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Joe Orton

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  • 'Marriage Plot' gives new twist to old tale

    'Marriage Plot' gives new twist to old tale
    The trouble with love triangles is, somebody almost always has to lose. This is a defect in real life, so why shouldn't it be a problem in fiction too? The endings of Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr. Sloane" and James L. Brooks' "Broadcast News" each got around this challenge in innovative ways, but most writers wind up contenting themselves with the usual solution. They pick a winner, then go back and cover their tracks to gin up suspense.
  • In our pages: John Le Carré still looks good

    John Le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is being reissued by Penguin in advance of a new film version.

    Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...

    Theater review: ‘What the Butler Saw’ at the Odyssey Theatre

    Philip Brandes reviews Joe Orton's black comedy "What the Butler Saw" at the Odyssey Theatre.

    Spy Work

    For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work