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Maggie Smith

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  • No, George Clooney isn't a wedding cheapskate (the in-laws are safe)

    No, George Clooney isn't a wedding cheapskate (the in-laws are safe)
    With George Clooney's wedding to Amal Alamuddin just around the corner, a couple of details and one big debunking have emerged. First the fake-out: A story about Alamuddin's parents "paying for most" of the wedding is not true, Gossip Cop reports...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party

    'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party
    The show: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Hartford Stage First impressions: Throw a dart at a map and you're likely to find one theater or another in the provinces doing Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy. There's good reason for...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Emmys 2014: Christine Baranski showers praise on 'Good Wife' writers

    Emmys 2014: Christine Baranski showers praise on 'Good Wife' writers
    On Thursday morning Christine Baranski was just coming back inside after a swim when she found out that she’d earned her fifth straight Emmy nomination for supporting actress in a drama series for her role as Diane Lockhart on CBS’ “...
  • Angelina Jolie Honored by British Government

    LONDON -- Angelina Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has been honored by the British government for her work to end sexual violence in war zones. Jolie was in London this week attending a major conference that is...
  • Hollywood's box office queen is Britain's great dame!

    "I LOVE how I look!" That's Willem Dafoe answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query: "What do you dislike most about your appearance?" THERE IS nothing like a dame, and there is nothing like Angelina Jolie, who has now been named an Honorary...
  • TriStar Productions Teams With BBC Films on Maggie Smith's 'Lady in the Van'

    Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has teamed with BBC Films to greenlight "The Lady in the Van" starring "Downton Abbey's" Maggie Smith. The pic is an adaptation of Alan Bennett's West End hit with Smith reprising her role of Miss Shepherd. The play was...
  • Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races

    Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races
    "True Detective" and "Breaking Bad" produced only eight episodes apiece but, for their ensembles, it's the quality not the quantity that counts. The shows should dominate the Emmys' drama series acting nominations. Here's an early look at the front-...