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Drama (genre)

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  • The art of getting what you want through concession

    Q. In a recent column, you wrote, "Most people around you will actually give away what they originally wanted if you will just let them be right." I can't understand how your scenario could possibly work. It sounds as though if I disagree with a colleague...
  • The Soap Scene

    FAVORITE FACES WILL IGNITE "DALLAS": When "Dallas" returns on Jan. 28 for its second season, two more members of the Ewing clan will be part of the explosive doings at Southfork. Gary and Valene Ewing, played by Ted Shackelford and Joan Van Ark, will be...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'

    Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'
    Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
  • Larry Hagman dies at 81; TV's J.R. Ewing

    Larry Hagman dies at 81; TV's J.R. Ewing
    Fervor for the television show “Dallas” was intense in 1980, when the Queen Mother met actor Larry Hagman and joined the worldwide chorus asking: “Who shot J.R.?” “Not even for you, ma’am,” replied Hagman, who...
  • PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star

    Jack Hanlon, 96, a former child actor who had roles in the 1926 silent film "The General" and in two 1927 "Our Gang" comedies, died Thursday at an assisted living center in Las Vegas, family members said. "He was in good physical shape until two...
  • Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite

    Jon Meacham discusses Thomas Jefferson, hero and hypocrite
    In today's age of political gridlock in the nation's capital, the case of Thomas Jefferson, as much as that of any American president, could illuminate a way forward. That's the underlying premise of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,”...
  • Penny Marshall pulls no punches in memoir

    Pioneering film director and producer Penny Marshall has some advice for future filmmakers: Take some chances and don't be a slave to Hollywood ambition. The 69-year-old Marshall, who rose to fame as a comedic actress in the sitcom "Laverne & Shirley"...
  • From page to small screen

    From page to small screen
    Some of the biggest blockbuster movies in the last 10 years are based on books. (That means you, Harry Potter and “The Hunger Games”). But the annual television lineup has always included its share of book adaptations as well, dating back to...
  • Logging Lincoln

    Logging Lincoln
    Writing a presidential biography is a work of selection. When the president in question is as iconic as Abraham Lincoln, the task is arduous. Consider that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield alone houses 1,600 original...
  • Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago

    Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago
    The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...