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Katharine Hepburn

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  • Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer

    Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer
    No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does. The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'

    Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'
    It hardly seems possible that there could be room for yet another important biography on so iconic a star as Marlene Dietrich, already the subject of a remarkably candid yet detached memoir by her daughter Maria Riva and of the late Steven Bach's...
  • On Theatre: 'Philadelphia' dated, but good performances abound

    For the final production of its 50th anniversary season, the Westminster Community Theater has chosen a play whose vintage makes WCT look like the new kid on the block. Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" first appeared during that brief period of...
  • Rachel McAdams finds heaven at 'Midnight in Paris'

    Rachel McAdams finds heaven at 'Midnight in Paris'
    Most actors would kill for an opportunity to appear in a Woody Allen film. Rachel McAdams was no different, gladly accepting when he offered her a part in “Midnight in Paris.” Then the eccentric filmmaker called to talk to her about the role,...
  • The Week: 6/2 - 6/8

    The Week:  6/2 - 6/8
    Thursday June 2 Parties: Like A Zoo Animal Ever wanted to have an evening straight out of a crazy-party-themed music video? While tonight’s Penguin Party at Hard Rock CafĂ© Foxwoods might not come that close real diva debauchery, you will be...
  • Bill T. Jones, McCartney, Oprah and others take a bow at Kennedy Center Honors

    The man who wrote and sang the most recorded song in history. Another who created songs people hum while leaving Broadway theaters. The woman whose talk show became TV's most influential. Paul McCartney, Jerry Herman and Oprah Winfrey join country...
  • 'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight

    'Rabbit Hole,' other films place marriage in Oscar spotlight
    We've had Johnny and June in "Walk the Line," Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda's grouchy old-timers in "On Golden Pond" and real-life marrieds Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton bickering their way through "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" But they'...
  • Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting

    Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting
    In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office." All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
  • Turner Classic Movies offers up a fresh '31 Days of Oscar'

    Oscar month usually has 28 days. On Turner Classic Movies, though, it always has 31. The channel again marks the upcoming Academy Awards -- to be broadcast Feb. 27 on ABC -- as the annual "31 Days of Oscar" festival of nominated and winning films starts...
  • Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'

    Martin Poll dies at 89; veteran producer best known for 'Lion in Winter'
    Martin Poll, 89, a veteran producer best known for "The Lion in Winter," the Oscar-winning 1968 film that starred Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole, died Saturday in New York. He had pneumonia and kidney failure, according to his son, Jon. Hepburn...