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Drama (genre)

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  • 'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'

    'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'
    Hollywood's coronation of "The King's Speech" culminated Sunday night when the story of stuttering King George VI and his speech therapist won four Academy Awards, including best picture. But if the Oscars completed the historical drama's ascension, the...
  • Tom Hooper takes the directing Oscar for 'King's Speech'

    Tom Hooper takes the directing Oscar for 'King's Speech'
    Tom Hooper made a movie about giving speeches on a grand stage – and then he got to make one himself. The 38-year-old British filmmaker took home the best director prize at the Oscars on Sunday night for "The King's Speech," a historical drama...
  • Gary Winick dies at 49; director and digital film pioneer

    Gary Winick dies at 49; director and digital film pioneer
    Gary Winick, a pioneering producer and director of independent digital films who found mainstream success with such movies as "13 Going on 30" and "Letters to Juliet," has died. He was 49. Winick, who was diagnosed with brain cancer about two years ago,...
  • 'Mad Men: Season Four'

    'Mad Men: Season Four'
    1960s advertising man Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is at a crossroads both personally and professionally as this most recent season of the acclaimed AMC drama series begins. His secrets cause him to clam up on a business reporter, thus jeopardizing an article...
  • 'Treme: The Complete First Season'

    'Treme: The Complete First Season'
    This widely praised HBO drama series, overseen by "Homicide: Life on the Street" writing-producing veterans David Simon and Eric Overmyer, focuses on New Orleans residents trying to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. John...
  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • The stage gets funny again at Estancia High

    The stage gets funny again at Estancia High
    COSTA MESA — Nicolas Juarez used his cell phone for light as he moved around the darkened theater. Meanwhile, members of his cast and crew scuttled backstage as they quieted themselves for the start of the dress rehearsal. Juarez took his place in...
  • Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories

    Hisaye Yamamoto dies at 89; writer of Japanese American stories
    Hisaye Yamamoto, one of the first Asian American writers to earn literary distinction after World War II with highly polished short stories that illuminated a world circumscribed by culture and brutal strokes of history, has died. She was 89. Yamamoto...
  • TV on DVD review: 'The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season'

    TV on DVD review: 'The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season'
    The Walking Dead" became an instant hit when it debuted on Halloween night, giving AMC another feather in its quality TV cap that started with "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad." The show's amazing first season contained just six episodes, so fans of the...
  • Theater review: 'August: Osage County' from Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'August: Osage County' from Theatre Downtown
    In Theatre Downtown's production of the critically acclaimed "August: Osage County," members of the Weston family find they are rarely alone. While marriages disintegrate, someone's straightening up around the corner. While secrets are being spilled,...
  • Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

    Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
    Matthew McConaughey has just cracked open his second Corona when the man wearing Mardi Gras beads and a Village People policeman's cap approaches his car. "Do you know Duane?" the inebriated-looking man asks with suspicion, poking his head inside the...