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  • When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best

    When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best
    The answer is "Dame Judi Dench." The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...
  • 'Nanny McPhee Returns'

    'Nanny McPhee Returns'
    When Emma Thompson donned a bulbous nose and a protruding snaggletooth to play the title character in 2005's charming family fantasy "Nanny McPhee," she was seen as playing a kind of anti-Mary Poppins, using a magical walking stick instead of a spoonful...
  • Reel Critics: Nanny McPhee comes back for more

    Reel Critics: Nanny McPhee comes back for more
    Young kids behaving badly are a common theme in many children's books. Magical nannies like Mary Poppins, who teach proper manners to the kids, are also a staple in these stories. Almost 50 years ago, Christianna Brand wrote similar tales about a nurse...
  • Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore

    Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore
    When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect." It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife. Rose...
  • The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting

    The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting
    Few plays have affected me as viscerally as "Angels in America." I can still recall my state of mind in the theater, having traveled to New York from New Haven, where I was in graduate school, to see both parts ("Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika")...
  • Mother Charged With Failing to Protect Child From Abuse

    Mother Charged With Failing to Protect Child From Abuse
    HOUSTON -- Jury selection began Monday for a mother of 3 accused of failing to protect her 4-year old daughter from abuse that ultimately led to the girl's death. Abigail Young is charged in the death of 4-year-old Emma Thompson, who suffered a fractured...
  • Interview: Emma Thompson

    Interview: Emma Thompson
    A very special guest on today's Morning News, one of the most accomplished actresses of all time... Emma Thompson joins us!
  • Top 5 Christmas Comedies

    Top 5 Christmas Comedies
    When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times. I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
  • WATCH: 'Men In Black 3' trailer

    WATCH: 'Men In Black 3' trailer
    Agent J (Will Smith) travels back in time to MIB's early years in order to save his partner and friend Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) from being assassinated by an alien. J teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) as they together save K's life, the...
  • South Coast Repertory crew takes on Jane Austen's appeal

    South Coast Repertory crew takes on Jane Austen's appeal
    Few 18th century authors have achieved the modern popular success that Jane Austen now enjoys. Her novels are always in print, and in the last decades they have been adapted into films and television miniseries, from "Sense and Sensibility," "Emma,"...
  • Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser

    Q&A: '50/50' star/producer Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser
    It only seems fair to warn you: This interview with “50/50” star Seth Rogen and the movie’s writer, Rogen’s longtime friend Will Reiser, features a lot of discussion about diarrhea. Maybe that’s not what you expect when...