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  • London Theater Review: 'My Night With Reg'

    Daniel (Geoffrey Streatfeild) is tormented by the possibility that Reg, his late partner, may not have been truthful: "I think he was having an affair." That's not the half of it. As stealthily revealed in the late Kevin Elyot's engrossingly plotted...
  • Ian McShane, 'True Blood' Actor Nelsan Ellis Join Jazz Biopic 'Bolden'

    Ian McShane ("Hercules") and Nelsan Ellis ("True Blood") have joined the cast of "Bolden," the biopic about musician Buddy Bolden, considered the father of jazz. The movie stars Gary Carr ("Downton Abbey") with music composed and performed by Wynton...
  • Next Fest a little taste of Sundance in L.A.

    Next Fest a little taste of Sundance in L.A.
    It's easy to take the richness of Los Angeles film culture for granted, what with the steady stream of festivals, new venues and regular revival screenings. Local film fans now have one more exciting event to add to their calendars. This weekend sees...
  • Danielle Dajani, Tara Cook Join 'Downton Abbey' Producer Carnival Films

    LONDON -- Carnival Films, the London-based production company behind "Downton Abbey," has appointed Danielle Dajani as its head of production, and Tara Cook as development producer, working alongside Phil Temple, who has been promoted and also serves as...
  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead
    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life. After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Casts Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote

    "Downton Abbey" actress Lily James, Sam Riley ("Maleficent") and Bella Heathcote will star in the long-stalled movie version of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with...
  • 'The Knick' is a new twist on the TV doctor show

    'The Knick' is a new twist on the TV doctor show
    At the Knickerbocker Hospital in New York, ambulance drivers get kickbacks for delivering patients, women regularly die from routine pregnancy complications and the chief of surgery's a strung-out cocaine addict who refuses to allow his black deputy to...
  • 'The Knick's' production design is vintage, but not nostalgic

    'The Knick's' production design is vintage, but not nostalgic
    For a series like "The Knick," set in the brutal world of early 20th century New York City, there's a danger in making the past look too seductive — "Downton Abbey" this is not. In keeping with director Steven Soderbergh's decidedly unromantic,...
  • Steven Soderbergh's first crack at directing a TV series doesn't flinch from bloody truth

    New York's Knickerbocker Hospital offers the most advanced medical care 1900 has to offer. As soon as the doctor emerges from the opium den, catches a horse-drawn cab and finds the last usable vein in his toe for his cocaine injection, surgery can...
  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4

    Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4
    "Downton Abbey" is coming back in January — and the chief of PBS is warming up by hurling a few crumpets at TV rivals. Season 5 of the British drawing-room drama will premiere in America on Jan. 4, the public broadcaster announced Tuesday at the...