Haunting 'Marjorie Prime' Is Suffused With
Haunting 'Marjorie Prime' Is Suffused With Forgiveness And DespairNew Hampshire Public RadioDAVID EDELSTEIN, BYLINE: There are four main characters in the haunting sci-fi chamber drama "Marjorie Prime," some of them computer-generated holograms of the dead. A better title would be "Ghost Sonata," but Strindberg already used it. It opens with ...and more »
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 5:56 pm
Thousands Catch Glimpse Of Solar Eclipse -
Rhode Island Public RadioThousands Catch Glimpse Of Solar EclipseRhode Island Public RadioAt observatories, public libraries, parks and universities, people gathered Monday to watch the moon pass in front of the sun. The total eclipse was only partially visible in New England, but that did not seem to dampen the spirits of families, co ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 1:24 pm
The low-key dominance of Lois Smith, star of
Los Angeles TimesThe low-key dominance of Lois Smith, star of new film 'Marjorie Prime'Los Angeles TimesBut Smith gamely trudged up and down a slippery and snow-buried Main Street, visiting half a dozen media studios so she could talk about her movie; play the straight woman with the constantly kibitzing Hamm; and, for the benefits of the camera ...and more »
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 6:00 am
Marjorie Hall Vivian - The Daily News Online
Marjorie Hall VivianThe Daily News OnlineDARIEN CENTER — Marjorie Hall Vivian, 69, retired administrator for the Batavia City School District, passed away on August 13, 2017 in the comfort of her home in Darien Center. She was ... 25 at the Attica Masonic Lodge at 39 Main Street, Attica ...
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 9:05 am
Audience becomes “super sleuths” to
Jacksonville Daily NewsAudience becomes “super sleuths” to solve murder mysteryJacksonville Daily News... Pam Hall and Peggy Gentry. Gentry, 70, is the eccentric maestra of the production, eagerly shouting directions to actors with gusto. The eight-actor production centers around Marjorie, who is a famous self-absorbed chef visiting a restaurant with ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:16 pm
New Documentary From Paul Thomas Anderson,
Luchino Visconti’s rich and expansive masterpiece, the story of a mother and her grown sons who head north from Lucania in search of work and new lives, has an emotional intensity and a tragic grandeur matched by few other films. Visconti turned to ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 2:14 am
Chris Hicks: Sentimental 1940s Western about
OK, it’s just a coincidence, I’m sure, but the 1946 Western “Bad Bascomb” — an MGM vehicle for Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main and Margaret O’Brien, all big-name stars at the time — is nonetheless making its home-video debut on DVD at Warner ...
Posted on 23 July 2015 | 4:15 am
The Malone Mysteries
That story featured Palmer’s schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers, the subject of her own series of films, but here she’s replaced with a typical Marjorie Main persona. This is a much harsher, wittier, more cynical comedy than Having Wonderful Crime ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 3:49 am
Spice up grilling season with homemade
My only personal experience with homemade ketchup comes from repeated viewings of “Meet Me in St. Louis.” Marjorie Main, who plays the family maid, is making ketchup in a big kettle, and each character in turn tastes it and pronounces it too sweet ...
Posted on 19 May 2015 | 8:03 pm
Marjorie Main, in love and war
Folks with dim memories of World War II recall the “coming home” of troops, and attendant triumphal celebrations that reverberated around the globe. Believers in democracy — weary of Movietone newsreels’ gory war scenes at movie theaters, dismal ...
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 2:28 pm