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  • The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer

    The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer
    Buck Brannaman inspired both the Nicholas Evans novel The Horse Whisperer and later the subsequent Robert Redford film adaptation. Now he’s the subject of a documentary. Buck, which opens on June 23 across the country,is a sincere and sturdy...
  • BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'

    BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'
    BBC America has set an Aug. 19 premiere date for its first original drama series, "Copper." The 10-episode season was created by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "St. Elsewhere") and Will Rokos ("Monster's Ball," "Southland"). Barry...
  • BBC America gives a sneak peek of original drama 'Copper'

    BBC America gives a sneak peek of original drama 'Copper'
    BBC America has given us a first look at its upcoming drama "Copper." The teaser shows the series' main protagonist, Det. Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) shooting someone, pummeling a prisoner with brass knuckles, sitting in bed with what appears to be...
  • BBC America's 'Copper' gets its leading man & more

    BBC America's 'Copper' gets its leading man & more
    Here's some news about a show I'm now even more excited to see: BBC America's original drama "Copper" has found its lead actors. Tom Weston-Jones, who has starred in "MI-5," will play Irish-American copper Kevin Corcoran in the series set in 1860s New...
  • Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor

    Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor
    Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • Movie review: What Just Happened -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Say what you will about the guy, but nobody, nobody, is better at playing Bruce Willis than Bruce Willis. As a portly, bearded, tantrum-throwing, chair-tossing version of the movie star "Bruce Willis," Die Hard dude all but walks off with What Just...
  • The Morning Fix: No laments from Leno. After Comcast gets NBC U, will it sell off NBC? Summit's new moon.

     
    After the coffee. Before the extra mile on the bike to lose the Halloween weight. No laments from Leno. In his first extensive interview since moving his show to prime time, Jay Leno tells Broadcasting & Cable he takes '95%......
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...
  • A documentary on obesity, brought to you by Big Pharma

     
    We love a good documentary as much as the next person and were intrigued when we got a news release touting a soon-to-be-made film exploring obesity helmed by none other than respected director-writer-producer Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for......
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper; Susan Sarandon, Barry Levinson to join conversation

     
     Dr. Jack Kevorkian — who gained headlines as Dr. Death — will talk to Anderson Cooper on Thursday. CNN says Kevorkian will discuss his acknowledgment that he helped in at least 130 assisted suicides and ta...
  • This weekend: Al Pacino in ‘You Don’t Know Jack’; TV Land Awards; ‘America The Story of Us’; ‘When Love Is Not Enough’

     
    In a weekend of big programs, Al Pacino's return to television is an event. He is in splendid form as Dr. Jack Kevorkian in HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack,” which debuts at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Pacino is pictured in this HBO photo by A...