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With "The Avengers" smashing box office records left and right, it's a bit challenging to focus on any other movies that don't involve Earth's mightiest heroes. But we're doing exactly that in this week's Watch It, which contains an ode to Maurice Sendak, a trip six feet under, and a visit to '70s era New York with Woody Allen and Diane Keaton.
“The Frisco Kid” was one of my favorite movies when I was very young. The 1979 film stars Gene Wilder as a fresh-off-the-boat Polish rabbi on his way to a gig in San Francisco, and Harrison Ford as a soft-hearted Wild West bank robber who helps him get there. I must have watched “The Frisco Kid” (and “Time Bandits”) on VHS a dozen times in the 80’s, but until recently I hadn’t seen it in many years. So when I sat down »
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It's going to be a heavily hyped season of "Doctor Who" this year, and it won't just be because two popular companions will be departing in a "heartbreaking" way. Filming began this week for the seventh season of "Doctor Who," and BBC News is sharing some of the guest list that has been invited to the party. They include David Bradley, Rupert Graves and Mark Williams. Bradley might be best known as Argus Filch, the squib groundskeeper at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. However, his resume is far more extensive than that, with projects that include "The Frisco Kid" as Julius Rosensheine in 1979, "The Canterbury Tales" as January in 1998, and "Hot Fuzz" in 2007 as Arthur Webley. He also appeared in the "Game of Thrones" episode "Baelor" as Walder Frey. Bradley is no stranger »
2 items from 2012
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