| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:22 AM
On September 10th, James Cameron’s epic Titanic will be released for the first time ever on Blu-ray 2D and 3D.
I thought I would commemorate 4-disc set with a 3-part blog on my experiences with the Titanic.
I am embarrassed to admit I bought a DVD...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:42 AM
The 2012 Emmy nominations are in the books and my first-blush reactions are mixed. Some surprises left me smiling while I was scratching my head about a few perennial nominations. And of course I have to bitch about them all. So here's a quick list of the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Of all the movies reconfigured for 3-D since the craze resurfaced, director James Cameron's revisiting of his 1997 Oscar winner was one of the most anticipated.
Certainly, the depth of the images is notably enhanced this time as passengers Jack and...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Multiple Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey will star in Sam Shepard's "Cirse of the Starving Class" in early 2013 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre.
The announmcement will be made Monday night, along with the other shows slated for the 2012-13 season for the...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The return of Judith Ivey, a "world premiere" work about Louis Armstrong and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Clybourne Park" are among the shows for the 2012-13 season at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
The 48th season opens with the new one-person...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Kate Hudson deploys her typically spirited and luminous image as long as she can in this romantic drama, since her character eventually gets the news that she's terminally ill.
In the tradition of such tales as "Dark Victory," her doctor (Gael Garcia...
| Oct 6, 2009
| 12:57 PM
Of the many hats worn by icon Anne Frank—ingénue, prophet, precocious innocent, even an actual lampshade, in one ill-advised incarnation—the most obvious is the least examined: writer. But in Anne Frank, author and lifetime fan Francine...