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Tyson shines in newest adaptation ofAt first glance, the lead character in “The Trip to Bountiful” seems like my worst nightmare: a pushy sort who sits down next to you on a long bus trip,...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 11:13 pm
Go WABAC with Mr. Peabody. This old cartoonI’ve always had a sentimental soft spot for that classic cartoon, Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Who couldn’t love a cartoon where the dog is the master and the boy is his pupil? And just like in Indiana Jones, I even named my dog, Chester “Peabody”.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 2:04 pm
TV Picks: 'Trip to Bountiful,'"The Trip to Bountiful." There are few roles that allow women of a certain age to display the symphonic skill it takes a lifetime to acquire, and fewer still that exist outside the realm of high-drama one-woman shows. But there is Horton Foote's lovely and lyrical tale of Carrie Watts, a woman obstinately battling the restrictions of age and dependency to return to visit her hometown of ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 10:20 am
Cicely Tyson shines in 'The Trip toThe irrepressible Tyson won a Tony Award for her work in the recent Broadway revival of Horton Foote's beloved play. Now she has put the performance on film for all to enjoy, and don't be surprised if there's an Emmy somewhere with her name on it.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 6:27 pm
Cicely Tyson in ‘The Trip to Bountiful’:Horton Foote’s 1953 television play plans to make another TV debut this coming weekend. Lifetime’s rendition, The Trip to Bountiful, will recreate the original story. The story first aired on NBC in 1953 and then went on Broadway the following year. …
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 4:38 pm
Weekend TV: 'Trip to Bountiful,' 'TrueCicely Tyson gives a luminous performance as an old woman determined to return to her girlhood home in this sweet reworking of Bountiful with a largely African-American ... TV serial killer. True may never improve upon its original cast, but ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 4:05 pm
Tyson shines in newest adaptation ofAt first glance, the lead character in “The Trip to Bountiful” seems like my worst nightmare: a pushy sort who sits down next to you on a long bus trip, won’t stop talking and sings hymns while you’re trying to sleep. But with Cicely ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 3:29 pm
Critic’s Corner: Friday, March 7This Horton Foote classic began life as a TV film, migrated to Broadway in, then the big screen-- for which Geraldine Page won an Oscar-- and then back to Broadway in a Tony-winning revival starring Cicely Tyson. “Bountiful” comes full ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 7:35 am
TV Review: ‘The Trip to Bountiful’Having not seen “The Trip to Bountiful” since Geraldine ... Though the Horton Foote’s original “Bountiful” was written initially for TV, the main problem with the play-turned-movie, for 21st-century TV purposes, is how little actually ...
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 11:06 pm
Woody Allen Wednesdays - Interiors andEvery Wednesday, FM writers Simon Columb and Brogan Morris write two short reviews on Woody Allen films ... in the hope of watching all his films over the course of roughly 49 weeks. If you have been watching Woody's films and want to join in, feel free to ...
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 7:19 am