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  • Reel Critics: 'Dead Man' running in noir thriller

    Reel Critics: 'Dead Man' running in noir thriller
    Director Niels Arden Oplev teamed up with forceful actress Noomi Rapace in the acclaimed original of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." They team up again for another tense crime thriller in "Dead Man Down." Colin Farrell joins them in this dark and...
  • DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz

    DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz
    Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
  • Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd

    Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd
    It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game — in this case, the game show "Jeopardy!" Tom Lynn, of Radnor-Winston, played so well that a crowd of 50 family members, friends and former colleagues and classmates gave him a...
  • Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million

    Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million
    A Beverly Hills home built for actor Bert Lahr, the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz," is back on the market, this time priced at $25.58 million. Designed by Paul R. Williams in 1941, the gated estate encompasses 1.38 park-like acres. The Connecticut/...
  • TV Picks: 'Breaking Bad' marathon, TCM musicals, Hulu comedies

    TV Picks: 'Breaking Bad' marathon, TCM musicals, Hulu comedies
    "Breaking Bad" marathon (AMC, Friday through Monday). For those whose year has been marred by not being able to discuss "Breaking Bad" at cocktail parties, AMC brings you the parting gift of a series marathon, airing from noon each day, Friday through...
  • On Theater: Lots of 'Love,' from Trudy to Lucy

    With the arrival of 2014 comes a new crop of local theater productions, four of which are chomping at the bit to get on stage this weekend. Leading the pack from South Coast Repertory is "Trudy and Max in Love," by Zoe Kazan, which kicks off the year on...
  • "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover

    "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover
    Be prepared to fall in love all over again with “The Wizard of Oz.” That’s how good the refurbished-from-the-1939-movie musical comedy is. It’s now in a dazzling run through Jan. 19 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts....
  • Ruth Robinson Duccini, 95, one of the last 'Oz' Munchkins, dies

    Ruth Robinson Duccini, 95, one of the last 'Oz' Munchkins, dies
    Ruth Robinson Duccini, one of the last members of the troupe of diminutive actors who played Munchkins in the 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz," died Thursday after a brief illness at a hospice in Las Vegas, said her son, Fred Duccini. She was 95....
  • Ruth Duccini dies at 95; one of the last surviving Munchkins

    Ruth Duccini — who was just over 4 feet tall as an adult — went from Midwestern small-town life to being part of a troupe known and beloved by millions of people worldwide: She was one of the 124 Munchkins who appeared in the 1939 MGM...
  • Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'

     Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Beloved musical "The Wizard of Oz" will open this Friday, Aug. 2, at the Osceola Center for the Arts. The show, based on the classic book by L. Frank Baum, runs through Aug. 11. Garrett Sanders is directing. "The Wizard of Oz" film — released in...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' to debut in 3-D at renovated Chinese Theatre

     'Wizard of Oz' to debut in 3-D at renovated Chinese Theatre
    As it moves into the digital future, the former Grauman's Chinese Theatre will draw from its Hollywood past when it unveils a giant Imax auditorium with a 3-D screening of "The Wizard of Oz." The new theater, now called TCL Chinese Theatre Imax, will...