The Great Beauty: Visual journey to an emotional landscape

The Great Beauty.

The Great Beauty, the winner of the Best Foreign Language Film at the recent Academy Awards, uses the camera to explore the vast landscape of a man’s soul as it captures the beauty of Rome. This human, probing and ultimately loving film is available in selected area theaters, as well as on ...

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2014 Land Rover LR4: Special car for special people

The 2014 Land Rover LR4

Serving a niche market for many decades, Land Rover continues to sell special cars to special people. The LR4, descended from the old Discovery and carrying forward many of its most desirable traits, offers a unique mix of luxury, ruggedness, secure handling and exceptional visibility. The LR4, ...

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Don’t be a ‘text pest'; does the ‘early guest’ win the prize?

Q.  My wife and are increasing our kids’ text plans, but want to give them some boundaries. Is there such a thing as texting etiquette?   A.  There is, and the first guideline for them to keep in mind is that not everyone has unlimited texting, so they should not bombard their friends with ...

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‘Barefoot’ at TheatreWorks New Milford: Young love

Daniel Willey as Paul Bratter and Jessica Alex as Corie Bratter in Barefoot in the Park.

Most people will remember Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” as the 1967 film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. However, the story of two young newlyweds who quickly learn that marriage is more than five steep flights of stairs started as a romantic comedy on Broadway in 1963. It’s now ...

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A traditional St. Patrick’s Day treat

A Corned Beef Burger for St. Patrick's Day.

Everyone likes to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day and be Irish even if it is for just one day. Parades, parties, celebrations and wearing green, eating green and definitely drinking green. When we were children, our father would always stop at the local bakery and bring home the best green bagels, ...

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The ‘Oscar curse’ — some case studies

Among the many Hollywood legends is the notion of the “Oscar” curse. This potentially disabling condition — at least for a career in film — is known to attack actors or actresses after they win Academy Awards. Some of its troubling symptoms are weak roles in weak films that may represent weak ...

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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me: Magical tribute to a legend

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me captures the magic of the legendary performer as she prepares for a new chapter in her life. This funny, touching and memorable documentary is available in selected theaters, on demand and on line. When she walks on stage, she owns every inch of the floor, each eye in ...

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