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  • Danny Boyle inspired by 'The Tempest' for Olympics ceremony

    Danny Boyle inspired by 'The Tempest' for Olympics ceremony
    Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle said that William Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" served as an inspiration for his recently revealed designs for the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. The live extravaganza, which will be broadcast on...
  • DVD review: It started with a 'Shallow Grave'

    Back in 1994 — long before his modest commercial success with “28 Days Later...” and his Oscar for “Slumdog Millionaire” — director Danny Boyle made the transition from TV to movies with “Shallow Grave.”...
  • Nick Payne's 'Constellations' tops Evening Standard Theatre Award

    Nick Payne's 'Constellations' tops Evening Standard Theatre Award
    An intimate, two-hander play by a relatively unknown writer took home the top prize at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. "Constellations," by Nick Payne, won the prize for best play on Sunday, beating out works by Caryl Churchill and...
  • En Cartelera: Footnote, Intruders and The Deep Blue Sea

    <b>En Cartelera:</b> Footnote, Intruders and The Deep Blue Sea
    Footnote ***1/2 Joseph Cedar, el mejor director de cine israelí contemporáneo, toma como pretexto la alta competencia que anima la vida académica de su país para recrear el eterno drama freudiano entre padre e hijo. Eliezer y Uriel Shkolnik trabajan...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • Todos los detalles de la inauguración de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012

    Todos los detalles de la inauguraci&#243;n de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012
    La esperada ceremonia inaugural de los Juegos Olímpicos comenzó el viernes con una gran cuenta atrás y el tañido de una campana gigante, dando paso luego a una exuberante y excéntrica celebración de la historia, el arte y la cultura británica. En su...
  • Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event

    Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event
    What plays well in a stadium doesn't always work so well on TV. But if the in-person thumbs-up reviews out of London Friday were accurate, the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics were a winner on both fronts. By and large, the version shown for...
  • London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC

    London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC
    NBC posted the highest numbers ever for an Olympics opening ceremony held outside the U.S., garnering a 23.0 rating and 40 share for the primetime telecast, according to preliminary results released Saturday morning by Nielsen. The figures are 28% higher...
  • Review: NBC's stumble can't mask Olympics' beautiful opening ceremony

     Review: NBC's stumble can't mask Olympics' beautiful opening ceremony
    Through a fortuitous series of events, because someone knew someone who knew someone, I watched Friday's remarkable opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games by way of the BBC — which is to say, without commercials or Ryan Seacrest and with...
  • On NBC, Akram Khan loses out to Ryan Seacrest during Olympics opening

    On NBC, Akram Khan loses out to Ryan Seacrest during Olympics opening
    Viewers who tuned into NBC's telecast of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games got to see plenty of pomp and spectacle. But the time-delayed broadcast on Friday was missing a crucial segment -- a dance tribute created by British choreographer Akram...
  • National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival
    STRATFORD, ONTARIO — Of all of William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry V" is the drama most often interpreted as patriotically British. In the 1944 film version, Laurence Olivier used the young king's inspiring St. Crispin's Day speech, with its soaring...