| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Elaine Stritch didn't originate the role of Claire, the alcoholic loose cannon of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1966 drama "A Delicate Balance." But she did put her corrosively funny stamp on the part in a 1996 Lincoln Center Theatre production, a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell just spiced up her life with an engagement.
The British pop star went the old-fashioned route, sharing the news that she and Formula 1 racer Christian Horner were affianced in a Tuesday newspaper announcement.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has just finished shooting at Pinewood Studios, and the next "Star Wars" pic, the eighth film in the franchise, is already booked in to shoot at Pinewood as well, Ivan Dunleavy, CEO of U.K. production facilities...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Sometimes sequels can be a good thing — a very good thing.
That's the story with "Turks & Caicos" and "Salting the Battlefield," the second and third films in what PBS is calling "The Worricker Trilogy," a terrific trio of made-for-TV movies...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:56 AM
British police confronted a man trying to eat the eyeball and face of a woman and used a stun gun on the cannibal who later died, local media quoted witnesses as saying.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a murder investigation has been...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:03 PM
"Lilting," starring Cheng Pei-pei and Ben Whishaw, is a lyrical little chamber piece on language, playing with what words mean, what the body says, what is understood and what is not.
Writer-director Hong Khaou, in his feature directing debut, was...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:15 AM
"In Flanders fields the poppies blow ..." is the opening line of one of the most famous poems about World War I. The red poppies that bloomed in the battlefields of Belgium and France became a powerful and lasting symbol of fallen soldiers and their...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:44 AM
NEW BRITAIN - City voters can cast ballots at the usual polling places today with one exception: Residents in District 4 will go to the DiLoreto School rather than to Gaffney School.
Polls opened at 6 a.m. and won't close until 8 p.m. Voters with...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Queen of England, meet Maleficent! Angelina has received physical proof from Queen Elizabeth II that she is an honorary dame.
"Ms. Angelina Jolie was received by The Queen today when HM presented her with the Insignia of an Honorary Damehood," read a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Catalonia's drive to break away from Spain hit a roadblock this week. Spain's Constitutional Court on Monday agreed to hear Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's appeal contesting Catalonia's plan for a Nov. 9 referendum on independence and suspended the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:54 PM
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London is endlessly fascinating, a city so iconic that even if people have never been there, they recognize its landmarks....