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  • 'Ghost Writer's' real-life parallels haunt the movie and director Roman Polanski

    'Ghost Writer's' real-life parallels haunt the movie and director Roman Polanski
    As Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor describe it, there was no need for the cast of Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" to have long, philosophical discussions about the movie's creepy real-life parallels. It wasn't necessary, for example, to dissect...
  • Roman Polanski, through his own lens

    Roman Polanski, through his own lens
    The director's movies, such as his Oscar-winning 2002 film 'The Piano,' may reflect his world view on morality and the role of the artist in society. |Reed Johnson Should great artists be treated differently from ordinary mortals? Does a musician,...
  • Theater review: 'No Man's Land' at Odyssey Theatre

     
    Harold Pinter named the four characters in “No Man’s Land” after real-life cricket players, and in Michael Peretzian’s assured revival, now at the Odyssey Theatre, the game is in full swing. In the play, this quartet haunts a Persian-carpeted...
  • L.A.'s Wordtheatre in London pairs Nick Hornby and Alfred Molina

     
    Los Angeles-based Wordtheatre lines up actors to read short stories, a pairing that shows both in a flattering light. Perhaps that's why they get such glittering lineups -- it's a chance for actors to dig into excellent writing. On Nov.......
  • Theater review: David Mamet's 'Race' on Broadway

     
    David Mamet is a connoisseur of four-letter words, but he may have finally found one potent enough to subdue his infamous swagger. “Race,” the title and subject of his new play, which opened Sunday at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on......
  • The poetry of Harold Pinter, in a benefit for the homeless

     
    This Wednesday, Julian Sands will channel a spirit. The British actor, known for his performances in “Warlock,” “Room With a View” and “24,” presents an evening of Harold Pinter’s poetry on Dec. 9 at the Odyssey Theatre. The reading will.......
  • Raul Esparza, Brooke Shields to star in 'Leap of Faith' at Ahmanson Theatre

     
    The new musical "Leap of Faith" has landed two impressive stars for its debut in September at the Ahmanson Theatre. Four-time Tony-nominee Raul Esparza and actress Brooke Shields will play the lead roles in the musical about a fraudulent faith......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Shutter Island' reopens | '127 Hours' news and views | Casting news for 'The Hobbit'

     
    • Pete Hammond delivers the scoop on a "high profile kick-off to Paramount's 'Shutter Island' Oscar campaign." As Pete reports, "American Cinematheque will present a retrospective of the film collaborations of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese at...
  • Culture Watch: What's new in music, DVDs, theater and books

     
    Books: “Must You Go?” (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday). Antonia Fraser’s memoir of her marriage to Harold Pinter, as told through more than three decades of diary entries, offers an intimate look at a writer who was renowned for the enigmatic menace......