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LA Times MagazineFor Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work...
24 FramesWith Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
Culture MonsterPhilip Brandes reviews Joe Orton's black comedy "What the Butler Saw" at the Odyssey Theatre....
When Aristotle immortalized the term hubris, he could well have been talking about Sean Graney, the experimental Chicago theater director who, this fall, decided to adapt and stage not one Sophoclean drama, but all seven at once. In a Wicker Park...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe trouble with love triangles is, somebody almost always has to lose. This is a defect in real life, so why shouldn't it be a problem in fiction too? The endings of Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr. Sloane" and James L. Brooks' "Broadcast News" each got...
Jacket CopyJohn Le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is being reissued by Penguin in advance of a new film version....
Jacket CopyLos Angeles-based Wordtheatre lines up actors to read short stories, a pairing that shows both in a flattering light. Perhaps that's why they get such glittering lineups -- it's a chance for actors to dig into excellent writing. On Nov.......
Chicago TribuneDeath at a Funeral" is lethal farce, combining hints of "The Lavender Hill Mob," doses of Joe Orton and a smidgen of the Farrelly brothers' scatology in its mix. It's sillier but funnier than "Knocked Up," the summer's other notable comedy. Plopped on...
Tags: Valium (drug), Rupert Graves, Death, Stan Laurel, Donovan
757-247-4794During the summer and into the fall, many arts activities move outdoors for concerts under the stars. The pace is slower and the music is lighter. But don't relax too much, for the new fall season is right around the corner. Here's a few events I'm...
Harold Pinter, the Nobel Prize-winning British playwright who addressed the isolation, fear and brutality of life in an original style that changed the face of 20th century theater, has died. He was 78. Pinter, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for...
Tags: Iraq, John Fowles, Peter Hall, London (England), Chile
Zap2It.comWith Daniel arrested for drugs and Alec named in a lawsuit, the oldest two Baldwin brothers aren't setting a very good example for Billy and Stephen. Daniel Baldwin was arrested on Saturday, April 22 in the Ocean Park Motel in Santa Monica, Calif., after...
The big news customarily wafts south from the Massachusetts Berkshires, but in the summer of 2002, no less a star than Paul Newman is lighting up the sky at the Westport Country Playhouse, as a favor to his wife, Joanne Woodward, who runs the place. In...
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