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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:WHY, OH WHY, won't terrorists attack the Grammys or the Oscars? Oh yeah, they know who their main defenders are in America. What was that Cold War term? Useful idiots? SINCE STEPHEN COLBERT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/rants-raves
'Imitation Game' is reviving interest in secret WWII site

...code-breakers who investigate crime.Katherine Lynch, Bletchley's spokeswoman, expects visitors to increase with the Oscar-nominated film's success, particularly because the museum is less than an hour from London. The train station is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/imitation-game-reviving-interest-se
Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

...27-year-old son of film fans and counts himself among the Oscar-obsessed, squeezing in all he can as soon as nominations...manages the dining room of a New York City restaurant, is the Oscar party hostess with the mostess. She puts together a pool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-31/fans-oscar-fever-binge-watch-nomina
Movie, TV locations are a tourist draw for Georgia

...towering monument to Georgia's founding father, Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe, make it instantly recognizable to fans of the Oscar-winning movie directed by Robert Zemeckis. 'WALKING DEAD' MAIN STREETBeyond the apocalyptic ruins of Atlanta, survivors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-01-11/movie-tv-locations-are-touri
Joan Rivers dead at 81

...on Miley Cyrus and other newcomers.With her raspy voice and brash New York accent, Rivers turned the red carpet of the Oscars, Emmys and Golden Globes into a stalking ground for E! Entertainment. Her familiar query - "Who are you wearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/joan-rivers-had-died
Prosecutor wants Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-17/prosecutor-wants-oscar-pistorius-
Music by Turner: 'Inside Your Eyes' work of local talents

...Meccia and pianist extraordinaire and Ron Carter Band member Donald Vega.Vega's sensitive virtuosity is straight from the Oscar Peterson/Bill Evans "playbook of smooth." His fine work on the keys also reminds me of Michael Omartian's melodic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-10-29/music-turner-inside-your-eyes
Stars, fans show up in Iowa for 'Field of Dreams' 25th anniversary

...weekend's emotional reunion in Iowa showed why Field of Dreams still resonates with so many after so many years.The site of the Oscar-nominated film about an Iowa farmer who hears a voice whisper "If you build it, he will come" and follows through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-14/stars-fans-show-iowa-fie
Augusta Players ready to meet demands of 'Wizard of Oz' fans

...Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion has resulted in numerous plays and films in the years since Judy Garland first sang the Oscar Award-winning song Somewhere Over the Rainbow.The stage version of The Wizard of Oz is written differently than the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-07/augusta-players-ready
Anita Hill in spotlight again as new film opens

...declining interviews.She's about to enter the maelstrom again with the release Friday of a new documentary, Anita, by the Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Mock. After years of declining requests to collaborate on a film about her experiences, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-25/anita-hill-spotlight-again-new-film