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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: 'Swing Vote'

    A Frank Capra throwback for an era of diminished expectations, the amiable " Swing Vote" casts Kevin Costner as an unemployed egg processing plant worker who must decide the fate of the state of the union. The hopes and ideals of the apathetic American...
  • Diverse crowd descending on Sundance

    Diverse crowd descending on Sundance
    Sundance will bring a reliable cast of characters when it opens Thursday. Actor Sam Rockwell will hobnob at the Riverhorse restaurant in Park City. Festival chief Robert Redford will endorse indie film at the Eccles theater. Dealmaker John Sloss will...
  • Filmmakers hope strike sparks Sundance buying frenzy

    Filmmakers hope strike sparks Sundance buying frenzy
    The same writers strike that transformed the Golden Globes into a news conference might bring smiles to the faces of agents and filmmakers gathered in this snow-covered ski town. They're hoping that studios will spend more freely than usual at the...
  • 'Homicide' Team Resurrects 'The Saint'

    A new version of the 1960s series "The Saint" could be on its way to a network near you, thanks in part to "Homicide" and "Oz" producers Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson. British actor James Purefoy ("Rome") is in talks to star in the show as Simon...
  • Ian McShane Wears 'Kings' Crown

    Tell your pilot to ready for pickup: "Deadwood" star Ian McShane has been cast in NBC's drama "Kings." McShane, who earned an Emmy nomination and won a Golden Globe for playing saloonkeeper Al Swearengen on "Deadwood," will play the monarch who...
  • Tobacco that melts in your mouth

    After years of being under fire, the new road for tobacco is smokeless. The R.J. Reynolds company is now test marketing a new product called Camel Orbs. The Orbs are placed between the lip and gum, and in about fifteen minutes the finely milled tobacco...