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Hal Holbrook

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  • 'Rectify' TV review: Tense, beautiful 'Rectify' rewards patience

    'Rectify' TV review: Tense, beautiful 'Rectify' rewards patience
    In the second hour of Sundance Channel's incredibly absorbing new series "Rectify," Daniel Holden takes off his shoes and socks in the outfield of a baseball diamond. He revels at the feel of grass between his toes and the sun on his face, two...
  • 'Rectify' to get second season on Sundance

    'Rectify' to get second season on Sundance
    Sundance Channel's first original series, "Rectify," has received glowing reviews for its short season of just six episodes. So it's good news for fans that the legal drama has been renewed for a longer, 10-episode second season. "Rectify" stars Aden...
  • Will 'Harry Potter' finally get some respect from Oscar voters?

     
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2" may be the most critically admired movie in America but that doesn't mean it will translate into Oscar glory....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ray McKinnon relishes being the movies’ designated Southerner

     
    You can’t take a seat in a movie theater this fall without getting a load of that tall, gangly, drawling Georgian Ray McKinnon. He was the school teacher who lets the young hero get extra credit for taking care of an injured dolphin in “...
  • In rotation: 'The Rolling Stones on the Ed Sullivan Show'

     
    Those who know of the Rolling Stones' early history on “The Ed Sullivan Show” are most likely familiar with their 1967 performance of “Let's Spend the Night Together,” on which they were required to change the chorus to “Let'...
  • Last minute gift ideas: Memorable theater books

     
    Theater book suggestions for the holidays....
  • Jason Alexander to receive Actors Fund award

     
    "Seinfeld" actor Jason Alexander is to receive the Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement, presented by the Actors Fund....
  • Val Kilmer wants to make his Mark (Twain)

     
    Few actors own a role the way Hal Holbrook owns Mark Twain. The Tony- and Emmy-winning actor, who recently turned 87, has played the humorist in his one-man stage play “Mark Twain Tonight!” since 1954, logging thousands of performances and...
  • Tony-, Emmy-winning actor's show at area venue is canceled

     
    A show by a Tony and Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor slated this month at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has been canceled. Hal Holbrook has canceled his Oct. 20 performance of “Mark Twain Tonight!&#...
  • ‘Lincoln’: Look at all those TV actors; did you love the surprise?

     
    Another day at the multiplex, another chance to see some wonderful TV actors showing their versatility. Today's example: “Lincoln.” Of course, it's a grand showcase for Daniel Day-Lewis as Honest Abe. But the intimate Steven Spielberg epic...
  • 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....