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  • The Campaign

    The Campaign
    Will Ferrell channels Ron Burgundy and George W to become Cam Brady, long-term congressman who usually runs unopposed. A phone call to a mistress gets out and the money men that want their politician elected (Dan Aykroyd and John Lithgow – both...
  • Edie Falco Rolls to '30 Rock'

    For her first TV work following "The Sopranos," Edie Falco will go in a very different direction. The Emmy-winning actress will guest-star on three episodes of NBC's "30 Rock" this season. It's her first television gig following the conclusion of "The...
  • Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .

    Hail to the chiefs, as played by . . .
    Americans usually celebrate the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy on President's Day. But rarely are the less stellar commanders in chief ever mentioned, such as William Henry Harrison -- who caught a...
  • Hollywood mug shot: Rip Torn breaks the bank

     
    I was innocently watching the Grammys last night, trying to figure out exactly what colorful epithets Lil Wayne was using on "Drop the World," since CBS bleeped out whole passages of the rapper's song, apparently living in fear that Focus......
  • Matt Weinstock, March 16, 1960

     
    Mileage Test I've had misgivings about freeways for a long time. But not the way you might think. I've merely been suspicious of the comparative mileage. This is to report that I have confirmed my suspicion. I checked my speedometer in driving on...
  • DVD Review: Happy Tears

     
    Demi Moore, so easy to write off, so often written off, is making a lot of us think maybe we've sold her short, over the years, especially recent years.  The relationship with a much younger Ashton Kutcher, the much-publicized “nip and tuck,”...
  • Rip Torn arrested for drunken bank break-in

     
    Rip Torn has taken his drunken antics to the bank. Talk about your armed and loaded. The actor was busted Friday night (Jan. 29) for breaking into a Connecticut bank, armed with a loaded gun, reports the Litchfield County's Register Citizen.Apparently,...
  • Dennis Hopper Dead At 74

    Dennis Hopper Dead At 74
    Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early turn in "Rebel Without a Cause," an improbable smash with "Easy Rider" and a classic character role in "Blue Velvet," has died. He was 74. Hopper...
  • Connecticut Closeup of Salisbury

    Connecticut Closeup of Salisbury
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Salisbury, Wiltshire in England, from which there was a large migration to the colonies prior to the mid-17th century. ORIGINS: Settled as early as 1720 when three Dutch families from New York bought land from local Indians. The...
  • 'Crazy Heart'

    'Crazy Heart'
    There's a powerful symmetry at work in "Crazy Heart" that's impossible to resist. It's a parallel between protagonist Bad Blake, a country singer whose entire life has led him to a nadir of disintegration, and star Jeff Bridges, whose exceptional film...
  • In Shackles, Rip Torn Appears In Court

    In Shackles, Rip Torn Appears In Court
    Actor Elmore "Rip" Torn thought he was in his own house Friday night when he was found inside the Litchfield Bancorp in Salisbury with a loaded revolver, his lawyer said today. "Obviously, he wasn't there intending to commit a crime," said his lawyer, A....
  • Attorney: Rip Torn Heading To Rehab After Arrest

    Attorney: Rip Torn Heading To Rehab After Arrest
    Rip Torn was so intoxicated when he broke into a Connecticut bank carrying a loaded gun that he thought he was home, taking off his hat and boots and leaving them by the door, according to court records. The 78-year-old actor was wearing the same...