| Nov 4, 2011
Bad notes, old song in 'Janie Jones'
In "Janie Jones," the guitar-slinging pre-teen girl with the long black hair is 15-year-old Abigail Breslin, a little tougher-looking since her "Little Miss Sunshine" debut but sporting the same appealing mixture of...
| Nov 4, 2011
Punk rock dads open up
In the documentary "The Other F Word" the word implied in the title is fatherhood; the film takes a look at the seemingly contradictory transition into middle age for men who are in a working rock band and also trying to settle...
| Nov 4, 2011
'Silenced' is harrowing
A recent hit in Korea, "Silenced" ("Dogani") is based on a true story in which administrators at a school for deaf children received extremely light penalties for sexually abusing their young charges.
In the film, a teacher (Gong...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Emery Battis, a veteran stage actor whose career spanned more than 70 years and who worked frequently at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven during its first decades, died Sept. 20 at an assisted-living facility in Marlboro, Mass. He was 96 and died of...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton.
The one-time Trappe resident was 92.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:36 AM
The knock on Lana Del Rey is that she’s all style and no substance, a pouty product placement trading on unearned hipster cred that was essentially manufactured by a major-label marketing machine.
Put another way, she’s the ideal embodiment...
| Dec 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Darryl Kempâ€™s prints are found in Marjorie Hippersonâ€™s apartment. â€śYes, Iâ€™ll Leave Now!â€ť Dmitri Shostakovich gives some lumps to Louis Armstrong and Leonard Bernstein. Now you know what a Shamash is. A robe is $55 at Oviattâ€™s â€“ thatâ€™s...
| Oct 31, 2008
A Hartford police officer who was hit by a car he had pulled over late Monday night was released from the hospital Thursday, police said.
Hartford police spokeswoman Nancy Mulroy said the officer, whose name is being withheld, was under observation.
| Mar 7, 2009
Jim Bellows, a legendary editor who built a career resuscitating underdog big-city newspapers from Los Angeles to New York and helped turn Tom Wolfe and Jimmy Breslin into stars, has died. He was 86.
Bellows, a longtime resident of Brentwood, died...
| Jul 26, 2009
| 5:15 PM
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 11pm tonight.
Earlier this evening there was a tornado warning for Fairfield County. That warning has been dropped. There was no visual on a tornado and no verification if it actually touched down....