries: Season Three'
    The Canadian-made series about a late-19th-century sleuth (played by Yannick Bisson) who uses methods far ahead of their time - fingerprinting being one of them - continues with these episodes. He still faces opposition to his procedures from his more-...
  • 'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients

    'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients
    FX's "Justified" seems to be on a roll in its second season. The storytelling has gotten even richer than in its freshman season. The acting, from stars Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins and the season-long guest star Margo Martindale (OK, and the...
  • Newport Beach Film Festival casts Costa Mesa

    The April 28 to May 5 Newport Beach Film Festival promises to be the biggest in the event's 12-year history, drawing some 400 films from 47 countries. And because of construction in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa will for the first time play a leading role....
  • After the Busiest Hiatus in History, Mike Watt Reconnects

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Mike Watt and The Missingmen || || With Thurston Moore (of Sonic Youth), Estrogen Highs and Electric Bucket. 8 p.m., April 5. Daniel Street Club, 21 Daniel St., Milford. $12. 203-877-4446, danielstreetclub.com, manicproductions....
  • Abby Sunderland revisits her sailing adventure and ordeal in 'Wild Eyes'

    Abby Sunderland revisits her sailing adventure and ordeal in 'Wild Eyes'
    Abby Sunderland is sitting barefoot aboard her brother's boat in Marina del Rey on a recent morning, her blond hair fluttering in the light breeze. The only physical evidence of the five months she traveled by herself at sea before her sailboat rolled...