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  • How 'Saving Mr. Banks' Helped Rescue Emma Thompson

    On the first day of rehearsals for "Saving Mr. Banks," Jason Schwartzman was running 20 minutes late. By the time he got to the tableread with Emma Thompson and the rest of the actors, he was in an apologetic frenzy. It got worse when Thompson, whom he...
  • Going to Tuscany this fall? There's an app for that

    Going to Tuscany this fall? There's an app for that
    Are you heading to Tuscany this fall? Curse you! But just to show I’m not bitter, here’s a tip that is going to make your trip a whole lot better. Judy Witts Francini, a well-known cooking teacher who has lived in Florence, Italy, for 30...
  • 'Merrily We Roll Along' revival from London coming to U.S. cinemas

    The acclaimed London revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" from the Menier Chocolate Factory will be broadcast to cinemas in the U.S. next month. The musical production will be screened starting Oct. 23 in cinemas across the country....
  • 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...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Anthony Hopkins on Marvel, Hiddleston, Odin

     
    As Odin, venerable actor Anthony Hopkins plays the father to two obstinate sons and the whole of the Nine Realms […]...
  • TV Picks: 'Hollow Crown,' Emmys, 'Michael J. Fox,' returning faves

    TV Picks: 'Hollow Crown,' Emmys, 'Michael J. Fox,' returning faves
    "The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
  • Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure

     Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure
    "The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them. It's too much to say...
  • J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ spinoffs set stage for more movie magic

     
    The news that J.K. Rowling is developing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie left many magic-loving Muggles feeling a bit like […]...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ trailer spotlights Portman’s Jane Foster

     
    Natalie Portman's character is front and center in a new TV spot for “Thor: The Dark World.” Portman's character, astrophysicist […]...
  • Best-Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66

    Best-selling author Tom Clancy, whose political thrillers spawned films such as ""The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," died in a Baltimore hospital on Tuesday. He was 66. The author expanded his reach into films adapted from many of his novels,...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Thor offers Loki a chance for revenge in new clip

     
    “Thor: The Dark World” doesn't open in theaters until Nov. 8, but a new clip from the upcoming Marvel sequel […]...