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  • Reclaiming John Wayne: The Duke's 10 best

    John Wayne was a great actor. There, I said it. It may get me thrown out of certain intellectual circles, it may cause some to wonder about my politics, but that's my premise and I'm sticking with it. Sooner or later (usually sooner), anyone who...
  • Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had...
  • Don Pardo dies at 96; 'Saturday Night Live' announcer

    Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96. Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
  • Showbiz Democrats Rally to Keep Party's Grip on Senate in Midterm Elections

    One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online attack ads against Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president + scandalized filmmaker +...
  • Actress Emma Stone to make Broadway debut in 'Cabaret'

    NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Actress Emma Stone will replace Michelle Williams and make her Broadway debut as singer Sally Bowles opposite Tony winner Alan Cumming in the musical "Cabaret," producers said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old actress, who...
  • Emma Stone is officially set for 'Cabaret' on Broadway

    Emma Stone is officially set for 'Cabaret' on Broadway
    Emma Stone will receive a willkommen, bienvenue and welcome from the Broadway community this fall. The "Amazing Spider-Man" actress will succeed Michelle Williams in the current Broadway revival of "Cabaret" from the Roundabout Theatre Company in New...
  • Andrew Dice Clay As Raw As His Fans Demand

    Andrew Dice Clay As Raw As His Fans Demand
    When Andrew Dice Clay released his debut album, "DICE" in 1989, the parental advisory label simply read "Warning: This album is offensive."  The well-known comedian who recently starred in the award-winning Woody Allen drama "Blue Jasmine" is known as...
  • Woody Allen in the rearview mirror

    Woody Allen in the rearview mirror
    Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
  • 'Manhattan,' 'Annie Hall' double bill honors Gordon Willis

     'Manhattan,' 'Annie Hall' double bill honors Gordon Willis
    A new Woody Allen film hits the screen just about once a year. But if like the super-intelligent aliens in 1980's "Stardust Memories" you prefer the early, funny ones, the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica features a double bill...
  • On Broadway, black Cinderella's glass slipper is only half full

    Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
  • Elaine Stritch, Acerbic Tony and Emmy Winner, Dies at 89

    Actress Elaine Stritch, star of Broadway hits including "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" and "Show Boat," who was nominated for multiple Tonys and Emmys, winning three of the latter, has died. She was 89. Stritch, an atypical star of stage and screen known...