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  • Recalling a Friend and a Great Librarian

     
    his is Elizabeth C. Franklin or Miss Franklin to those of us who worked for her. It wasn't until she loaned me her precious Film Index of 1941 with her name written inside that I learned she had once been......
  • Movie Review: Sanctum

     
    Beautifully back-lit bodies are suspended in water and suspended from the 3D screen in “Sanctum,” the new trapped-in-a-cave thriller that James Cameron produced as a way of showing off his love of all things underwater. It's a solid, old-...
  • '30 Rock' recap: A graceful transition into spinsterhood

     
    Dear readers, I'd like to begin this week's recap on a serious note. We all laugh at "30 Rock," but spinsterhood is no laughing matter. Should you or someone you love feel that you're sprialing downward into spinsterhood, there are......
  • Monster Mash: Jim Parsons headed for Broadway in 'Normal Heart'; 'Spider-Man' without Julie Taymor?

     
    Jim Parsons, Lee Pace to star in Broadway production of 'The Normal Heart'...
  • Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

     
    Her obituary has been written more times than most of us can count. But this time, it's real. Elizabeth Taylor, violet/velvet-eyed screen icon, is dead. An English rose who came to Hollywood very young, broke through with “National Velvet” and...
  • Neil LaBute to give us his take on Agatha Christie

     
    The Agatha Christie novel “The Crooked House,” scripted by “Gosford Park” writer Julian Fellowes, will be a serious step out of his comfort zone for playwright and director Neil LaBute. “I have always liked whodunnits,”...
  • Best Novel Series

     
    All this talk last week about the Rapture reminded me that I may be the only person in the Lehigh Valley who read the entire series of Left Behind novels, which dealt with precisely this topic. Any others out there?......
  • Second star to the left and straight on ’til morning

     
    I graduated college on Sunday. Imagine my chagrin when I woke up Monday morning/afternoon feeling every bit as unaccomplished as I usually do. I thought when I was handed that fictitious diploma holder everything would just magically come together! Just...
  • New troupe In the Wings needs actors for Agatha Christie’s “Mousetrap”

     
    A new theater troupe in Orlando, In the Wings Productions, has picked an old classic for its first production: Agatha Christie's “The Mousetrap,” which is the longest-running play in theater history. (The London production has run since 1952...
  • Best Literary Detectives

     
    Jack Reacher, fictional creation of author Lee Child, doesn’t exactly qualify as a detective. He’s an ex-Army drifter who always seems to find himself in the middle of trouble. But he is a former Military Police major who solves mysteries........
  • On Theater: Westminster prepares for 51st season

    Having reached the milestone of its 50th season, the Westminster Community Theater is making plans for its 51st, which will get underway next month. Things will get started on a prestigious note with a play that won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony...