Two Days, One Night: Magical Cotillard

Of the many movies mentioned at Sunday’s Academy Awards, Two Days, One Night could be easy to miss. Even with star Marion Cotillard’s lovely appearance on stage, the film was all but forgotten amidst the hoopla of the tight competition for the big awards. While there isn’t a flying camera or a computer-generated explosion to be seen, this small Belgian … read more

Stalked by robots!

I’ve been losing sleep ever since I read this headline — “Robot vacuum eats sleeping woman’s hair.” What’s the world coming to when a woman can’t get a good night’s sleep without some rogue robot creeping up on her to do vile things only robots can do? No one is safe, because appliances and smart devices may be plotting an … read more

Past Oscar contenders

As we pack away our Oscar memories for this year, broadcast and cable television offerings remind us of some past contenders. Here’s a sample of what you can find this weekend. Argo (2012) Seeing Ben Affleck at the Oscars reminds how, two years ago, he was the big winner for this thriller of a bygone era. Perhaps because director Affleck … read more

Trout opening day will be April 11

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that changes to sport fishing regulations have been approved – including moving forward the date of opening day of trout season by one week, from the third to the second Saturday in April. This means opening day for the 2015 season will now be April 11. The changes in the … read more