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St. Paul, Minn. —
In college, Gregory Peck majored in English with an "interest" in theater. And for this southern California boy, success in his field of interest came quickly.
With a majority of his Oscar nominations coming in the first five films he made, his career seemed made. Then, Harper Lee wrote a book. It was a story Peck wanted to take on immediately and until the day he died, he professed Atticus Finch was his favorite role.
Elmer Bernstein provided a breathtaking score for the tale of courage and character in a small southern town. To Kill a Mockingbird on Flicks in Five.
What the Critics Say: Pet Shop Boys at the Proms
Perhaps best known as electro-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe made their Proms debut as composers on July 23. Reviews of their work, a tribute to computer scientist and cryptographer Alan Turing, were widely positive. What's more, BBC Radio 3 has made it possible for you to listen to the concert for 30 days.