| May 10, 2012
| 11:43 AM
The show: The musical "Mame" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
First impressions: Everyone should have an Auntie Mame in their lives. She's a beguiling, bedazzling life coach of wit, warmth and sophistication. Such was the character Patrick...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Onstage the ABBA love letter "Mamma Mia!"made the jukebox-musical trick look easy and enjoyable. On screen, less enjoyment, more strain — but people love their ABBA, their Meryl Streep and their Greek islands. And the movie did the trick for those...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:14 PM
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will be at the top of the box office food chain for the second consecutive weekend, beating out two new star-studded arrivals.
DreamWorks Animation's 3-D sequel is expected to gross at least $30 million this...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:14 PM
“Rock of Ages” is adapted from a stage musical that — in the manner of “Mamma Mia” and “Jersey Boys” — uses a story as an excuse to resurrect bygone hits with emotional resonance for an aging demographic....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Before he was James Bond, he was Remington Steele … and he's also a Stephen King fan, a boon to Pierce Brosnan in his return to television.
In recent years a star of such movies as "Mamma Mia!" and the Roman Polanski-directed "The Ghost Writer," the...
| Jan 12, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Much of “The Iron Lady” features post-retirement, ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) doddering around the house, imagining that her deceased husband (Jim Broadbent) is still hanging around with her....
| Jan 15, 2012
Actor Pierce Brosnan has sold his Malibu beach retreat for $2.6 million.
Brosnan and his wife, environmental activist and former broadcast journalist Keely Shaye Smith, put the property on the market at $3.9 million in 2010 while building another house...
| Aug 5, 2011
The largest of three Lehigh Valley cities, Allentown sits 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. It was founded in 1762 by William Allen, a former mayor of Philadelphia. The city is known for its award-winning parks system, The...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:40 AM
All you had to do was hear the phrase "Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher" to know the performance would be Oscar-worthy, and indeed, it ended up earning the actress her third Academy Award.
In reteaming with "Mamma Mia!" director Phyllida Lloyd, the...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Truly a grim fairy tale, director Catherine Hardwicke's ("Twilight") dark take on one of the most famous stories in children's literature casts Amanda Seyfried ("Mamma Mia!") as the heroine.
A wave of bizarre killings strikes her village, prompting her...
| May 17, 2011
| 10:48 AM
There are just some things you have to block out when you're swimming in a public pool – the icky Band-Aids and bugs that tend to mingle on the bottom, the fine line that runs between pool and potty and, most importantly, the constant, looming...
| May 20, 2011
| 6:20 AM
For Eytan Fox, the American-born Israeli filmmaker who tackled gays in the military in Yossi & Jagger, sent a straight Mossad agent sightseeing with a Nazi's gay grandson in Walk on Water and reimagined Romeo and Juliet as a boy-meets-boy at a West Bank...