DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

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KIM AKASS

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NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
2013
Jan
1
 
 
Michael Kantor, who looked lovingly and intelligently at New York stage history in Broadway: The American Musical, returns with another smart, talent-filled treatise, this time focusing on Jewish performers, composers, book writers and influences on the Broadway musical. Joel Grey hosts, and the vintage performance clips you’ll see include Zero Mostel in Fiddler on the Roof, Nathan Lane in The Producers, Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl, and, yes, David Hyde-Pierce in Spamalot, singing the p
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jan
1
 
 
Of all the series on my Top 10 TV Shows of 2012 list, this is the first to return in 2013 with a fresh episode. I’m still recovering from the Christmas episode, so I hope this one takes it a little easier, emotionally. For that matter, I hope 2013 does, too. I’m just saying…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jan
1
 
 
This 1950 movie, directed by John Huston, is fun to watch because it's such a prototypical film noir, and because its plot - of a daring robbery and what happens afterward - has been borrowed by so many other subsequent films, including Reservoir Dogs. But watch, too, for the actress who stars, playing Doll Conovan, opposite Sterling Hayden.  She's Jean Hagen, who's much more familiar from comedy roles - especially as Danny Thomas' wife in Make Room for Daddy, and as Lina Lamont, the silent
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jan
1
 
 
On this day in 1976, NBC marked its fiftieth year of broadcasting with the introduction of a new network logo...