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Laurence Olivier

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  • A Conversation with Jim Dale

    A Conversation with Jim Dale
    Just Jim Dale With Jim Dale and pianist Mark York. Through June 24 at Long Wharf Stage II, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282. $30. www.longwharf.org   To put a Music Hall spin on it, Jim Dale is not over the hill. At 77, he’s as vital...
  • Diamond in the Buff: Michelle Williams embodies Marilyn Monroe

    Diamond in the Buff:  Michelle Williams embodies Marilyn Monroe
    My Week with Marilyn Rated R. 101 mins.   Michelle Williams gives an Oscar-worthy performance as Marilyn Monroe in director Simon Curtis's thoughtful adaptation of diaries by Colin Clark. Eddie Redmayne movingly portrays Colin, the star-struck young...
  • 'My Week with Marilyn' review: If "The King's Speech" deserves Oscar attention, so does this

    'My Week with Marilyn' review: If "The King's Speech" deserves Oscar attention, so does this
    ***1/2 (out of four) Imagine skinny dipping with Marilyn Monroe. You’d probably have a silly, disbelieving grin on your face, too. The based-on-a-true-story heart of “My Week with Marilyn” echoes “Notting Hill”: Lowly...
  • Siete buenas razones para ir al cine

    Siete buenas razones para ir al cine
    Si bien el Día de Acción de Gracias es la ocasión perfecta para sentarse alrededor de la mesa y disfrutar de los seres queridos, también es cierto que este día se ha convertido en una gran vitrina para Hollywood. En esta fecha, los grandes estudios...
  • My Week With Marilyn

    My Week With Marilyn
    Diamonds are a girls best friend. And so are the third assistants on a movie set. This is the story of acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier directing his first (and last) movie, The Prince and the Showgirl. It was the mid-50s and Marilyn Monroe was the...
  • Reel Critics: Scorsese scores with magical 'Hugo'

    The phrase "family film" has never appeared in the same sentence with Martin Scorsese. But the R-rated master has made a spectacular PG-rated movie full of wonder and imagination. "Hugo" offers equal parts nostalgia, fantasy and mystery with Charles...
  • SAG NOMINATIONS LIST: The Screen Actors Guild announcement brings plenty of surprises

    SAG NOMINATIONS LIST: The Screen Actors Guild announcement brings plenty of surprises
    This is shaping up to be one of the biggest roller coasters of an award season in some time. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) unveiled its nominees for the best in film and television this morning, offering plenty of surprises. Perhaps the biggest?...
  • 50 years ago: 'The Homestead' added to Bel Air town limits

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 12, 1962: The Town of Bel Air grew by 249 acres as a result of a property annexation acquired by the Commissioners of Bel Air. The property known as "The Homestead," a 300-acre farm, was divided...
  • Oscar nominations a blast from the past

    Oscar nominations a blast from the past
    John Osborne wrote the key post-World War II British drama "Look Back in Anger," later filmed in 1959. By contrast there’s very little anger in all the look-backs among this year’s Academy Award nominations. Oscar's unofficial slogan in...
  • 'My Week With Marilyn'

    'My Week With Marilyn'
    Michelle Williams has come a long way from TV's "Dawson's Creek," as she proves with her accomplished portrayal of Marilyn Monroe - which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination - in this Simon Curtis-directed tale of screen icon Monroe...
  • Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'

    Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'
    If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down:...