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  • Max Irons, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern Join 'Woman in Gold'

    LONDON -- "The White Queen" star Max Irons, "Game of Thrones" thesp Charles Dance, and Elizabeth McGovern from "Downton Abbey" have joined the cast of "Woman in Gold," which is being produced by The Weinstein Company, BBC Films and Origin Pictures. Other...
  • Banff World Media Festival Peers Into Future of Media

    The Banff World Media Festival will use its 35th anniversary as an occasion to look ahead, according to fest exec director Ferne Cohen. "As with the industry in general we define ourselves as evolving and forward-looking," she says. Accordingly,...
  • Fresh spate of sexism, violence ominously familiar

    Fresh spate of sexism, violence ominously familiar
    It's a long way from "Lysistrata" but in recent weeks, more than 2,400 years since Aristophanes gave voice to female discontent in a patriarchal society, the gender wars erupted once again in ways both refreshingly modern and disquietingly familiar....
  • TV Review: 'Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself'

    Few media figures have felt more conspicuously ahead of their time than George Plimpton, who brought a mix of journalism, hucksterism and showmanship together in one aristocratic package -- like Anderson Cooper, Morgan Spurlock and Johnny Knoxville all...
  • TV This Week, May 18-24: 'Labyrinth,' 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and more

    TV This Week, May 18-24: 'Labyrinth,' 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 18 - 24, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Chris Martin and company perform new songs and...
  • Watch: Teaser For Disney's 'Cinderella'

    Disney has released its first teaser trailer for the live-action "Cinderella," and it is just that -- a tease. In the trailer, fans will not get glimpse of Cinderella, a fairy godmother, nor even a pumpkin. But the clip does shows Cinderella's glass...
  • 'Downton Abbey's' Julian Fellowes shares his problem with TV by committee

    'Downton Abbey's' Julian Fellowes shares his problem with TV by committee
    Is good TV the product of 100 people collaborating harmoniously or one authoritative voice working his or her will over supportive underlings? Julian Fellowes, creator of "Downton Abbey," and Beau Willimon, creator of the U.S. version of "House of Cards,"...
  • Early Emmy drama odds breaking 'Breaking Bad's' way

    Early Emmy drama odds breaking 'Breaking Bad's' way
    If our DVR queues are bursting, then why shouldn't Emmy categories be loaded too? That would appear to be the guiding principle behind the television academy's recent decision to allow seven shows to be nominated in both the drama and comedy series...
  • Talking TV: Has rape become epidemic on screen?

    Has rape become epidemic on television? Two recent episodes of "Game of Thrones" sparked an emotional debate among critics and fans that quickly expanded to the depiction of rape in general. Certainly it has become more prevalent, as event and...
  • Amazon Adds HBO Series to Prime Instant Video Including 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Sopranos'

    Amazon.com is now streaming the first wave of HBO programming, including original series "The Sopranos," "Boardwalk Empire" and "True Blood," on Prime Instant Video under the exclusive deal the companies reached last month. The pact covers library...
  • TV writers say killing characters is a 'tricky thing'

    TV writers say killing characters is a 'tricky thing'
    "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes is no stranger to death — he's had to kill off several characters on his hit PBS series — but he does have an issue with characters who are killers. Fellowes joined other TV show runners Scott M....