This RSS feed URL is deprecated
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
Posted on 1 April 2018 | 5:15 am
Column: Farewell — but just for awhile -
Shelter Island ReporterColumn: Farewell — but just for awhileShelter Island ReporterThere were tributes to journalists I've admired, including three star correspondents I worked with at CBS — Walter Cronkite, Harry Reasoner and Dan Rather. I recalled interviews I had during my early years as a reporter with luminaries from the world ...
Posted on 31 March 2018 | 5:00 am
The Story of a Voice: HAL in '2001' Wasn't
New York TimesThe Story of a Voice: HAL in '2001' Wasn't Always So Eerily Calm ...New York TimesThe veteran Shakespearean actor Douglas Rain replaced the Oscar winner Martin Balsam, setting the standard for how artificial intelligence sounds.and more »
Posted on 30 March 2018 | 8:51 am
Steele dossier like something from a le
Allentown Morning CallSteele dossier like something from a le Carré novelAllentown Morning CallAuthor John le Carré poses in New York, in this Oct. 22, 1996, photo. (WYATT COUNTS/AP). While rewatching the incomparable Alec Guinness 1979 TV miniseries "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," I reflected on the infamous Steele dossier, named for another ...
Posted on 29 March 2018 | 3:35 pm
Schoodic Institute celebrates "Year of
The Ellsworth AmericanSchoodic Institute celebrates "Year of the Bird" - The Ellsworth ...The Ellsworth AmericanWINTER HARBOR — The bare-eyed pigeon, with its blue-ringed eyes resembles Alec Guinness as the MI6 intelligence officer George Smiley in the 1979 BBC drama “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” while the burrowing owl has the notoriety of nesting in an ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2018 | 11:50 am
5 Actors Who Could Play Grand Moff Tarkin in
Just as Ewan McGregor paid tribute to Alec Guinness with his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy, the filmmakers should let another actor take up the mantle of the grand moff. Here are five actors who could step into Cushing’s shoes (or ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:09 am
Buckeyes Embrace The Hate Video — Ohio
Did George Lucas once think his intergalactic fantasy was also for fun and meant to be cheesy? He'll never say. (Though Sir Alec Guinness thought so.) Anyway Ohio State fans should relish the theme here. If you're going to be a hated (and also much admired ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:54 am
Cosmetics chain Lush under fire for 'cashing
in a fractured and imperfect world at a time of great threats and great change." The Lavender Hill Mob is also a classic Ealing Comedy film starring Sid James and Alec Guinness.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:43 pm
The Lavender Hill Mob
It's a sly yet largely understated (apart from a few exceptional slapstick sequences) caper comedy about a bank transfer agent (Alec Guinness) who hits upon the idea of stealing one of the gold bullion shipments he oversees and having the gold melted down ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:35 am
Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel
Cushing has no say in the process, so who's to say he'd be happy with having his likeness used in this way? His co-star Alec Guinness, for example, came to hate "Star Wars" after the film came out. The idea of an actor signing away their likeness is ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 4:54 am