| Feb 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The cycling antics of some of the greatest stars of Hollywood's golden age are captured in Steven Rea's "Hollywood Rides a Bike."...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The TV standouts Wednesday night: 1. “America's Got Talent” puts four acts through to the Top 24 in a results show at 9 on NBC. One act that seems likely to move on is comedian Tom Cotter, who has an amusing and original way of sending up...
| 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,...
| 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 24, 2011
Tom Hanks danced his way into our hearts with some of the most memorable moments in motion picture history. The two-time Oscar winning Best Actor's latest reunites him with Julia Roberts in the touching and very funny, "Larry Crowne" that opens a week...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:12 AM
6 cups cubed watermelon
8 ounces crumbled feta (or goat cheese)
1/2 cup chopped or shredded fresh basil bottled balsamic vinaigrette (I like Paul Newman's Light Balsamic) THAT's IT!
Easy to take, easy to increase quantities; fresh and yummy!
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 9:40 AM
The saga of Springfield continues in the latest year of the animated Fox sitcom to hit video. It's easy to identify the set, since it's packaged in the shape and image of series character Ralph Wiggum's head.
Of course, there's a "Treehouse of Horror"...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 9:38 PM
Patricia Neal, the willowy, husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963's "Hud" and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died on Sunday. She was 84.
Neal had lung cancer and died at her home in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's...