| Aug 25, 2008
Those familiar with the film version of "Educating Rita" may not be aware that Willy Russell's Oscar-nominated screenplay began as a two-person play, first produced in 1980 by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
How "Rita" evolved is a drama in itself....
| May 4, 2008
IN THE HBO series "Big Love," Amanda Seyfried plays the eldest daughter in a polygamist family of one husband and three wives. In the lavish new musical "Mamma Mia!," based on the long-running Broadway hit, she plays the only daughter of one mother and...
| Jul 18, 2008
It's funny what you buy completely onstage and resist completely, or nearly, on-screen. Case in point: "Mamma Mia!"—the ABBA-fueled stage phenomenon that has now become "Mamma Mia! The Movie."
Of course I never miss a Meryl Streep musical. On-...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 7:21 PM
The answer is "Dame Judi Dench."
The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...