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August: Osage County

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  • Hollywood Film Awards launch Oscar season with two-hour infomercial

    Hollywood Film Awards launch Oscar season with two-hour infomercial
    The Hollywood Film Awards happened Friday night. No one knows who votes for these prizes. Maybe it's an unnamed 12-person committee, as Dick Clark Productions programming executive Mark Bracco maintains. Maybe it's solely the province of the event's founder, Carlos de Abreu, with a little help from his wife, former "Price Is Right" model, Janice Pennington, as others believe. Maybe it's the Freemasons. We kept looking at the way winners and presenters shook hands at the ceremony for clues, but came up empty. And the guy who plays Sherlock wasn't talking.
  • Theatre Downtown extends 'Killer Joe'

    Theatre Downtown extends 'Killer Joe'
    There are two more chances to see the penultimate production in Theatre Downtown's current location. "Killer Joe" has been extended through this weekend, with performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8. Tracy Letts, who wrote "August:...

    Review: 'Killer Joe' from Theatre Downtown

     Review: 'Killer Joe' from Theatre Downtown
    More than a decade before winning a Pulitzer for "August: Osage County," Tracy Letts wrote "Killer Joe," a violent look at an impoverished Texan family. It's easy in Theatre Downtown's production of "Killer Joe" to see seeds that would blossom in his...

    Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles

    Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles
    The life and career of Misty Upham has been cut tragically short, with authorities in Washington state positively identifying a body found at the bottom of an embankment as that of the Native American  actress. Upham, 32, was neither a major star nor...

    Actress Misty Upham's family says police made little effort; body ID'd by coroner

    Actress Misty Upham's family says police made little effort; body ID'd by coroner
    "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham's body, found at the bottom of a deep river embankment near Seattle, was officially identified on Friday by a Washington state coroner, more than a week after her family reported her missing. The King County...