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Julianne Moore’s Performance in Still Alice Is Unforgettable

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Shortly after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) tells her husband, John (Alec Baldwin), that she would prefer having cancer. Anyone

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Red Riding Hood

Disney’s Into the Woods Is Anything But Grimm

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Disney’s much anticipated Into the Woods open today, Christmas Day, but the Rob Marshall-helmed reworking of James Lapine’s play has already received a slew of

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Harman Awards

Harman Center for the Arts Celebrates
Their Annual Gala at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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On October 5, 2014 the Shakespeare Theatre Company recognized John Hurt, Stacy Keach, and Dame Diana Rigg as this year’s recipients of The William Shakespeare

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Larry

TV’s Cliffhanger Has Become a Real Downer

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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I think I’m safe in saying that we will never see a better cliffhanger than the one produced by Dallas on March 21,1980, when someone

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Seth

Oscar 2013 – A Season of Firsts

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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There will be many firsts at the Oscars this year. Seth MacFarlane will host for the first time. For the first time in 31 years,

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Downton Christmas

Before Downton Abbey – Where the Stars Shone

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Downton Abbey’s Season 3 will begin January 6, 2013, on PBS and excitement is growing. First Lady Michelle Obama, a big fan of the show,

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Beginners—Christopher Plummer’s
Oscar-Worthy Performance

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Christopher Plummer’s career spans seven decades, perhaps his best known role as Captain von Trapp in 1965‘s The Sound of Music. But this Canadian actor

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Curl

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:
Helping James Bond Nab a Killer

Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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The opening credits of David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo mimic the beginning of a James Bond film; female forms slither across the

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