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Special to The TimesCharlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
MICHAEL SHERMER is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American and the author of "Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It?"'MORE WOMEN died in the back seat of Edward Kennedy's car at Chappaquiddick than ever died in a gas chamber at Auschwitz." Is this line more offensive to Jews than an editorial cartoon depicting the prophet Muhammad with a turban bomb is to Muslims?...
Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64. In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the...
In an anecdote that sticks to the memory like an overdone cookie on an undergreased cookie sheet — those 2011 holiday baking mishaps still rankle — an American visiting the Sorbonne is accosted by a French student. "You Americans!" the...
Orlando Theater BlogStetson University's Stover Theatre continues its 105th season with four plays by comic dramatist Christopher Durang. These short comedies will be directed by students of Stetson's Advanced Directing class and will run from Nov. 11-14. The plays are â...
Benjamin Rous has been selected as the new associate conductor of the Virginia Symphony. His first assignment here will be conducting the symphony's free outdoor pre-season concerts in August-September. As associate conductor, he'll be responsible for...
Veteran actor Frank Langella first stepped into former President Richard M. Nixon's shoes in 2006 with Peter Morgan's "Frost/Nixon" on the London stage. The play, which chronicled the preparations, negotiations and shooting of the famed 1977 interviews...
Paul Scofield, one of the giants of the British stage who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons," has died. He was 86. Scofield, who had been suffering from leukemia, died Wednesday in a...
Zap2It.com"I only wish I were still in the movie business." That's Howard Hughes at his 1972 news conference, dialing in from the Bahamas to refute his purported autobiography, the one ostensibly written in conjunction with mythomaniac and Mailer-lite Clifford...
The EnvelopeConventional wisdom holds that "The Departed," by winning four Oscars, including best picture and director, was the big winner Sunday night at the Academy Awards. But for my money, the evening's truly triumphant were the screenwriters. Going beyond even...
Zap2It.comWhat do you think of the WGA list? ++++++++++++++++++++ || 1. || CASABLANCA Screenplay by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch. Based on the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison || || 2. || THE GODFATHER...
- See where this movie is playing. ++++++++++++++++++++ || Make a night of it. Find: - Recommended dining - Recommended bars || ++++++++++++++++++++ "Lawrence of Arabia," David Lean's great movie biography of the enigmatic British soldier who...
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