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  • Judd Hirsch and Danny DeVito will reunite for 'Sunshine Boys'

    Judd Hirsch and Danny DeVito will reunite for 'Sunshine Boys'
    Judd Hirsch will fill the shoes of the late Richard Griffiths in the revival of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September.   Griffiths had been scheduled to costar alongside Danny DeVito at the Ahmanson, but the...
  • Finally a sweet transfer of 'Life is Sweet'

    Finally a sweet transfer of 'Life is Sweet'
    Despite the relative success of such later features as "Secrets and Lies" and "Topsy Turvy," Mike Leigh's 1990 "Life Is Sweet" — the film that first got him noticed internationally — has apparently never been released on disc in the U.S. until...
  • Richard Griffiths, dead at 65, leaves theatrical legacy

    The larger world may have discovered Richard Griffiths through the Harry Potter movies, but the theater world has long claimed him as one of its best. The actor died Thursday at age 65. Griffiths' most famous role on stage was that of Hector, the...
  • Richard Griffiths, remembered by theater friends

    Richard Griffiths, remembered by theater friends
    Richard Griffiths, the portly British actor who won acclaim for his stage performances in "The History Boys," "Equus" and many other productions, was one of the most beloved figures in the London theater. His numerous performances ranged from contemporary...
  • Ahmanson announces season with Barry Manilow musical, Danny DeVito

    Ahmanson announces season with Barry Manilow musical, Danny DeVito
    Fanilows, your wait is finally over. The long-delayed Barry Manilow musical "Harmony" as well as a star turn by Danny DeVito in the London production of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" are part of the 2013-14 lineup for the Ahmanson Theatre. The...
  • Movies: Designs that build character

    Movies: Designs that build character
    A movie doesn't have to be jampacked with cinema style to have a memorable fashion moment or two, and in the course of screening the slate of holiday-season films, we found all kinds of clothes, accessories, hairstyles and makeup worth a mention. "Hugo"...
  • This weekend: Splendid ‘Downton Abbey’; Showtime rolls out ‘Episodes,’ ‘Shameless,’ ‘Californication’; NBC delivers ‘Cape’

     
    Showtime, NBC and PBS' "Masterpiece" roll out major programming Sunday. The most satisfying entry can be found on PBS....
  • Movie Review: Hugo

     
    Martin Scorsese's “Hugo” is a children's film for grownups — grownup film buffs. It's a charming and quite gorgeous exercise in thew few corners of the medium where the Oscar-winning filmmaker has next to no experience — children's...
  • Recreation Notes: M&D Black 2012 wins eighth consecutive girls lacrosse tournament

    Lacrosse M&D Lacrosse Club The Howard County based 2012 M&D Black team won the championship of the Challenge Cup in Downingtown, Pennsylvania held June 10-12. The team competed in the Elite Division, which featured the best 2012 graduating class teams...
  • An entrancing look at 'Hugo'

    An entrancing look at 'Hugo'
    Martin Scorsese is not the first name that pops to mind when you say “family entertainment.” But he is a great director, and his new “Hugo” proves that his reach extends beyond hard-edged urban films (“Taxi Driver,”...
  • Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big

    Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big
    Late spring, give or take a couple of weeks, traditionally marks the end of the theater season. And while taking stock of the last year, I'd like to make note of a group of plays I caught in Hollywood — Helen Mirren in "Phèdre," Richard Griffiths...