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Alec Guinness

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  • New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage

    New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin  a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Gustavo Dudamel on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be......
  • Friday's Highlights: 'Who Do You Think You Are?' on NBC.

     
    TV listings for the week of Jan. 23 - 29 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This week's TV Movies FAMILY TREE: Archivist Kathy Lauder, right, helps Vanessa Williams research her...
  • 'Tinker Tailor' takes on Cold War espionage with political distance

     
    Tomas Alfredson directed "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," the first adaptation of the John le Carré book since the 1979 TV mini-series starring Sir Alec Guinness. The new movie stars Gary Oldman as iconic spy character George Smiley....
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Two and a Half Men' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 11 - 17 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy': engaging espionage, critics say

     
    "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy": The new Cold War spy thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" had its work cut out for it, first in condensing the 400 pages of John le Carre's 1974 novel into two hours of screen time, and then in surviving comparisons to the...
  • Gary Oldman goes minimalist with ‘Tinker Tailor’ role

     
    Gary Oldman delivers a minimalist portrayal of iconic spy character George Smiley in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," with the director of Swedish filmmaker Tomas Alfredson....
  • 'Tinker Tailor': Gary Oldman overcomes his panic [video]

     
    At the Envelope Screening Series, Gary Oldman talks about panicking at the realization that he had signed up to play George Smiley in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" -- in the wake of Sir Alec Guinness' memorable characterization in a miniseries....
  • All Christmas all the time on TV

     
    Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...
  • 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,' 'Tintin': Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Tintin" are in the theaters now, but newly released DVDs make it possible to look at how these 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Tintin" have been handled in the past....
  • Spy Work

     
    For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work...