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Drama (genre)

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  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Moneyball'

    'Moneyball'
    Now faring well on the film award circuit, director Bennett Miller's fact-based drama boasts a terrific performance by Brad Pitt as Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who redefined the evaluation of on-field talent. He literally went by the numbers,...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'

    'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'
    HBO scored another immediate series success with this Prohibition-era drama, and its high pedigree - with Martin Scorsese as an executive producer and the director of the premiere, which earned him an Emmy - surely didn't hurt. Steve Buscemi is excellent...
  • Bert Schneider dies at 78; 'Easy Rider' producer

    Bert Schneider dies at 78; 'Easy Rider' producer
    Bert Schneider, the iconoclastic producer behind a trio of influential movies — "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" — that captured the rootlessness and discontent of the late 1960s and '70s and became symbols of a new...