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Meryl Streep

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  • Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'

    Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'
    Mike Nichols' life was a study in endurance. The celebrated director, who died Wednesday at 83, started off his Hollywood career with two groundbreaking works. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1966 shook up the prim film industry with its  frank,...
  • Gifts for the binge watcher: DVDs and Blu-Ray ideas for the holidays

    Gifts for the binge watcher: DVDs and Blu-Ray ideas for the holidays
    What to give that binge-watcher on your holiday list? Gifts of Blu-ray or DVDs will help fans catch up on the most-buzzed-about television programs these days. Consider: •"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" is one of Ken Burns' best. The 14-...
  • Anna Kendrick: 'All of the boys in my high school agree' I'm not pretty

    Anna Kendrick: 'All of the boys in my high school agree' I'm not pretty
    Anna Kendrick's mental state may have been altered during her feature interview for the December issue of Marie Claire. At least that's what the "Into the Woods" star has jocularly claimed on social media -- and it's just fine by her. "Marie Claire...
  • Review: 'The Homesman'

    Review: 'The Homesman'
    In its setting and in its blunt, unfussy style, director, co-writer and star Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" is a film out of time. It takes place in 1855, the year after the creation of the Nebraska Territory. Like Jones' previous theatrical feature, the...
  • Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds

    Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds
    Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing a steely yet faltering Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 British film “The Iron Lady.” The role also warrants another distinction, according to a team of researchers at USC: Streep was the rare female to...
  • 'The Giver' delivers a new take on the dystopian movie genre

    'The Giver' delivers a new take on the dystopian movie genre
      The beloved book The Giver by Lois Lowry finally makes an appearance on the big screen after an 18-year campaign by actor Jeff Bridges. And thank goodness that he spent all that time, because he managed to assemble an impressive cast and crew to...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Elementary' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy Meredith (Ellen Pompeo)...
  • 'The Homesman' gets lost on the way

    'The Homesman' gets lost on the way
    **1/2 (out of four) Food and fun are scarce in “The Homesman.” Yet unlike Christopher Nolan’s massively disappointing “Interstellar,” “Homesman” director/co-writer Tommy Lee Jones lends some urgency and sense...
  • Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius

    Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius
    Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold. When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
  • Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honor

     Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honor
    President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 18 recipients including Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and Chicago's Abner Mikva. Mikva, 88, a former Democratic congressman and federal...
  • 'No Good Deed' significant because it exists

    "SOCIETY IS unity in diversity." -- George Herbert Mead I WAS really looking for a woman-in-jeopardy quote, but I couldn't find one. Over the weekend I went to see "No Good Deed," the new thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. (She is the...