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  • Yale Rep's 'These Paper Bullets' Features New Songs From Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong

    Yale Rep's 'These Paper Bullets' Features New Songs From Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong
    In terms of theater development time, "These Paper Bullets," went from notion to motion at warp speed, which suits the kinetic nature of this musical, "modish rip-off" of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing." "It wasn't a normal process like when...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    THE ART OF THE STEAL 2 stars. Canadian writer-director Jonathan Sobol's uneven, mildly amusing and highly derivative heist comedy about a group of lovable, if sometimes bumbling art thieves is rescued from total mediocrity by a fine cast including Kurt...
  • Emma Thompson, from 'Saving Mr. Banks' to 'Sweeney Todd' musical

    Emma Thompson, from 'Saving Mr. Banks' to 'Sweeney Todd' musical
    Coming off her acclaimed performance as the ornery P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks," Emma Thompson has brought her considerable comic energy to Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd," which is being performed in a semi-staged concert production by...
  • Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard

     Old Globe's Barry Edelstein is thinking big about the Bard
    SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien. Can the Globe'...
  • Mace Neufeld: Constant as the stars

     Mace Neufeld: Constant as the stars
    The parrot wasn't talking. "I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him. With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
  • BAFTA to Fete Peter Greenaway with Career Achievement Award

    LONDON -- British helmer Peter Greenaway is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at the British Academy Film Awards at London's Royal Opera House on Sunday. BAFTA's award is presented annually in honor of Michael Balcon....
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES MythBusters In this new episode,...
  • 'Captain America 3′ Takes Shape at Marvel (EXCLUSIVE)

    Marvel is still focusing on "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which arrives in April, but sources tell Variety that Anthony and Joe Russo will be back in the director's chair for a third installment, even though the film hasn't officially been...
  • 'Barber of Seville' director goes from Broadway to Lyric Opera

    'Barber of Seville' director goes from Broadway to Lyric Opera
    When Lyric Opera unveils its new production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" ("The Barber of Seville") on Saturday night, it will mark the company debut of Rob Ashford, yet another of this season's imports from the legitimate theater, Broadway and...
  • BAFTA Inks Distribution Pact with IMG Media for Awards Shows

    LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has inked a deal with IMG Media, a division of IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, to distribute programming of the BAFTA awards ceremonies. The deal, which begins in...
  • Film Review: Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan returns to big screen

    Film Review: Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan returns to big screen
    After more than a decade-long hiatus, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is back on the big screen. In “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” — one of the most pointlessly clunky titles in recent memory — he is reborn in the form of Chris Pine, who steps...