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Ann-Margret. Photo: CBN

Ann-Margret at 75

Never one of the great icons, it’s striking how much she still has accomplished over the years.

Kerry Washington in “Confirmation”. Photo: HBO

Quick Take: He Said, She Said

Confirmation: It’s fun watching Greg Kinnear do an OK Joe Biden imitation, but on the whole the film is a bit ineffectual.

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Prince in “Purple Rain”. Photo: Warner

Honoring Three Stars This Week

A few words about the passings of Prince, Doris Roberts and Guy Hamilton.

Gregory Peck in "To Kill a Mockingbird".
Gregory Peck in “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Photo: Universal

Review: An Idyll With Shadows

To Kill a Mockingbird: The image of Atticus Finch has become confused, but Gregory Peck’s portrayal of him in this film will survive the debacle.

James Franco in “11.22.63”. Photo: Hulu

Quick Take: Saving JFK

11.22.63: Handsomely produced and done with a sense of humor as well as a sweeping, romantic touch.

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Robin Wright on “The Tonight Show”. Photo: NBC

At 50, Robin Wright’s Career is No House of Cards

It’s clear that House of Cards wouldn’t be the same without her.

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Bernie Sanders in the ad “America”.

Sanders, Don’t Be Another Trump

Please have some credible answers when people demand specifics.

Jack Nicholson in “As Good As It Gets”. Photo: TriStar Pictures

Review: Against Better Judgment

As Good As It Gets: In James L. Brooks’s best films, like this one and Terms of Endearment, we ignore reason.