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Hal Holbrook

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  • Versatile Val takes on Twain

    Versatile Val takes on Twain
    Mark Twain is coming to the Laguna Playhouse this fall — and to the savvy viewer, he's bringing Jim Morrison, Doc Holliday and Batman with him. The playhouse announced last week that Val Kilmer, who has a long track record of playing iconic...
  • Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain

    Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain
    Over the course of two hours inside a small dressing room at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Val Kilmer ages 20 years. His hair turns a crazy, curly white, a strong mustache sprouts on his upper lip, and deep bags appear under his eyes. Eventually the actor...
  • This week: ‘American Idol’ times 3; ‘Big Bang Theory’ lecture

     
    How interested are viewers in this year's “American Idol”? We'll learn a lot more when the public starts voting and the show expands to three nights for the week. The 10 girl hopefuls perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, the 10 guys sing at 8 p.m....
  • VOD Spotlight: Matt Damon and John Krasinski in “Promised Land”

     
    When Matt Damon and John Krasinski set out to bring what Krasinski calls an “exploration of modern-day American identity” to moviegoers, the pair zeroed in on a tableau happening across the land — rural communities mired in economic...
  • Laurence Fishburne delivers transformative performance in 'Thurgood'

    It's a shame that Black History Month doesn't come around more than once a year -- especially when it brings with it work this excellent. Thursday, Feb. 24, HBO presents "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne in a role that could define his mature...
  • 'The Event' promises a death and no flashbacks

    After a 10-episode opening salvo that relied heavily on flashbacks and was not exactly a ratings blockbuster, NBC's science-fiction thriller "The Event" returned last Monday with a two-hour block that featured Director of National Intelligence Blake...
  • Reel Critics: 'Water For Elephants' too dry

    "Water for Elephants" is a Depression-era melodrama whose star has never looked more gorgeous. And that's just Robert Pattinson. Pattinson plays Jacob, a down on his luck veterinary student who joins a second-rate circus in a twist of fate. Its...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Gone but not forgotten, 2010: Goodbye to some true TV icons

    It's natural with the dawn of a new year to bid farewell to the old, and to those who left with it. In terms of television talents lost in 2010, though, the ritual hits particularly close to the heart. A number of genuine icons of the home screen...
  • Paul Bogart dies at 92; Emmy-winning TV director

    Paul Bogart dies at 92; Emmy-winning TV director
    Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92. Bogart died of age-related...
  • Broad Stage season includes Placido Domingo, Shakespeare's Globe

    Broad Stage season includes Placido Domingo, Shakespeare's Globe
    The Broad Stage's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Wednesday, will feature appearances by a number of prominent performers including actor Hal Holbrook, violinist Pinchas Zukerman and thespians from Shakespeare's Globe in a production of "Hamlet."...