VIDEO: Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83


Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

"Birdman" is a unique and wild ride

It's fair to say this is unlike any movie you've seen. It's part backstage drama and part interior monologue, sometimes portraying things in a naturalistic way, and other times soaring into magical realism. You know a film is quirky when the much-ballyhooed fact that it's shot to look...

"Wishin' and Hopin'" premieres at the Garde

The production, which was shot in and around Norwich this summer, is treated to its first public screening Sunday.

Bennett Miller hunts down ‘Foxcatcher’

Over a plate of pasta, Bennett Miller is trying to explain how a movie goes from an idea to an actual thing.

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Treasure hunting on Raymond Hill Road

Capt. William Kidd was either one of history’s most notorious pirates or a tragically misunderstood privateer.

Studying a smelly comet

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe is orbiting a comet that, at this writing, is about 250,000 miles from the sun and moving closer.