Arguably, the most talented performer never to win an Oscar, Barbara Stanwyck was an actress who could do anything. Whether it be a bit of deft comedy, a intensely dramatic scene or a moment that required a bit of singing and dancing, she could nail anything that was required of her, all the while looking sexier than any of her contemporaries.
Photographer will give lecture
Renowned landscape and wildlife photographer Tom Murphy will give the lecture "Natural History of Photography Around the World" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, U.
More animated features appeared on American movie screens this year than in several individual previous entire decades (1930s, 1940s and 1950s, for certain), and at times, you could go to a multiplex and have three animated features to choose from.
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Director Denis Villeneuve ("Prisoners," "Sicario") continues to push the audience out of its comfort zone with "Arrival," a rewarding piece of adult science fiction (that means no destroyed cities or invading alien hordes) that doesn't shrink from challenging its audience, both in its presentation and its reluctance to pander.
This week: So the Cubs won the World Series, and the world didn't end after all. Thank God!
I heard Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant say in a postgame interview prior to last week's climactic Game 7 that this World Series will make a great movie. He wasn't being prophetic; just stating the obvious.
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