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  • Screenwriter Graham Moore on 'The Imitation Game' and Sherlock Holmes

    Screenwriter Graham Moore on 'The Imitation Game' and Sherlock Holmes
    In 2010, Chicago native Graham Moore published "The Sherlockian," a witty novel both inspired by, and very much about, Sherlock Holmes. Four years later, Moore's first produced screenplay stars Benedict Cumberbatch, an actor perhaps best known for...
  • Stephen Colbert to host Kennedy Center Honors

    Stephen Colbert to host Kennedy Center Honors
    December is shaping up as a huge month for Stephen Colbert. He will present the final "Colbert Report" on Dec. 18 on Comedy Central. He will host the Kennedy Center Honors, which air at 9 p.m. Dec. 30 on CBS. The event will tape Dec. 7 in Washington....
  • 10 things you might not know about victory speeches

    10 things you might not know about victory speeches
    When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...
  • 'Lewis and Clark' miniseries with Casey Affleck heads to HBO

    'Lewis and Clark' miniseries with Casey Affleck heads to HBO
    Casey Affleck will play Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts will play William Clark in "Lewis and Clark," a new six-hour miniseries greenlighted by HBO on Friday. The miniseries also boasts an all-star roster of executive producers, including...
  • Golden Globes parties 2015: HBO sees McConaughey, Dunham, Swift, Lorde

    Golden Globes parties 2015: HBO sees McConaughey, Dunham, Swift, Lorde
    At HBO's party after the 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, the pool area of the Beverly Hilton was draped in blue fabric bearing a Romanesque pattern, rippling in the wind. A-listers mingled under lush palm fronds flanked by a lavish dinner buffet on...
  • Statuettes are locally sourced

    Statuettes are locally sourced
    They both make the rounds at Hollywood parties, for sure. Both hang out at the homes of the rich and famous. And both have their own star-studded annual events. But while Oscar comes in from Chicago each spring, the Actor, the award handed out at the...
  • Palm Springs film festival: Downey, Duvall, Pitt, Witherspoon at gala

    Palm Springs film festival: Downey, Duvall, Pitt, Witherspoon at gala
    Putting the holiday season fully to rest and switching the machinery of awards season back into high gear, the Palm Springs International Film Festival held its awards gala Saturday night with Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton, Steve...
  • Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014

    Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014
    Exhibiting raw promise is one thing, but to exceed those initial flashes is something really special. Throughout this year, many filmmakers and performers were pressing on in remarkable ways, showing that even artists who have already exhibited notable...
  • REVIEW: Steel Panther shows at Philly's TLA what people at Allentown's PPL Center didn't get

    REVIEW: Steel Panther shows at Philly's TLA what people at Allentown's PPL Center didn't get
    When heavy metal parody band Steel Panther played Allentown’s PPL Center in October, opening for Judas Priest, the sparse crowd’s reaction was underwhelming. When Steel Panther headlined its own show Tuesday at Philadelphia Theatre of Living...
  • Light and heavy forecasts for this new year

    Light and heavy forecasts for this new year
    I offer my predictions for the new year. Some are serious, some are whimsical, most are heartfelt. They are not listed in order of importance. •With the help of U.S.-led coalition attacks on Islamic State, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad will...
  • Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood

    Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood
    With her soulful eyes, luminous beauty and an emotional intensity that melted hearts, Luise Rainer was well on her way to becoming a queen of Hollywood after only a handful of movies in the 1930s. Her wrenching performance in "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936)...