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  • Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise

    Feds Circling — Rowland Feels Heat Rise
    John Rowland again. The felonious former governor, The Courant confirmed Tuesday, has hired a high-flying Washington, D.C., law firm to represent him in the ominous federal criminal investigation of Rowland's furtive role in Simsbury Republican Lisa...
  • 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-...
  • Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot to rise again in new book

    Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot to rise again in new book
    LONDON -- Hercule Poirot, the meticulous, mustachioed detective invented by legendary crime writer Agatha Christie, is to rise again 38 years after his literary demise, in a new novel commissioned by the Christie estate. The mystery, as yet untitled,...
  • Talking TV: Time and space and the immortal Doctor Who

    Talking TV: Time and space and the immortal Doctor Who
    No other show in the history of television has journeyed as far and wide, as deep and high as the BBC's sci-fi classic "Doctor Who," which celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Generations of fans have seen 11 incarnations of the Time Lord from...
  • Florida State rises to the top of these college football rankings

     Florida State rises to the top of these college football rankings
      This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
  • Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve

    Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve
    Asked whether or not she likes “Pretty Woman,” Alice Eve answers with an enthusiastic, “Of course!” The English actress defends the “classic film of my childhood” as a fairy tale and quotes in a New York accent, “...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide' makes a rich sport of the rules

    'Gentleman's Guide' makes a rich sport of the rules
    NEW YORK — Jefferson Mays, the extraordinary American actor at the core of the very witty new musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" cut his teeth doing the plays of August Strindberg with Anne Bogart. He was great in "Miss Julie" years...
  • Review: 'Never Go Back' by Lee Child

    Review: 'Never Go Back' by Lee Child
    Tom Cruise is a tiny, annoying fellow. Jack Reacher is huge and taciturn. So aside from the plot, Christopher McQuarrie's "Jack Reacher" film — a decent actioner, but no "Bourne Identity" — has nothing to do with Lee Child's Reacher novels....
  • World Book Night announces 2014 picks

    World Book Night announces 2014 picks
    If in general it's better to give than receive, the rule ought to hold true for books -- and giving is the basis of World Book Night, in which millions of books are distributed, for free, by willing volunteers. World Book Night launched in Britain and...
  • Another Disney Girl gone wild -- Miley provides the sleaze at the VMAs

    "WE NEVER really grow up. We only learn how to act in public," said singer Bryan White. OR NOT. I was compelled out of a sense of duty to watch at least part of MTV's Video Music Awards. I would rather have stuck with the new PBS production of Agatha...
  • ATF: ITV Adds Digital, Film And Format Deals in Asia

    SINGAPORE -- ITV Studios Global Entertainment, the sales and distribution arm of UK commercial broadcaster ITV, has unveiled a number of digital distribution and format deals in Asia. In Singapore it signed a multi-year output agreement with Mediacorp to...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Murder for Two'

    "Murder for Two," a two-character spoof by Joe Kinosian (book & music) and Kellen Blair (book & lyrics) of an old-fashioned stage whodunit, is the first musical produced by Second Stage at its Uptown venue. Pity it lands with such a thud. The premise is...