| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The hideous chapter in American history had passed, and the slaves were freed -- or so everyone thinks.
PBS' gripping documentary "Slavery by Another Name," airing Monday, Feb. 13 (check local listings), chronicles how slavery continued in the South well...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 12:49 PM
In what turned out to be Laurence Fishburne's last year on the CBS show, his character is on the trail to a very dark place. That ultimately presents itself in the reappearance of an old foe who targets Ray Langston's (Fishburne) ex-wife (Tracee Ellis...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
A woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) lies dead on an examination table. Her head has been opened up to reveal not congealed self-satisfaction and vegan muffins (like in Paltrow’s actual head) but evidence that a new disease has done some...
| Sep 25, 2011
Chicago used to be a must-stop for Hollywood's top talent and New York's glittering stars. If for no other reason than to change trains.
The Superman movie is a wrap. Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams have gone home. And while "The Playboy Club" is...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:42 PM
"Riff Raff" ***
A botched drug deal brings three lowlifes together in an abandoned building to figure out their next move in Laurence Fishburne's ode to street-level criminality and the poetically profane.
Morpheus — sorry, Fishburne —...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Open Nov. 11, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford; Q&A with filmmakers opening weekend; and one night only at these cinemas: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington; post-...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:52 PM
2012 Ford Theater Gala with Matthew Morrison from Glee, Hardball's Chris Mathews, Nancy Pelosi [D-CA], Laurence Fishburne, and Morgan Freeman.
Ford’s Theatre Society hosted its annual gala on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Ford’s Theatre (511...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Audra McDonald, the four-time Tony-winning actress, has taken to Twitter to blast a noisy audience member at a recent performance of "The Gershwins' 'Porgy and 'Bess' " at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York.
McDonald lashed out Wednesday evening...
| Mar 23, 2008
Dave Stann doesn't deny that he's a card counter. He's a Mensa member who has used his brains to determine when the odds are in his favor, not the casino's. Stann says his rare skills have earned him hundreds of thousands of dollars at blackjack tables....
| Aug 16, 2008
| 4:47 PM
| Jul 4, 2010
The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like a...