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  • Santa Barbara film festival gets a word in before the Oscars

     Santa Barbara film festival gets a word in before the Oscars
    SANTA BARBARA — Hollywood's unique awards calculus wouldn't seem to take a film festival at this posh coastal enclave into account. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, after all, is not a prestige movie launching pad such as the Toronto...
  • Bradley Cooper in 'The Elephant Man': A dream role for a heartthrob

    Bradley Cooper in 'The Elephant Man': A dream role for a heartthrob
    It has become something of a theater tradition to cast a good-looking young man in the role of John Merrick, the horribly deformed protagonist of "The Elephant Man." The role, which requires the actor to be shirtless for a good period of time, is a...
  • Christopher Plummer one-man show coming to Ahmanson Theatre in 2014

    Christopher Plummer one-man show coming to Ahmanson Theatre in 2014
    Christopher Plummer will bring his one-man show "A Word or Two" to Los Angeles for a brief engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre next year. Center Theatre Group announced on Tuesday that Plummer is scheduled to perform 16 shows from Jan. 19 to Feb. 9. "A...
  • Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment

    Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' finds its pop-culture moment
    The play is more than 400 years old and we all know how it ends, but suddenly William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is back in vogue. The Scottish tragedy is enticing a number of actors ranging from young to the far side of middle age to play the murderous...
  • 'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer cast in NBC's 'Sound of Music'

    'True Blood's' Stephen Moyer cast in NBC's 'Sound of Music'
    Stephen Moyer will once again tap into his musical-theater roots. The "True Blood" star has been cast as Capt. Georg Von Trapp in NBC’s live holiday production of "The Sound of Music,” alongside the previously announced Carrie Underwood as...
  • Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'

    The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
  • Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie

    Audra McDonald among three Tony winners joining cast of 'Sound of Music' TV movie
    The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5. NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
  • TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'

    TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'
    "Brooklyn Castle" (PBS, Monday). "I think that this is a good thing for kids to be exposed to," coach Elizabeth Vicary says in Katie Dellamaggiore's 2012 film about a fearsome and lovable inner-city middle-school chess team, "the idea that truth isn&...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Parks and Rec,' Muhammad Ali, 'Revolution,' more

    McNamara's Picks: 'Parks and Rec,' Muhammad Ali, 'Revolution,' more
    "Parks and Recreation." Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) is married! Again! What can it mean? Well, for last week's season premiere it meant a double episode including a trip to London that was among the best the show has aired. Andy (Chris Pratt) met his...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Saturday Night Live'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES This Old House Three homeowners...
  • TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring

    TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring
    The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...