| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:31 AM
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest.
Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem.
About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Near the end of the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman looks to George Kennedy and says, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate."
Same goes for me and the Charlottesville Daily Progress' Whitey Reid.
Reid and I have had a spirited,...
| Dec 22, 2010
Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
| Jan 22, 2011
Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78.
Know for her...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:37 AM
WEST SUFFIELD -- As soon as Tim and Cara Beneski heard the news on Sept. 26, 2008, they called their sons to "The Island," their king size bed that is haven for family time.
"We told them Paul Newman had passed away," Cara said. "They were hysterical, so...
| Jun 19, 2011
From "King Lear" to "Leave it to Beaver," works of fiction have featured memorable dads. Here's a Father's Day sampler:
1. Chevy Chase plays Clark Griswold in four "Vacation" feature films, but Clark's two kids are played by different actors in each....
| Jun 15, 2008
Here is my Sunday newspaper column, in which "Love Guru" star/writer/producer Mike Myers discusses his lifelong love of hockey. Please read it and also vote for your favorite hockey movie. Here is a list of nominees suggested last week when......
| Jan 21, 2010
by Mark Silva In the ashes of a special election in Massachusetts that has put the president's domestic agenda in doubt, the White House said today that it will wait and let congressional leaders take some time to determine "the......
| Feb 12, 2010
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies NEW RULES: The new special "Bill Maher . . . But I'm Not Wrong" features the comedian, at 10......