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Amy Adams on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”. Photo: CBS

Happy 40th, Amy Adams

When I think of Amy Adams, the following pops up.

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Leonard Maltin on “Connie Martinson Talks Books”.

Maltin’s Movie Guide 1969-2014

The best part of the guide, and in fact any newspaper, was that an editor helps the reader find out what matters and makes sure that it is relevant and factual.


Mark Lee in “Gallipoli”. Photo: R &R Films

Review: The Falling Soldiers

Gallipoli: A very powerful film where the art of running turns into a symbol of life itself.

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Kevin Spacey. Photo: Clinton Foundation

House of Clintons: A Birthday Gift

It’s kind of hard imagining Bill Clinton roaming White House corridors looking for starstruck interns from January 2017. 

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Bob Odenkirk and Allison Tolman in “Fargo”. Photo: FX.

My Emmy Predictions 2014

Time to pick the winners next Sunday.


Robert Redford in “All is Lost”. Photo: Lionsgate

Review: Our Man and the Sea

All is Lost: As in Cast Away (2000), it’s fascinating to watch one person’s struggle against the elements.

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Lauren Bacall in “To Have and Have Not”. Photo: Warner

A Farewell to “The Look”

Feisty and outspoken, Lauren Bacall wasn’t entirely comfortable being treated as a living legend.