| Apr 22, 2010
| 8:04 AM
The events that Americans are living through right now are part of a particularly interesting chapter in the story of our nation. The struggles might seem tough at the moment, but the American tale will go on, as it has for more than 400 years.
| Jun 14, 2010
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York
The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual.
"Red," a two-character...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 8:31 AM
Director Ang Lee ('Brokeback Mountain') dramatizes the background of arguably the most legendary rock concert ever staged. Comedian Demetri Martin plays a young man caught up in the efforts to secure a site for the event after the initial plans fall...
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Jan 31, 2010
Scarlett Johansson started acting early -- although she's just 25 years old, her performing career already spans 16 years -- and knows the usual drill. "I'm really used to a camera following me," she says.
Yet for all of her movie work -- "Lost in...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Angelina Jolie plays action heroine again, in a very big way, in this adventure of a CIA operative accused by a defector of being a double agent. She goes on the lam to prove her innocence, as former colleagues pit their skills against hers to try to...
| Dec 6, 2010
Lovers of luxury wheels rejoice: It’s now possible to indulge in a bit of conspicuous consumption without sacrificing environmental commitment. Premium models are going green in a major way, proving that luxury vehicles don’t have to be...
| Jul 23, 2010
"Salt" the film and Evelyn Salt the character are perpetually in motion and that's a good thing for its own sake and because it keeps audiences from dwelling on how unapologetically preposterous the plot in question is.
And really, who goes to summer...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:54 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Pontefrat , pronounced Pomfret, in Yorkshire England, the English home of Connecticut Gov. Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1724).
ORIGINS: Settled in 1696 when Captain John Sabin built a house in the area, which also served as an...
| Oct 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Let the ticket frenzy commence. Scarlett Johansson is coming to Broadway this winter in a revival production of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge," which is scheduled to open Jan. 14 at the Cort Theatre. Johansson will be making......