Today is Richard Roundtree's birthday, and above is a trailer for his most significant role, as John Shaft.
"The Closer" returns tonight for its final run of episodes before morphing into another series, "Major Crimes." Tonight's episode continues the tension and concerns of recent telecasts, including the return of her nemesis. The show has certainly been grim of late, and I hope that it finds a point of optimism before the finale.
Also "Closer' related, I chatted not long ago with the show's Michael Paul Chan, and you can read the interview here.
You can find this week's DVD/Blu-ray column here.
I will post separately about Ernest Borgnine, the more than able character actor who passed away over the weekend.