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Maggie Smith

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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER. 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences...
  • Balaban, Rockwell to talk movies at Florida Film Festival

    Balaban, Rockwell to talk movies at Florida Film Festival
    Celebrities help bolster the appeal of the Florida Film Festival year after year, and 2015 is no different. Bob Balaban and Sam Rockwell, two actors known for their offbeat charm, will sit for question-and-answer sessions. First up is Balaban, who...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end next season

    'Downton Abbey' to end next season
    The show won't go on for "Downton Abbey" after next season. The coming season, the sixth, will be the last for the PBS hit, "Masterpiece" and Carnival Films announced Thursday. "Downton" is the top PBS drama of all time and the most popular offering...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says

    'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says
    Keep calm and carry on, "Downton Abbey" fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with ITV, the show's British network home, confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the hugely popular...
  • Duchess Catherine tours 'Downton Abbey' set, gets kudos for helping series

    Duchess Catherine tours 'Downton Abbey' set, gets kudos for helping series
    Straighten up: The duchess has arrived! The Duchess of Cambridge is the reason behind "Downton Abbey's" success, show creator Julian Fellowes said Thursday during Catherine's visit to the set. The eight-months-pregnant royal toured the historic Ealing...
  • 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' overbooked but affable, reviews say

    Three years after moviegoers checked in to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and made it a sleeper hit, a sequel has arrived to continue the India-set adventures of its plucky British retirees. According to most reviews, "The Second Best Exotic...
  • Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set

    Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set
    In news that is sure to delight Anglophiles the world over, on Thursday Kensington Palace announced via Twitter that Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, or as us commoners like to call her, Kate, will visit the set of "Downton Abbey" next week.  The...
  • Defending Justin Bieber?! ... More platinum 'Buttah' for Barbra

    "THE STREETS of American cities are haunted by the ghosts of bookstores and record stores which have been destroyed by the greatest thugs in the history of the culture industry. Writers hover between a decent poverty and an indecent one; they are expected...
  • 'Good Wife' returns; 'Downton Abbey' ends

    This weekend, one of TV's best dramas returns, one of TV best-loved dramas ends its season, and one of TV's most popular dramas rolls on. "The Good Wife," back at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS, reminds everyone why it's the best showcase for guest stars. The...
  • Maggie Smith hints she may be ready to leave 'Downton Abbey'

    "Downton Abbey" fans, you may want to sit down before reading this: Maggie Smith may be ready to leave the show. In an interview with London's Sunday Times newspaper promoting her new film, "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," the actress...