03/31/18 8:00am
GARY PAUL GATES

GARY PAUL GATES

The search engine that propels my memory through the “cloud of reminders” that have accumulated over the decades has chosen, on this occasion, to dwell on a summer day in 2015 when I received an e-mail from the editor of this newspaper, Ambrose Clancy, proposing that I write a monthly column for The Reporter. (more…)

11/21/15 8:00am
GARY PAUL GATES

GARY PAUL GATES

I’ve been an avid admirer of the brilliant British actor Alec Guinness for more years than I care to count, and I recently had the delightful experience of revisiting — over a short time frame — three of his best films. (more…)

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11/06/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Gordon Jackson in ‘Tunes of Glory,’ playing Tuesday, November 10 at the library.

COURTESY PHOTO | Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Gordon Jackson in ‘Tunes of Glory,’ playing Tuesday, November 10 at the library.

Next Tuesday, November 10, Movies at the Library will present “Tunes of Glory,” a masterpiece study of the tragedy of personal animosity and conflict, of the class division of English society in the mid-20th century, and of magnificent acting. (more…)