| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:28 PM
Dear Mr. Rooney,
I have been a fan of your films for 50 years, from "Andy Hardy" and "Young Tom Edison" to "The Human Comedy" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." I believe that I have seen and own most of them, but I have always wanted to interest my...
| Dec 16, 2010
Neva Patterson, a character actress who portrayed Cary Grant's fiancee in the 1957 movie "An Affair to Remember" in a career that spanned six decades and more than 100 film and TV roles, has died. She was 90.
Patterson died Tuesday at her Brentwood...
| Jan 16, 2011
In the public eye, they lived a fantasy that mere mortals could only dream of. But between the ellipses of Rat Pack lore existed a carnival of leisure, stress, politics, starlets, heartache and happiness. For decades, some of the only photographic...
| Jan 26, 2011
— Jeff Bridges, who won the lead actor Oscar last year for "Crazy Heart," is up in the same category for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit." Only two actors have won Academy Awards in the lead actor category two years in a row —...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:26 PM
This is a story about a legend and a young lady.
Arguably the late John Wayne — or the "Duke," as locals still like to call him — lives on in memory with tremendous adoration in the hearts of locals who recall his formidable presence in the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:27 PM
July Is National Ice Cream Month
We've come along way since the single soft-serve days of the 1950's. To celebrate National Ice Cream Month, FOX 17 Morning News thought outside the cone when it came to unusual ice cream flavors. Here are some unique...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 8:55 PM
As my wife and I sat in Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville in Key West, Fla., and watched the waiters deliver "cheeseburgers in paradise" to the many tables at the restaurant, I thought of another day and era.
Ernest Hemingway, one of my favorite writers,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Dec 7, 2011
We asked Sun Sentinel readers to recall where they were that fateful Sunday, 70 years ago. These are some of the responses:
On a sunny Sunday, six young men, including myself, all of us 19 to 21 years old, had chipped in 5 cents each to buy gas for a...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:01 PM
In sentencing the second consecutive Illinois governor to prison on political corruption charges on Wednesday, federal Judge James Zagel prodded the people of this corrupt state to reclaim their birthright.
He spoke of public trust and public cynicism,...
| May 21, 2011
Actor played Watson on Holmes series
Edward Hardwicke, 78, who played Dr. John Watson opposite Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes on television in the 1980s and '90s, died of cancer Monday at a hospice in southern England, the Conway van...