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  • VOD Spotlight: Matt Damon and John Krasinski in “Promised Land”

     
    When Matt Damon and John Krasinski set out to bring what Krasinski calls an “exploration of modern-day American identity” to moviegoers, the pair zeroed in on a tableau happening across the land — rural communities mired in economic...
  • Laurence Fishburne delivers transformative performance in 'Thurgood'

    It's a shame that Black History Month doesn't come around more than once a year -- especially when it brings with it work this excellent. Thursday, Feb. 24, HBO presents "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne in a role that could define his mature...
  • 'The Event' promises a death and no flashbacks

    After a 10-episode opening salvo that relied heavily on flashbacks and was not exactly a ratings blockbuster, NBC's science-fiction thriller "The Event" returned last Monday with a two-hour block that featured Director of National Intelligence Blake...
  • Reel Critics: 'Water For Elephants' too dry

    "Water for Elephants" is a Depression-era melodrama whose star has never looked more gorgeous. And that's just Robert Pattinson. Pattinson plays Jacob, a down on his luck veterinary student who joins a second-rate circus in a twist of fate. Its...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Paul Bogart dies at 92; Emmy-winning TV director

    Paul Bogart dies at 92; Emmy-winning TV director
    Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92. Bogart died of age-related...
  • Broad Stage season includes Placido Domingo, Shakespeare's Globe

    Broad Stage season includes Placido Domingo, Shakespeare's Globe
    The Broad Stage's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Wednesday, will feature appearances by a number of prominent performers including actor Hal Holbrook, violinist Pinchas Zukerman and thespians from Shakespeare's Globe in a production of "Hamlet."...
  • Hartford Stage's Bill Raymond in Spielberg's "Lincoln" Film

    Hartford Stage's Bill Raymond in Spielberg's "Lincoln" Film
    Bill Raymond, who has played Scrooge in Hartford Stage's "A Christmas Carol" in 12 of the last 14 annual runs, is featured in the upcoming Steven Spielberg film, "Lincoln," based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Team of Rivals." Daniel Day-Lewis plays...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 16, 2012

    now playing "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13). Bilbo Baggins begins a journey to reclaim a stolen treasure. With Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. TownMall Cinemas (11:00 a.m., 12:00*, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00*, 7:00, 7:30*, 8:00*, 10:50...
  • Virginia: Follow Lincoln (and 'Lincoln') in Richmond, Petersburg

    RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond. They were...
  • Hal Holbrook To Be Honored At Mark Twain House In Hartford

    Hal Holbrook To Be Honored At Mark Twain House In Hartford
    Hal Holbrook, the Tony, Emmy Award winning (and Oscar-nominated) actor will be in Hartford later this month when the Mark Twain House & Museum dedicates its Great Hall at its museum center in honor of the actor who has spent more than 60 years playing the...