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  • Allison Tolman gets big break on 'Fargo'

    Allison Tolman gets big break on 'Fargo'
    Though set within the same frigid landscape as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie, the new FX series "Fargo" is not so much an adaptation as it is a close cousin. Two episodes in, it has revealed itself to be a show larded with sight gags, stubborn Midwestern manners, character quirks, black humor and oftentimes a serious and observant look at mangled humanity.
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Jerry distorts a quote about deadly sarin gas

    'The Newsroom' recap: Jerry distorts a quote about deadly sarin gas
    By editing out one key word from an interview, hotshot producer Jerry Dantana (Hamish Linklater) damages ACN’s journalistic credibility -- and exposes the cable network to staggering legal expenses -- on “One Step Too Many,” Episode 16...

    Talking to Julie Harris About Her 'Literary Ladies'

    I interviewed Julie Harris several times over the years but one of my favorites was for a piece I did for The Hartford Courant in 1990 in advance of a tour of "Driving Miss Daisy" at New Haven's Shubert Theater. By FRANK RIZZO "Don't call Julie Harris...

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip
    Before gangster Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) explores a money-making opportunity in Florida, he takes care of business on his Atlantic City turf in Episode 38 (“Resignation”) of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”   First there&...