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  • Review: 'There's Something I Want You to Do' by Charles Baxter

    Review: 'There's Something I Want You to Do' by Charles Baxter
    "You'll never know me," a character in Charles Baxter's story "Chastity" says to her lover, Benny Takemitsu. "And I'll never know you." The speaker, Sarah Lemming, means it as a general comment about the unknowability and inscrutability of human beings, though one might wonder, as Benny himself probably does, if all human beings are as unknowable and inscrutable as Sarah, an underemployed aspiring standup comedian whom he rescues from a suicide attempt (which may or may not have been sincere) and who, when she becomes pregnant with Benny's child, lets him know by working it into her standup routine, making a joke of it in front of a roomful of strangers.
  • Rod Taylor dies at 84; star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

    Rod Taylor dies at 84; star of Hitchcock's 'The Birds'
    Legendary Hollywood actor Rod Taylor, best known for his role in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” has died, his daughter Felicia Taylor confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. Taylor died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his daughter...

    Florida Film Festival stars: Cary Elwes, Tippi Hedren ... and the U.K.

    Florida Film Festival stars: Cary Elwes, Tippi Hedren ... and the U.K.
    At this year's Florida Film Festival, the rallying cry could be borrowed from history: "The British are coming! The British are coming!" For the first time, a special program of short films from the United Kingdom is part of the annual 10-day festival...

    TV review: 'Bates Motel' weirder than just Norman-Norma

    TV review: 'Bates Motel' weirder than just Norman-Norma
    "What's wrong with Norman?" someone asks in the third episode of "Bates Motel," A&E's update and prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Maybe they should be asking, "What's wrong with Norman's new town?" The Norman in question is Norman Bates, the...

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 'Titus Andronicus' will be awash in blood

     Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 'Titus Andronicus' will be awash in blood
    Drip. Blood will flow. And gush. And splatter. And drip. When Orlando Shakespeare Theater opens "Titus Andronicus" on Friday, March 29, the stage will be awash in red. Shakespeare's grim tale of the damaging — and frequently fatal...