WEEK IN WOMEN: TCM’s 24-hour Angela Lansbury movie marathon – Brandy McDonnell reports

Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the life and career of the late, great Angela Lansbury with a 24-hour programming tribute on Nov. 21. Lansbury, who died Oct. 11, began her movie career with an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress in 1944’s Gaslight. She went on to act in more than 50 movies, earning additional Academy Award nominations for her supporting turns in 1945’s The Picture of Dorian Gray and 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate.

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DR SEUSS’ THE GRINCH – Review by Susan Granger

Illumination Entertainment, best known for creating the Minions in the “Despicable Me” franchise, does the crisp, visually alluring CGI animation, artfully coordinated by directors Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier. Kudos to Angela Lansbury, Kenan Thompson and Rashida Jones for adding far-too-brief vocal enhancement to their characters. And everyone is obviously ready to make that inevitable transfer to a Universal Studio theme park.

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