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  • Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award

    Christopher Plummer To Receive Monte Cristo Award
    Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer will be honored this spring with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Plummer will receive the award at a fundraiser in at the Edison Ballroom in New York...
  • Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans

    Video/Q&A: 'A Haunted House' star/co-writer Marlon Wayans
    Within the first three minutes of our conversation, Marlon Wayans mocks my shoes, imagines an ethnically diverse array of naked women surrounding him, describes the peaceful way to strangle a cow and his plan to delay sitting on the toilet in order to...
  • All along, a force was with Alec Guinness

    All along, a force was with Alec Guinness
    For millions of young "Star Wars" fans, and some not so young, Alec Guinness is the man who played Obi-Wan Kenobi. And that is that. For all they know Guinness only did this in his life: expound on the glories of The Force and get Mark Hamill up to...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Riveting 'Emperor' gets some dry revisions ★★

    Riveting 'Emperor' gets some dry revisions ★★
    "I don't need a history lesson, Your Excellency," the true-blue American general tells Emperor Hirohito's ex-prime minister when he lectures his inquisitor about the bloody imperialist actions of Great Britain and America, along with Japan, in the new...
  • Best Movies About Royalty

     
    In the wake of royal wedding, I received a suggestion for a movie list of the Best Movies About Royalty. This will be one of two blog posts from me today, so be sure to stop back for my latest......
  • Critic's Notebook: British and American actors square off in tight Tony Award race

     
    Advertisers would have us believe that the world is divided between Mac and PC users. But the world of acting is still split along lines that go back half a century to two titans, Laurence Olivier and Marlon Brando British......
  • Shakespeare not a hit with voters in online charity contest

     
    L.A.'s Shakespeare Center finishes 51st in online charity contest...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'South Beach Tow' on Tru TV

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 17 - 23 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 17 - 23 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • EXCLUSIVE: Dominic Cooper on playing Iron Man’s dad and taking on two roles in ‘The Devil’s Double’

     
    “Look in the dictionary,” says “Captain America” director Joe Johnston. “Next to the definition for ‘international playboy,’ you’ll find a picture of a guy who looks just like Dominic Cooper.” Johnston...
  • Theater Review: Rogue Machine's 'Vivien' at Theatre Theater

     
    Margaret Gray reviews Rogue Machine's 'Vivien' at Theatre Theater...