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  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 211: 'Judge, Jury, Executioner'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, episode 211: 'Judge, Jury, Executioner'
    Well, they can't all be winners. Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time. This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
  • 'Deliverance' actor Ronny Cox spills secrets about movie, his love of music, before show tonight

     
    Actor Ronny Cox was one of the four stars of the 1972 movie “Deliverance” and had another leading role in the Oscar Best-picture-nominated “Bound For Glory.” He had other memorable roles in “RoboCop,” “Total...
  • Actor/musician who did most memorable movie banjo song ever to play Valley

     
    The character actor/musician who played perhaps most memorable banjo song ever in a movie is set to play a Lehigh Valley venue this spring. So are a blues guitarist and singer who has won multiple W.C. Handy Awards, a virtuoso......
  • Scenic adventure and remembering 'Deliverance' in Oconee County, S.C.

    Scenic adventure and remembering 'Deliverance' in Oconee County, S.C.
    This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark film "Deliverance," and Oconee County in South Carolina and Rabun County in Georgia - which border the Chattooga River where key scenes were filmed - are throwing a festival to celebrate. The...
  • PASSINGS: Bill McKinney, Socrates

    PASSINGS: Bill McKinney, Socrates
    Bill McKinney Character actor was in 'Deliverance' Bill McKinney, 80, a character actor who carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance,...
  • Movie review: 'Rango'

    Movie review: 'Rango'
    A marvelous mash-up of Old West and newfangled, "Rango" rewrites the animation playbook with its eye-popping critters and varmints, and its hero's tale (tail?) of a chameleon desperate for a SAG card and a town desperate for a sheriff. What fun. In a...
  • Today’s Interview — Abigail Breslin

     
    She was “Little Miss Sunshine” and “Kit Kittredge,” took us to “Nim's Island” and is a voice in Gore Verbinski's new Modern West/Old West Western, the cartoon “Rango” with Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy and Ned...
  • Movie Review: Rango

     
    Whose idea was it to turn those latter day Caribbean pirates Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy and (director) Gore Verbinski loose on a cartoon, ostensibly for kids? Because “Rango” requires some explanation. It is funny, inventive and downright daft....
  • Speculation: Michael Shannon or Viggo as Superman’s villain?

     
    A trial balloon-gossip floated online about who might take on Henry Cavill's new “Man of Steel” take on Superman, the one to be directed by Zack Snyder. Here's a pitch for the wonderful Michael Shannon, of “Shotgun,” “The...
  • Theater review: 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' in Griffith Park

     
    David C. Nichols reviews Independent Shakespeare Company's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' in Griffith Park...
  • `Eastbound and Down' recap: Kenny Powers is a friend

     
    Kenny Powers saves his friend Stevie from the clutches of an evil Kia dealer played by Will Ferrell....
  • Tour of Mountain Valley Conference, Part I: "You can't get there from here."

     
    Spent Monday on the move, touring the schools in the Mountain Valley Conference. With Allen and Dieruff playing football in the MVC this fall, a few people may be more interested in what's going on in the MVC than in the past. There has always been a...