Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
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There are some hot Holocaust numbers in the anything-but-little "Black Book," Paul Verhoeven's Dutch treat of a film that he calls on to reassess how much more hollow was Holland's role in helping the Resistance movement than previously recognized. What would Anne Frank say? Or, for that matter, do? For one, she would need to put her hands over her...
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Rock 'n' Rollins and ... roots. It all comes together in a sand-swept season premiere of the rockin' "The Henry Rollins Show," airing Friday, April 13, on cable's IFC. The alternative rocker, who alternates between muses of musician/writer/talk-show showman, brings his tattooed tawny self to Tel Aviv, where his parade of punk poetry and right-on raps on the rites and...
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Soviet Jewish émigré finds real success as creator of a series that Travels well
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Isn't it Rich? Uh, actually, no, it's Malloy. But if Stephen Sondheim sounds surprised when he sends in the clowns, imagine how the neighborhood feels when Dmitry Lipkin sends in the gypsies. Because that's exactly what the Soviet Jewish émigré has done -- brilliantly -- in FX's rag on "The Riches," its new scene-stealing series of a family of American...
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Clifford Irving was the real deal: A real fraud, an honest-to-goodness con artist, a true liar. That's all according to "The Hoax," the truly tragic albeit terrific tale about his pseudo-named biography of Howard Hughes, a huge miscalculation of greed and ego that eventually landed Irving in deep shame ... and jail. Based on Irving's memoir of The Hoax, which...
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'Grey's Anatomy' X-Rays Reveal Sklar Brothers Funny Bones The Sklar Brothers have hit their highs as twin peaks; both "boys," 35 -- "That makes us 70," quips Randy -- joke about their closeness, but these are not the Doublemint Twins -- except, of course, for the mint they're both making in comedy clubs and on TV. Next stop: Helium hi-jinks,...
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