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Drama (genre)

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  • It's more than an even bet you'll like '50/50'

    It's more than an even bet you'll like '50/50'
    The odds given a cancer patient in "50/50" also reflect the balance struck between comedy and drama in a movie that takes on a difficult subject. Much of the comedy feels forced, but its dramatic underpinnings will have you hoping that this patient...
  • Bay Theatre's 'Wit' may be company's most compelling yet

    Bay Theatre's 'Wit' may be company's most compelling yet
    Bay Theatre's season-opening production of Margaret Edson's "Wit" may be the most compelling theater experience in the company's 10-year history. By all critical standards, this show is a winner, starting with artistic director Janet Luby's selection...
  • TV review: 'George Harrison: Living in the Material World'

    TV review: 'George Harrison: Living in the Material World'
    "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," which premieres Wednesday and Thursday on HBO, is a long, lovely meditation on the Beatle sometimes called the Quiet One and the quiet one sometimes called a Beatle. Directed by Martin Scorsese at the...
  • L.A.-area film production rises 15% in third quarter

    L.A.-area film production rises 15% in third quarter
    Amid a spate of gloomy reports about the state of the national economy, Hollywood offered some bright news this week: Local production activity rebounded sharply in the third quarter. Overall shoots for on-location filming in Los Angeles and...
  • Review: 'American Horror Story' haunted by cliches, inconsistency

    Review: 'American Horror Story' haunted by cliches, inconsistency
    "American Horror Story" (9 p.m. Oct. 5, FX; 2 stars) reminds me of a car wreck: It's disturbing and macabre to stare as you drive past, but you just can't help yourself.   The new FX drama is moody, weird and shocking, but creators Ryan Murphy and Brad...
  • Popular 'Jukebox' returns to Marriotts Ridge for 7th season

    Popular 'Jukebox' returns to Marriotts Ridge for 7th season
    With the first beat of the opening number from "Jukebox," the audience roars its approval, as it does for virtually everything that unfolds onstage when Marriotts Ridge High School puts on its zany music and dance revue every October. At least that's...
  • Interview: Fame can wait for The Naked and Famous

    Interview: Fame can wait for The Naked and Famous
    Before taking the stage at Lollapalooza in Grant Park in August, The Naked and Famous’ Thom Powers put on an episode of “Breaking Bad” to watch. Little did he know one of the stars of the AMC drama was a fan of the indie band from New...
  • Will audiences 'March' to Clooney's political beat?

    The presidential primaries will be upon us soon, so director, co-writer and star George Clooney scores points for having "The Ides of March" in theaters now. Although this political drama is frustratingly superficial where debate-worthy issues are...
  • Q&A: 'Footloose' stars Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, and director Craig Brewer

    Q&A: 'Footloose' stars Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, and director Craig Brewer
    Yeah, right. Like any town would outlaw dancing, as officials do in the 1984 movie “Footloose” and its remake, opening Oct. 14. Or would they? “Our producers searched, just to make sure it was still relevant, to see if anything like...
  • No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen

    No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen
    Reporting from New York — Elizabeth Olsen recently experienced something that had never happened to her: She was recognized by a stranger. "It was really weird. I was walking in Tribeca and a guy just came up to me and said, 'I just saw the...
  • Kelsey Grammer is 'Boss' as Chicago's mayor in Starz series

    Dr. Frasier Crane, he's not. And that's exactly how Kelsey Grammer wants it now. A four-time Emmy winner for playing his most popular part to date (with an additional Emmy for his recurring Sideshow Bob voice role on "The Simpsons"), the actor launches a...