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  • Orlando Fringe 20: The 19th Fringe Festival, 2010

     
    Well, this is it. Our weekly reminiscences about the 19 Orlando Fringe Festivals that have come and gone end with this look back at 2010. A week from today is the opening gala for the 20th Fringe. (It feels like I just started doing this; how have 19...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival review: ‘Die! Mommie! Die!’

     
    By Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel movie critic The campy/vampy “Die! Mommie! Die” started life as a play, a grand showcase for a drag performer with grand ambition. Then Charles Busch took his Joan Crawford by way of Kathleen Turner turn to the...
  • 'Trogg! A Musical' by Hell in a Handbag: Digging up something enthusiastically terrible

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Trogg! A Musical" ★★ Through July 3 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.; Running time: 2 hours, 10 minutes; Tickets: $22-$28 at 800-838-3006 or handbagproductions.org In what turned out to be her final, shimmering...
  • Casey Anthony: Disturbed females fascinate movie fans

     
    Let's face it: American popular culture has been fascinated by disturbed females for a long time. The upside of art is that it can supply meaning to such bizarre behavior. Here's a gallery of classic movie performances:...
  • Emmy nominees: ‘Mildred Pierce,’ ‘Mad Men’ earn most bids

     
    Lead drama actor: Steve Buscemi of "Boardwalk Empire"; Kyle Chandler of "Friday Night Lights"; Michael C. Hall of "Dexter"; Jon Hamm of "Mad Men"; Hugh Laurie of Fox's "House"; Timothy Olyphant of FX's "Justified." Laurie has never won, and should have...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • Jerry Lewis on the MDA telethon: Five memorable moments [Video]

     
    Jerry Lewis: Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon -- five memorable moments from Jerry Lewis' 4 1/2 decades as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s Labor Day telethon....
  • This week: Hostage crisis on ‘Burn Notice’; Brenda’s crisis on ‘The Closer’

     
    TCM offers the original "Mildred Pierce" at 11 p.m. Monday on what is Joan Crawford day. The 1945 drama about a long-suffering mother brought Crawford the best actress Oscar. And it's quite different from the recent HBO remake with Kate Winslet. The...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 23, 1940

     
    July 23, 1940: “Come to think about it, I've never heard Joan Crawford make a catty remark about anyone,” Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 26, 1940

     
    Tom Treanor, who died covering World War II for The Times, files a report from Portugal on trying to interview the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. July 26, 1940: Jimmie Fidler says “The Marx Brothers and MGM are tiffing, with the studio insisting the...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 16, 1940

     
    The Times publishes a war map by Charles Owens. Aug. 16, 1940: Joan Crawford is mulling the notion of a second adoption as companion for her recent first, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...