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  • Kate MacCluggage To Bewitch in "Bell, Book and Candle"

    Kate MacCluggage To Bewitch in "Bell, Book and Candle"
    Kate MacCluggage, who was last featured in the ensemble cast of Long Wharf Theatre's "It's a Wonderful Life," will play Gillian, the bewitching witch, in the the romantic comedy "Bell, Book and Candle," a co-production with Long Wharf and Hartford Stage....
  • Theater review: 'Hamlet, Prince of Darkness' at Zombie Joe's Underground

     
    David C. Nichols reviews 'Hamlet, Prince of Darkness' at Zombie Joe's Underground...
  • 'A Separation': Kenneth Turan's film pick of the week

     
    "A Separation": Don't wait too long to see "A Separation," an exceptional film from Iran. If you care enough about foreign language films to have heard about this particular gem, don't hold back until all your friends have told you how good it is and...
  • Laurel & Hardy and Ernie Kovacs: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    "Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection"/"The Ernie Kovacs Collection": Genuine humor is hard to come by these days, so it's a good thing that some of the funniest people of the past are reappearing on DVD collections, writes Los Angeles Times film...
  • Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead and more: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    "The Rolling Stones on the Ed Sullivan Show," "The Grateful Dead Movie," "Aki Kaurismaki's Leningrad Cowboys" prove that DVDs are not just for stories, they can capture and convey all manner of musical performance....
  • Buster Keaton's classic films return: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick

     
    Buster Keaton: New DVD releases allow viewers to look at all aspects of Buster Keaton's filmmaking career, even the lesser-known ones....
  • Andy Hardy, Warner Bros. pre-Code films: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick

     
    "The Andy Hardy Collection" and Warner Bros. pre-Code films: Hollywood was not a one-size-fits-all entity in its glory days; movies catered to the widest variety of tastes, as two new groups of DVD releases featuring Andy Hardy and pre-Code frolics...
  • 'Godzilla' and two more Japanese gems: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    Three films from three different eras of Japanese cinematic history -- "United Red Army," "Three Outlaw Samurai" and "Godzilla" -- have been the beneficiaries of recent DVD releases....
  • 'Rules of the Game,' 'Casque d'Or' at LACMA: Kenneth Turan's picks

     
    “The Rules of the Game,” “Casque d'Or”: Now that film exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been pared down to a minimum, thank God for the good taste of artist Ellsworth Kelly, who has been allowed to curate a...
  • Pola Negri, Jean Harlow, Jean Arthur: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    New boxed sets look at the careers of Pola Negri, Jean Harlow and Jean Arthur -- three actresses who deserve to be better known....
  • 'Ernie Kovacs: The ABC Specials'

    'Ernie Kovacs: The ABC Specials'
    One of the most irreverent television comedy stars of his time, Kovacs displays his famously unconventional style in several programs he made shortly before his death. His unique approach even extended to the commercials on the shows, originally...
  • Irving Brecher dies at 94; Comedy writer got an Oscar nod for 'Meet Me in St. Louis'

    Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" and creating the radio and TV series "The Life of Riley," has died. He...