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Wednesday Review: Harry Connick Idol-atry, BBC America's Fleming

Who dat? Only the best thing to happen to American Idol in this post—Simon Cowell era.

Harry Connick Jr. may not be as instantly recognizable as his fellow Idol panelists Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban, but in a world where too many reality-show judges act more like cheerleaders (yes, The Voice, this even applies to you), this New Orleans crooner and accomplished cutup has what I'd call (apologies to Cowell) the X — or expert — factor. He's exceptionally entertaining, extremely knowledgeable and expansively personable — even when his explosive opinions earn him the labels  "Hatchet Harry" and "Harsh Harry" from the kinder, gentler Lopez and the occasional disgruntled contestant. But how can you not love an Idol judge who hates the word pitchy and refuses to be wowed by caterwauling vocal gymnastics?

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Check Out the Wicked Trailer for Maleficent

A day after unveiling the wicked poster for Maleficent, Disney has released the equally wicked trailer.

See the bewitching new Maleficent poster

The movie, which stars Angelina Jolie as the "Mistress of All Evil" from the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, follows the villain's transformation from an innocent young girl into the ruthless woman who cursed newborn Aurora (Elle Fanning). Sharlto CopleySam RileyImelda StauntonJuno Temple and Lesley Manville also star.

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VIDEO: Cranford: Episode 3

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Cranford: Episode 3
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Aired: 12/27/2009

A surprise wedding between Captain Brown and Lady Glenmire causes a fracture of old friendships. Harry, who has run away from school, is found on the brink of death by Miss Galindo. The Assembly Rooms are returned to their former glory. watch


Maleficent: Finger Prick
Maleficent: Robert Stromberg On The In
Mr. Turner
All Or Nothing

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Year Title Description
2014 Maleficent Movie, Actor - Flittle
2014 Fleming TV Show Series, Actor - Eve Fleming
2013 Romeo & Juliet Movie, Actor - Nurse
2010 Another Year Movie, Actor - Mary
2009 A Christmas Carol Movie, Actor - Mrs. Cratchit

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Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Missed the Cut?

So what exactly does Christopher Nolan have to do to get an Oscar nomination for best director? The Inception mastermind was snubbed for the third time Tuesday. But that wasn't the only egregious snub or biggest surprise.

Third time is not the charm: Already overlooked for Memento and The Dark Knight, Nolan seemed to be a shoo-in for ...
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