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  • This week: ‘American Idol’ times 3; ‘Big Bang Theory’ lecture

     
    How interested are viewers in this year's “American Idol”? We'll learn a lot more when the public starts voting and the show expands to three nights for the week. The 10 girl hopefuls perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, the 10 guys sing at 8 p.m....
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'Promised Land': Fracking tale barely touches surface ★★

    'Promised Land': Fracking tale barely touches surface ★★
    For a fellow who's just been promoted to vice president of land management by his multibillion-dollar natural gas company, the character played by Matt Damon in "Promised Land" is awfully wussy. He turns into a puddle whenever he's bested by the...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 30, 2012

    now playing "Django Unchained" (R). A slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:15, 3:45, 7:20, 10:50 p.m.) "The...