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  • 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,...
  • On Theater: A big year on the small stage

    This is the second of three columns reviewing the year 2012 in local theater. Home-grown theater, as practiced by community playhouses and collegiate drama departments, was particularly prevalent during 2012 in the cities covered by this column: Costa...
  • 'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief

    'Sister' review: The sad tale of a tiny thief
    *** (out of four) I can’t say I expected Chicago-born Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”) to appear in a small role in the Swiss drama “Sister.”   The film, recently named to the shortlist of possible nominees for the 2013...
  • Reel Critics: Not a big 'Reach,' but fast-paced fun

    Tom Cruise already has a successful action movie franchise in the "Mission: Impossible" films. But he makes a serious bid to start up a similar action series as "Jack Reacher," a hard-boiled operative in the mold of Jason Bourne. Jack lives off the...
  • Runway news: Such eye-catchers

    Designer merry go round Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
  • Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review

    Dave Barry's 2012 Year in Review
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
  • 'Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome' lands on Youtube's Machinima Prime

    'Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome' lands on Youtube's Machinima Prime
    The "Battlestar Galactica" prequel "Blood & Chrome" finally is taking flight, but not quite the way fans had hoped. "Portlandia" characters Doug and Claire won't be able to watch the whole thing at once! At least not at first. The pilot movie will...
  • 'American Horror Story' Q&A with Sarah Paulson

    'American Horror Story' Q&A with Sarah Paulson
    Last fall, FX’s "American Horror Story" burst onto the scene as one of television’s best drama miniseries and was nominated for 17 Emmy Awards. This season, co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk flipped the script by changing characters,...
  • Robert Sean Leonard goes from 'House' to 'Pygmalion' at Old Globe

    Robert Sean Leonard goes from 'House' to 'Pygmalion' at Old Globe
    With his eight-season residency at Fox's "House M.D." now complete, Robert Sean Leonard is heading back to the theater in a new production of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" at the Old Globe in San Diego. Leonard will play the role of Henry Higgins in...
  • Review: Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' a towering achievement

    Hollywood's most successful director turns on a dime and delivers his most restrained, interior film. A celebrated playwright shines an illuminating light on no more than a sliver of a great man's life. A brilliant actor surpasses even himself and makes...
  • Colonial Players offers thought-provoking production of 'Sunlight'

    Colonial Players offers thought-provoking production of 'Sunlight'
    Colonial Players' second offering of its 64th season is Sharr White's 2009 award-winning play "Sunlight." This enduring all-volunteer company's bold choice of a topical drama examining controversial issues is laudable, although its timing, when many...