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  • 'The Bucket List'

    'The Bucket List'
    "The Bucket List" arrives on Christmas Day to remind us to live life to its fullest and leave no cliché unturned. And while most of us would confess to not exactly seizing each day as if it is our last, another cloying reminder from Hollywood is...
  • Ballots are in the mail, but is Oscar stuck in limbo?

    Ballots are in the mail, but is Oscar stuck in limbo?
    Awards ballots are in the mail to Oscar, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild voters this week, but bigger questions remain in this baffling year. Will anyone even be able to watch the Globe and Oscar results on television because of the writers strike?...
  • Is it Lucky timing?

    Before Tony Soprano or Don Corleone or Tony Montana there was Lucky Luciano -- the real-life patriarch of modern organized crime. Luciano was the Sicilian immigrant who rose to power in the Mafia in the U.S. in the 1920s and transformed it into a...
  • 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...
  • Craig Carton assumes, and you know what that means

     
    Craig Carton asserted - dare I say "assumed" - Tuesday on WFAN that the famous line, "When you assume, you make an ass of you and me," originally was uttered by the character played by Walter Matthau in the......
  • Oscars poll: What's the worst case of category fraud?

     
    There are accusations of category fraud at the Oscars every year -- sometimes justified. Consider last year when Kate Winslet had two rival lead roles in "Revolutionary Road" and "The Reader." Dubiously, she defined her "Reader" role as supporting so...
  • Your morning adorable: Patient dog meets duckling

     
    We can't begin to express how impressed we are by the gentleness of this dog, who could clearly make a midday snack of this duckling if he were so inclined. He even allows his nose to be nibbled without protest!......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Women's hockey at the Olympics

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies ON ICE: Hilary Knight and the U.S. women's hockey team play the Russians, 'XXI Winter Olympics,' 2:30 p.m. on......
  • Ronald Neame, cinematographer, director: 1911-2010

     
    British lighting cameraman Ronald Neame shot Noel Coward and David Lean's landmark WWII drama In Which We Serve, in the middle of the war in Britain. He came to greater fame as a director, and worked for decades on spy thrillers, dramas, comedies,...
  • Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Dies

    Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Dies
    Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress whobrought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux tolife on the hit TV series "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 76. Her manager, Barbara Lawrence, said McClanahan died Thursday at1 a.m. at New...
  • Stay entertained this summer

    Summer is here, and with the help of the Newport Beach Public Library, you will never be bored! Escape the summer sun by enjoying one of the many available entertainments provided to you by the library for free. To start, be sure to pick up a good...
  • 'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies

    'Laugh-In' Actor Henry Gibson Dies
    MALIBU -- Veteran comic character actor Henry Gibson, whose career included the 1960's hit "Laugh-In," and more recently " King of the Hill," died Monday. Gibson died at his home in Malibu after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73. Gibson was born...