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Living a Good Life Is Still the Best Revenge

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
by on Playing Around

ABC-TV’s Revenge has become the surprise hit of the fall season. Said to be an updated version of The Count of Monte Cristo, this nighttime

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Arthur Comes of Age

Friday, April 8th, 2011
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The original 1981 Arthur is a hard act to follow. Starring cuddly Dudley Moore as loveable playboy Arthur Bach, the film won two Academy Awards

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Florencia Lozano—Stealing the Scene

Sunday, August 9th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Perfect Stranger, the 2007 thriller starring Halle Berry and Bruce Willis, was not a box office hit. The director shot several different endings, apparently unsure

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Majora Carter—Greening the Bronx

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

In Game 2 of the 1977 World Series, a fire started in an abandoned elementary school a few blocks from Yankee Stadium. Howard Cosell, announcing

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Oscar-Winner Patricia Neal Reflects on Stars and Awards

Thursday, February 19th, 2009
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In 1964, Patricia Neal was pregnant and sound asleep in her bed in England. The phone rang in the middle of the night. “A girl

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1973 New York: Life on Mars, Not Venus, for Women

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009
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By Charlene Giannetti In ABC-TV’s Life on Mars, New York City police detective Sam Tyler, played by Jason O’Mara, is struck by a car and

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