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For 2 living actors of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ the film’s magic still resonates

From left, Larry Simms, Jimmy Hawkins, James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes in

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” Frank Capra’s story about redemption and a life fulfilled, bombed at the box office when it was released in early 1947. The Christmas movie that year that became the classic of its time? “Miracle on 34th Street.” For...

Groton artist Kolton Harris debuts new short film Saturday at Conn College

Kolton Harris (Submitted)

Multidisciplinary artist Kolton Harris premiers his new musical video "Nightmare" Saturday at Conn College.

‘Cowboy Bebop’ brings classic anime to life at Netflix

Mustafa Shakir as Jet Black in Netflix's live-action adaptation of

“Cowboy Bebop” is a little Western, a little noir and a little sci-fi.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda join forces for ‘Tick, Tick ... Boom!’

Lin-Manuel Miranda was a 21-year-old aspiring artist when the “Tick, Tick ... Boom!” stage musical blew his mind.

Paul Rudd plays a therapist and Will Ferrell the patient he exploits

Will Ferrell in þÄúThe Shrink Next Door.

Based on the 2019 nonfiction podcast of the same name, “The Shrink Next Door” on Apple TV+ is the true story of a schlubby millionaire CEO of a fabric company in New York who falls under the Svengali-like spell of his psychiatrist, who eventually horns in on his money as well as...




Tree, spare that woodman — danger lurks above

As I foraged firewood from the woods behind our house the other day, a persistent chirping/squeaking pierced the air.

Seals and shipwrecks off Falkner Island

If you’re not paying attention, it’s easy to miss Goose Island — or worse, crash into it. The site of several shipwrecks dating back to the early 19th century, the island barely measures half an acre.