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Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83. Falk,...
James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the strong and commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88. Arness died of natural causes at his home in...
The Town of Hancock held the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected mayor and council members Monday. Mayor Daniel Murphy was sworn in by Clerk of the Court Dennis Weaver and then presided over the swearing in of new council members Homer...
Zap2ItThe home-video releases of one of television's longest-running series continue, and while Marshal Matt Dillon (James Arness) is at the center of many episodes, others showcase the Western's other regular characters. That's particularly true of a story in...
Tags: Matt Dillon, DVDs, Milburn Stone, Entertainment, James Arness
Zap2ItThe time for the "Mystery Movie" has come again. In the 1970s, the idea worked so well for NBC, the network used it twice weekly for a while ... on rotating components including Peter Falk's "Columbo," Dennis Weaver's "McCloud" and Rock Hudson's "McMillan...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelJames Arness, who died Friday at age 88, pulled off the hardest kind of acting on "Gunsmoke." He made a forceful and enduring impression with a subtle, determined approach. He didn't hog the screen or chew the scenery. He simply was Matt Dillon. At 6-...
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor James Arness, who played U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon on the TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday in Brentwood at the age of 88. According to a posting on his official website, Arness, a native of Minneapolis, died of...
Tribune movie critic3½ stars (out of four) A technological marvel of a movie that blows a chance to be much, much more, Steven Spielberg's new film of H.G. Wells' science fiction classic "War of the Worlds" takes us on a wild journey through two sides of its supremely...
Zap2It.comDennis Weaver, who starred in the classic TV Western "Gunsmoke" and later brought the West to New York City in "McCloud," has died. The actor and environmental activist, who recently appeared in the ABC Family series "Wildfire," died Friday (Feb. 24)...
Tribune movie critic3 stars (out of four) "Tideland" is a disturbing confection, a Gothic fairy tale from "Brazil's" Terry Gilliam based on Mitch Cullin's 2000 novel about the fantasy life of a brainy, lively little Southern girl named Jeliza-Rose. Jeliza, wondrously...
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Again With the Perspective. "In the West Bank, a group calling itself the Lions of Monotheism firebombed four churches, telling the Associated Press, 'The attacks were carried out to protest the Pope's remarks linking Islam and violence.' The irony...
1. GREED (Erich Von Stroheim; 1925) 4 stars The "reconstructed" version of Von Stroheim's great mutilated social drama -- cut by MGM from eight hours to two -- based on Frank Norris' novel "McTeague." Even in its savagely truncated form, "Greed" has...
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