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Joan Allen

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  • Decoding 'Luck': Bromance at the track

     
    In this episode o HBO's "Luck," Turo Escalante is trying to pull of another betting coup, but this time he’s doing it with Ace’s horse. Meanwhile, bromance rules over the racetrack....
  • Decoding 'Luck': Murder on the high seas

     
    As "Luck" fans have heard, there will be no second season of the best movie or TV show ever made about the world of horse racing. The show was cancelled this week after a third horse died on the set. For the first time since the series premiered, I went...
  • Decoding 'Luck': Place your bets on the final race

     
    This final episode of "Luck" takes place on the day of the Western Derby, where Pint of Plain will face Southern California’s other great 3-year-old, Gettn’up Morning. Like a race card, "Luck" consists of nine episodes (although at most...
  • David Mamet's American Buffalo premieres

    David Mamet's American Buffalo premieres
    David Mamet had already established himself as a promising Chicago writer when, in early 1975, he submitted the script of his "American Buffalo" to Goodman Theatre, guaranteeing the management that, if produced, it would win the Pulitzer Prize for drama....
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
  • Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling

    Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling
    In "Impressionism," the new play by Michael Jacobs, art gallery owner Katharine Keenan (Joan Allen) playfully teases shy colleague Thomas Buckle about "a hideous sexual problem." That figures. After all, Thomas is played by Jeremy Irons, who has never...
  • 'Death Race': Gory fun in winner's circle

    'Death Race': Gory fun in winner's circle
    Nothing in director Paul W.S. Anderson's schlock drawer—not "Mortal Kombat," not "Event Horizon," not "Resident Evil," not "Alien vs. Predator"—prepares you for the peppy, good-time nastiness that is "Death Race." It's a loose remake of "Death...
  • Movie Review: 'Death Race' - 2 stars out of 5

    Movie Review: 'Death Race' - 2 stars out of 5
    Of all the Z-movies in the Roger Corman catalog, they had to remake Death Race 2000. But if the original Death Race, with its murderous road rally drivers who take down pedestrians for "points," seemed darkly prophetic when it came out back in 1975,...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

    The Early Show Swimming with sharks. 7 a.m. KCBS 81542 Today Chef Jose Andres; Chris Brown; Antonio Sabato Jr. 7 a.m. KNBC 460417 KTLA Morning News 7 a.m. KTLA 25900 Good Morning America 7 a.m. KABC 27368 Good Day L.A./Fox 11 Morning News 7 a.m....
  • DVD Review: 'The Bourne Ultimatum'

    DVD Review: 'The Bourne Ultimatum'
    Directed by Doug Liman, "The Bourne Identity" was a spiffy little summer action movie, carried by brisk car stunts and a confident performance by Matt Damon. Paul Greengrass took over "The Bourne Supremacy" and ratcheted up the tension to stomach-churning...
  • Movie Review: 'Bonneville'

    My, my, aren't we getting old? In "Bonneville," one-time "King Kong" girl toy Jessica Lange plays the widow of a recently deceased 80-year-old. Of course, she's a couple of decades younger than husband Joe was. In fact, that's sort of the point of the...