To Kill a Mockingbird

Favorite Flicks for Father’s Day

Posted on 06/12/2013 by | Movies & TV | Comments

Entertainment  Last year at this time, I invited you to sit down with your Dad for a great Father’s Day movie.  Folks seemed to enjoy my list of suggestions (below), but as they say on cable TV, “Wait! There’s More!” In the past year there have been some more-than-worthy additions to your Father’s Day Lineup (click on each title for our Movies for Grownups review): Trouble With the Curve Clint Eastwood seems to get grumpier with each successive movie—but that …

William Windom: An Actor’s Role Model

Posted on 08/20/2012 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyFor every actor who achieves fame for a single, signature role in television or the movies, countless others ply their trade in relative anonymity for decades — those skilled, protean thespians who show up continually on the screen (big and/or small), prompting us to scratch our heads and try to remember where we’ve seen them before. And then there’s another, even rarer, category: actors such William Windom, who somehow managed to be both a major star and a character actor. …