August 13, 1993
"Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday" opens today, but because New Line Cinema did not make the film available to critics, Calendar's review will not appear until Monday.
March 28, 2010 |
There isn't a poker text in the world that would encourage you to play Q-7, even suited. But like all things in poker, it depends -- on your opponent, your stack, your position and the odds you're getting, among other things. Sometimes, as former world champion Greg Raymer showed in 2009 at the $10,000-buy-in World Series of Poker main event at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, you get a good price to play a dicey holding into a surprise hand. With blinds at $250-$500 plus a $50 ante, Jason Alexander, the actor who portrayed George Costanza on "Seinfeld," raised to $1,600 from under the gun. A player in middle position called.
May 23, 2004 |
Those attending last Sunday's fundraiser for the Blue Heron Foundation, which supports Romanian orphans, were shuttled by van to an estate hidden high in the Hollywood Hills. "It was the first house between Doheny and Sunset Drive," said Stefania Magidson, the estate's owner and founder of Blue Heron. "We have a photo of when the house was built in 1920, and Sunset Boulevard is just a dirt road."
December 24, 1995
When Charles Champlin writes in "In the Arena" (Book Review Oct. 15) that Jason Robards gave a terrible performance in "Antony and Cleopatra," he is confusing that film with "Julius Caesar," in which Robards played Brutus opposite Charlton Heston's Mark Antony in 1970. Robards could handle Shakespeare; I saw him give a dynamic performance as Hotspur at Stratford, Conn., but he was indeed terrible as Brutus, reading his lines metronomically. As for the failure of Heston's film of "Antony and Cleopatra" (1973)