Friday Nov 29
Anne Horrigan Geary: Holiday treats
As a person who has visions of sugar plums -- or their modern equivalent -- 365 nights a year, I am joyfully careening along on the Sugarland Express, whose next stop is Pumpkin Pie Station.
Inside Bay Area
Review: Not the greatest 'Expectations,' but not bad
Watching the latest "Great Expectations," one can't help but think that Helena Bonham Carter has spent her entire career auditioning for the role of Miss Havisham.
5 scary books to read this Halloween
Daily Times Monitor I've always been a trick-or-treat hater. The mask pinched my chin, the microwave box repurposed as a computer monitor costume turned out not to be so comfortable and the trench coat my mom insisted I wear took all the fun out of dressing up as Madonna in the era of 'Material Girl'.
Tommy Steele Injury Causes SCROOGE Tour to Cancel First Performances
The tour will now start in Southampton on 12 November. Tommy's legendary career also includes over twenty hit singles, Hollywood movie hits such as The Happiest Millionaire and Finian's Rainbow, and countless award winning stage musicals such as Half a Sixpence, Hans Andersen and Singin' in the Rain.
NYFF: Charles Dickens' mistress, "The Invisible Woman"
Good period films -- think Merchant-Ivory productions, like "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day," or Martin Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence" -- are studies in manners and social appearances.