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  • 'Black Sails'' Hannah New adventurous on and off screen

    PASADENA, Calif. Before she was 30 actress Hannah New had already climbed Kilimanjaro, backpacked through Asia and South America, volunteered in children's homes in Bolivia, made a miniseries in Spanish and earned a master's degree. "My mom would say I...
  • 'Justified' returns, new DVD items

    The TV drama "Justified" begins a new season at 10 p.m. Tuesday on FX, and it's a season I approach with mixed feelings. On one hand, it has been and remains one of the best shows on television. (I put it seventh on my list of the best series of 2014.)...
  • 2014's dubious achievements

    Long ago, my honored predecessor and friend John Hartl (who's been reviewing movies for Seattle Times readers for 48 years) began a tradition of wrapping up the movie year with a list of "Dubious Achievements." Following once more in his footsteps, here...
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Wick' catches fire

    Reel Critics: This 'Wick' catches fire
    Gangsters from Russia are the new default mafia in recent crime thrillers. Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer" and James Gandolfini in "The Drop" battled vicious mobsters transplanted from the old Soviet Union. Keanu Reeves now joins the fray as the...
  • Review: 'Brief Encounters' by Dick Cavett

    In "Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks," a welcome sequel to 2010's "Talk Show," Dick Cavett covers a lot of ground in a collection of erudite and witty pieces: from writing jokes for the comedy-impaired Art Linkletter to...
  • The long goodbye after the loss of an actor

    The long goodbye after the loss of an actor
    When a film actor leaves us before his final work becomes available, it makes for a long, strange goodbye indeed. The most recent example of this comes from the latest "Hunger Games" movie, "Mockingjay — Part 1." The late Philip Seymour Hoffman,...
  • What Netflix's Sandler Stunner Means for Movies

    Leave it to a company that started the week resurrecting a martial-arts flick to follow up with a big one-two punch. Just days after Netflix surprised Hollywood with a deal for a "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" sequel, the streaming service walloped...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Robin Williams to be honored with special Emmys tribute

    The 66th annual Emmy Awards will remember Robin Williams with a "proper and meaningful remembrance," executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement on Wednesday. "Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion," Mischer said. "While we are...
  • Emmys 2014: Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins lead actress in a comedy series

    Emmys 2014: Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins lead actress in a comedy series
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her third consecutive Emmy for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal of the sharp-tongued and ambitious Selina Meyer, the fictional vice president of the United States, in HBO's "Veep," beating out a formidable field that...