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Maggie Smith

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  • Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'

    Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'
    Her performance as Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey" has brought Michelle Dockery many a thing: fans with tales of their own repressed sisterhood memories, a few Emmy nominations and a Twitter account for her eyebrows. The fifth season of the PBS drama...
  • TV review: 'Downton Abbey,' season 5

    TV review: 'Downton Abbey,' season 5
    At this point, a new season of "Downton Abbey" is much like a visit from old friends. Sure, the stories are familiar -- perhaps even just variations on what you've heard before -- but it's more about sharing their company and the feelings they rekindle....
  • 'Downton Abbey' returns in all its gentle, hopeful glory for Season 5

    January is such a rigorous drag of a month. Diets to start, decorations to take down, jammed email in-boxes to face, not to mention the suddenly impossible parking at the gym. Fortunately, there is something sweet and solid to cling to even as you chuck...
  • Resolutions for a new year in Central Florida

    Resolutions for a new year in Central Florida
    There's a lot to love about Central Florida. And a lot that should change. In no particular order, here are 15 New Year's resolutions for Central Florida in 2015: 1. Car line civility. I'm not saying we need to emulate the manners of Maggie Smith's...
  • 'Downton Abbey's' Maggie Smith is worth her weight in bon mots

    "PRINCIPLES are like prayers: noble, of course, but awkward at a party." So says Violet Crawley, dowager countess of Grantham. Of course, that is actress Maggie Smith, in character on PBS's "Downton Abbey." Maggie/Violet uttered that piece of advice...
  • Cowboys send Fox into stratosphere

    Cowboys send Fox into stratosphere
    UPDATED: The Dallas Cowboys scored a big one for Fox Sunday night. The Cowboys' 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions pulled in 42.3 million viewers in the 7 p.m. hour, according to updated ratings. That hour put Fox ahead of the broadcasting pack. The...
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' lead SAG nominees

    'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' lead SAG nominees
    Critics' favorites "Boyhood" and "Birdman" are among the top contenders in nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Ensembles from both films will compete with the casts of "The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game" and "The Grand...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Modern Family' lead SAG Awards nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Modern Family' lead SAG Awards nominations
    "Birdman" led the way in SAG nominations with four, followed by "Boyhood," "The Imitation Game" and "The Theory of Everything" with three each. "Birdman" snagged nominations for Michael Keaton for lead actor, Edward Norton for supporting actor, Emma...
  • 'Orphan Black' fans relieved at Tatiana Maslany's SAG Awards nomination

    'Orphan Black' fans relieved at Tatiana Maslany's SAG Awards nomination
    If there's one performer out there whose fans have been rabid in their support, it's Tatiana Maslany. The star of "Orphan Black," the science fiction series on BBC America, has not gotten a lot of awards show love, despite playing multiple roles. But...
  • Reel Critics: Denzel back in 'Training' mode

    No one plays a human killing machine with more understated elegance than Denzel Washington. He stays cool, calm and collected no matter what mayhem unfolds. In "The Equalizer," he teams up again with "Training Day" director Antoine Fuqua. Together, they...