| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Aaron Sagers has traveled the globe to hunt for ghosts, search for aliens and investigate curses. Now, he’s the host and co-executive producer of “Paranormal Paparazzi,” an entertainment news show premiering Sept. 28 on the Travel...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Ever responsive to the week's headlines, I thought it would be appropriate today to offer a tribute to Gen. David Petraeus by listing the 10 Best Movie Military Leaders. This is an interesting collection, at least to me. This is......
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:03 AM
By Willie Waffle on December 18, 2011 10:34 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)I had a chance to sit down with Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson to talk about their new movie, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. We talk about the movie, the challenge of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Many people consider the 1979 miniseries made from John le Carre's “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” to be the best adaptation of his work. Alec Guinness' George Smiley in that version (and later reprised in a second miniseries) has been...
| Oct 7, 2012
How do you make a serial killer likable?
One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:52 AM
In Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new rethinking of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the venerable London stage actor Ian McDiarmid plays Timon, "a psychological mess," the actor says, "a British lord in America, rich from birth and generous with money,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Herbert Lom, the Czechoslovakian-born actor who starred as Inspector Clouseau's boss Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies, has died at the age of 95, reports the AP.
Lom's son Alec says the actor, born Herbert Charles Angelo...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 4:37 PM
Television turns to some old favorites in a big way this weekend. Here's a look at some highlights:...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 8:18 PM
HAMPTON — Long before his audacious victories during the Civil War Robert E. Lee was sent to Fort Wool, a manmade island in the middle of Hampton Roads, to battle against the elements.
He wasn't entirely successful back in the 1830s according to...
| Feb 19, 2008
| 5:54 PM
Gender-bender acting has been going on since the earliest days of theater, when women were forbidden to appear on stage and female roles were played by men. And many a famous performer has attempted to play someone of the opposite sex. Katharine Hepburn...