New On DVD This Week: Torchwood: Miracle Day, War Horse, We Bought a Zoo, Bob

Torchwood: Miracle Day John Barrowman (‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Doctor Who’) and Eve Myles (‘Little Dorrit,’ ‘Doctor Who’) are joined by stars Mekhi Phifer (‘ER’) and Bill Pullman (‘Independence Day’) for the gripping 10-parter, ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day,’ from BBC Worldwide Productions. One day, nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and […]

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Roman Polanski’s Legal Saga

So, here’s what happened. In 1977, revered film director Roman Polanski was arrested for plying the then-13-year-old Samantha Gailey with champagne and quaaludes under the auspices of modeling for him in order to rape her, in his Chinatown star Jack Nicholson’s home, no less. He struck a plea bargain with prosecutors to dismiss the most […]

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