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Drama (genre)

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  • Josh Lucas joins NBC's 'The Firm'

    Josh Lucas joins NBC's 'The Firm'
    NBC's 2011-12 line-up got a little more charming--and sexy--with the official announcement that Josh Lucas will head up the cast of "The Firm." Lucas, who caused some swooning in "Sweet Home Alabama" and recently starred in "The Lincoln Lawyer," will...
  • 'Of Gods and Men'

    'Of Gods and Men'
    French monks encounter unanticipated danger in this true drama, which fared well at last year's Cannes Film Festival and Cesar Awards (France's equivalent of the Oscars). The religious men coexist well with their Algerian region's Muslims, but the...
  • 'Damages: The Complete Third Season'

    'Damages: The Complete Third Season'
    As the drama series approaches its debut on DirecTV, the last of its seasons to run on FX makes its video debut. It uses the now-familiar premise of a Ponzi scheme as its jumping-off point, as powerful attorney Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) goes after a...
  • Review: Menacing Tom Hardy gives 'The Take' brutal bite

    Review: Menacing Tom Hardy gives 'The Take' brutal bite
    Keep your eyes on Tom Hardy. Before the Brit starred in films like "Inception" or this year's "Warrior," he scorched the small screen as thuggish Freddie Jackson in the 2009 British miniseries "The Take" (8 p.m. Friday, Encore; 3.5 stars). His...
  • On Theater: 'Trip' topped a bountiful year for SCR

    Editor's note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the year 2011 in local theater. * South Coast Repertory's "The Trip to Bountiful" was described in this column a few months ago as "an engrossing journey with extraordinary performances...
  • Estancia students tackle 'The Crucible'

    COSTA MESA — Estancia High School's drama department is taking on an American theater classic about the Salem witch trials that uses allegory to connect the colonial-era story to McCarthyism. Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" made its 1953 stage debut...
  • Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better

    Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book

    Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film "Apocalypse Now" to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama "The West Wing." But for one of...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: In defense of art education

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || Providing students the opportunity to express themselves through the arts is something that public schools need to continue doing despite bad economic times.  Looking at what students can produce...