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  • Breaking down 'The Borgias' teaser: Are they going there?

    Breaking down 'The Borgias' teaser: Are they going there?
    Showtime released a preview for "The Borgias" a few days ago titled "Father, Son, Unholy Spirit." I can't believe I missed it until today. But damn! Neil Jordan looks to be ramping up the murders, the sex--and maybe even the incest. Yes, it looks like...
  • 'Beautiful Creatures' review: Full of love, not that pretty

    'Beautiful Creatures' review: Full of love, not that pretty
    **1/2 (out of four) Among many reasons the “Twilight” movie franchise didn’t work, Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) make lousy characters, separately and together. Be it the script, the performances, whatever: The...
  • 'Beautiful Creatures': Supernatural love in a small town, again ★★

    'Beautiful Creatures': Supernatural love in a small town, again ★★
    When classy, pedigreed British actors go hog-wild under the flowering dogwood trees of a Southern Gothic setting, often the results are good. Just as often they're so bad they're good. And sometimes, as is the case with Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson in...
  • 'A Good Day to Die Hard' to rule Presidents Day box office

    "Safe Haven" will find no refuge at the box office the weekend, as the latest "Die Hard" movie is set to annihilate the competition.  "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise, is expected to gross a robust $55...
  • Film Review: Gothic snoozer 'Beautiful Creatures' isn't quite as dim as 'Twilight'

    Film Review: Gothic snoozer 'Beautiful Creatures' isn't quite as dim as 'Twilight'
    I never thought I'd regret not having reviewed any of the "Twilight" series. Now I do, because it would have been only a few moments' work to cut and paste several paragraphs, run some search-and-replaces ("caster" for "vampire," "Ethan" for "Belle"), and...
  • 'Shakespeare Uncovered'

    Many of the Bard's classics get new attention and appreciation from six talents - Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, theater director Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant - as they host individual episodes of this recently televised PBS...
  • Surgical science museum features tools alongside an artist in residence

    Surgical science museum features tools alongside an artist in residence
    Take a stroll through the exhibits of antique medical devices in the International Museum of Surgical Science on Lake Shore Drive, and your mind might conjure forth images worthy of the 1988 movie “Dead Ringers,” in which Jeremy Irons plays...
  • Monster Mash: Olivier Award winners announced in London; Israel upset over Julian Schnabel's new movie

     
    And the winners are...: Terence Rattigan's "After the Dance" and the musical "Legally Blonde" were the big winners at London's Olivier Awards on Sunday. Composer Stephen Sondheim, left, picked up an honorary award. (Reuters) Sensitive issues: Artist...
  • Movie Review: The Last Lions

     
    People who complain about the “Disneyfication” of nature documentaries should check out “The Last Lions,” a big cat documentary opening Friday at the Enzian. It may give its lioness heroine a name, “Ma di Tau,”...
  • This weekend: ‘The Killing’ impresses; ‘The Kennedys’ depresses; ‘Camelot’ bewitches; ‘The Borgias’ showcases Jeremy Irons

     
    March Madness, Elton John and four big dramas top this weekend's offerings. The best news in the drama department is "The Killing," the new series from AMC. That channel has a habit of delivering risk-taking series that become events: "Mad Men" (hooray on...
  • Jeremy Irons gets religion in Showtime's 'The Borgias'

     
    Jeremy Irons has taken on a lot of chilly characters in a distinguished career that includes his Oscar-winning role in "Reversal of Fortune," "The Mission and "The Lion King." But he had to overcome some initial concerns when taking on......