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  • ‘E.T.’ coming to theaters, Blu-ray for 30th anniversary

     
    Thirty years after Steven Spielberg's lovable spaceman first flew across the silver screen, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” is returning to theaters ......
  • ‘E.T.’: Kathleen Kennedy on Spielberg, Lucas and making of a classic

     
    Kathleen Kennedy has a résumé nearly unmatched in Hollywood — over the years, she’s produced such respected films as “The ......
  • 'Hemingway & Gellhorn'

    Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen bring acting heft to this made-for-HBO drama about the passionate relationship of war reporter Martha Gellhorn and iconic author Ernest Hemingway. While their work reflected major world events and deep personal emotions,...
  • Film Review: A graphic take on 'Parker'

    Film Review: A graphic take on 'Parker'
    Among hard-boiled fiction fans, Parker (no first name) — the protagonist of more than 20 novels credited to Richard Stark (one of the many pen names used by Donald E. Westlake) — is an iconic figure. In films, he has been portrayed, with...
  • 'The Dust Bowl'

    'The Dust Bowl'
    Making its home video debut the same week it premieres on PBS, the latest project from master documentary maker Ken Burns ("The Civil War," "Baseball") recalls the environmental phenomenon that brought considerable grief and challenge to residents of...
  • Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism

    Peter Berg dies at 73; advocate for bioregionalism
    When thousands of American youths dropped out of mainstream society and descended on San Francisco in the mid-1960s convulsion known as the counterculture, Peter Berg and a small band of like-minded subversives were there to greet them. Calling...
  • Television review: 'Prohibition'

    Television review: 'Prohibition'
    It's fall on PBS, when the big documentary blockbusters heave into view; and nobody builds them bigger than Ken Burns, whose name always seems to be part of the title, even when it isn't: "Ken Burns' Baseball," "Ken Burns' Jazz," "Ken Burns' Civil War."...
  • TV preview: 'Prohibition'

    TV preview: 'Prohibition'
    On the last day of July, Ken Burns had his first drink of the year. Sitting in Trader Vic's at the Beverly Hilton hotel and talking about his upcoming documentary "Prohibition," the filmmaker bypassed the bar's traditional mai tai and instead went for...
  • Ken Burns takes on 'The Dust Bowl'

     
    There are BIG projects from Ken Burns ("Baseball," "Jazz," and "The Civil War"), and there are the less ambitious stories ("Thomas Jefferson" and "Mark Twain") from the New Hampshire-based documentarian who has become in many ways a de facto national........
  • TCA Winter Press Tour Moments: Day 2

     
    My favorite moments from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2012 Press Tour, Day 2, which featured the concluding presentations for PBS: 1. Tony Bennett — The legendary singer closed PBS' press tour sessions with a fabulous and...
  • How groovy will 'Mad Men' get? '60s experts make predictions

     
    For four seasons now, “Mad Men” has pulled off a remarkably adroit feat: telling a story about the 1960s while resisting most, if not quite all, the pop-culture clichés associated with this much mythologized decade. In its long-awaited fifth...
  • Jazz pianist Bob Dorough star of COTA fest

     
    Bob Dorough, the jazz pianist who wrote and produced the original “Schoolhouse Rock” for ABC in the 1980s, will be feted at the 34th annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) jazz festival Friday through Sunday in Delaware Water Gap. Dorough......