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  • Passings: Kate O'Mara

    Passings: Kate O'Mara
    Kate O'Mara, 74, a British actress best known for her role as Caress Morrell, sister to Joan Collins' Alexis Colby, in the 1980s prime-time soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at a nursing home in southern England after a short illness, according to her...
  • TV journalist stretches truth as a mystery writer

    Hank Phillippi Ryan may not be writing about herself in her award-winning mystery novel, "The Wrong Girl," but there are quite a few similarities between Ryan and the book's main character, Jane Ryland. Ryan and Jane are both investigative journalists....
  • All on board missing Malaysia jet now under scrutiny, officials say

    All on board missing Malaysia jet now under scrutiny, officials say
    BEIJING — Like an Agatha Christie whodunit, the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is now focusing on a finite circle of suspects — the 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the missing plane. While...
  • Authors weave Florida's history into varied tales of crime, mystery

    Mavens of murder and mayhem converged on Orlando earlier this month for SleuthFest, the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America that's celebrating its 20th birthday this year. SleuthFest has become one of the nation's top...
  • Missing Malaysia plane inquiry focuses on the 239 on board

    BEIJING — Like an Agatha Christie whodunit, the investigation of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now focusing on a finite circle of suspects: the 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the missing plane. While loath to call...
  • BBC to Shutter Youth Channel BBC 3 in Cost Cutting Push

    LONDON -- BBC chief Tony Hall is set to shutter the U.K. pubcaster's youth-skewed channel BBC3 as a linear offering as part of a plan to save £100 million ($122 million) a year, according to BBC News. BBC3′s specialty has been comedy shows like...
  • Review: Force is with Liam Neeson in 'Non-Stop's' airborne whodunit

    Review: Force is with Liam Neeson in 'Non-Stop's' airborne whodunit
    For years, decades even, Liam Neeson was an action hero hidden in plain sight. Yes, he was an impressive 6-foot-4, with the rangy physical grace of the former amateur boxing champion still visible, but the Oscar nominee for "Schindler's List" could...
  • BBC Plots Agatha Christie Adaptations for Writer's 125th Anniversary

    LONDON -- The BBC has commissioned two adaptations of Agatha Christie stories, "And Then There Were None" and "Partners in Crime," to be delivered in time for the 125th anniversary of her birth. Christie (pictured) is the world's best-selling novelist...
  • Up in the air, thrills are plane to see

    Up in the air, thrills are plane to see
    Opening Friday, the new thriller "Non-Stop" is an entertaining time killer you wouldn't mind seeing on a long flight, as long as that flight weren't bedeviled by the sort of dramatic complications the movies have found irresistible for nearly a century....
  • REVIEW: 'Non-Stop' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Non-Stop' ★★&#9733
    All's right with the world on this late day in February. Liam Neeson, also known as Mr. Capable or Uncle Avuncular, is back headlining another entertainingly preposterous thriller, this one called "Non-Stop," directed by his "Unknown" collaborator,...
  • TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'

    TV Picks: 'Portlandia,' Australian mysteries, 'Legit'
    "Portlandia" (IFC, Thursdays). The sketch-comedy expression of the best-friendship of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein begins its fourth season this week. Brownstein, formerly of the band Sleater-Kinney and currently of Wild Flag, has long since...
  • Northlight Theatre announces 40th anniversary season

    Northlight Theatre announces 40th anniversary season
    In the first of the major 2014-15 season announcements from Chicago’s theaters, Northlight Theatre said Wednesday that its 40th anniversary season will include a fall production of Amanda Peet’s “The Commons of Pensacola,” an off-...