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Maggie Smith

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  • 'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates

    'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates
    They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television. Just as “American Idol” in...
  • 'Downton Abbey' still thrills!

    "THERE CAN be too much truth in any relationship." So quipped Maggie Smith, in one of her dry, delicious asides, on the season four premiere of "Downton Abbey" last Sunday. These days, after the success of any series, people love to be argumentative and...
  • 2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries

    2014 Golden Globes: 'Behind the Candelabra' wins best TV movie or miniseries
    "Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat  BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more

    McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more
    It's a big week for TV. Not only are a lot of shows coming back from their brief midwinter hiatuses — "Sleepy Hollow!" tonight with a two-hour episode! — the midseason replacements have begun.  Here are a few things you won't want to miss this...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'American Hustle' cast takes top honors

    The awards season now turns on a delicate dance between "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave." The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards gave David O. Russell's con-man comedy "American Hustle" the top prize Saturday night, making it the front-...
  • 'American Hustle' Wins SAG Ensemble Cast Award

    "American Hustle" took the top Sreen Actors Guild top award, winning the ensemble cast trophy while "Dallas Buyers Club" received strong support with Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto winning the actor and supporting actor trophies. Cate Blanchett...
  • SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars

     SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars
     "American Hustle" won just a single trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — the really important one. The cast of David O. Russell's con-man tale took home SAG's cast award Saturday night, nudging "American Hustle" ahead of Oscar season's...
  • 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...
  • 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...