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  • A Tribute to the 'Despicable' Mark Kriski

    Theatre Asylum is putting on "Tennessee Williams Unscripted". Improv actors retaliate against Mark Kriski's assertion that they should use a script. ---- Theatre Asylum 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Holywood
  • Gore Vidal's 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir'

    IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...
  • Life as Gore Vidal finds it, sans apology

    "I guess there is something wrong with me, Mr. Beckman, because I can't for the life of me see what business it is of anyone else what I do." So says the protagonist of "The Zenner Trophy" -- an exceptionally bright young man about to be expelled from a...
  • Supplementary Information to the 2008 Emmy Awards Categories

    OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES 'Boston Legal' (ABC) First eligible year: 2005 Year(s) nominated in Outstanding Drama Series: 2007, 2008 Nominations this year: 7 Total: 22 nominations, 5 wins 'Damages' (FX) First eligible year: 2008 Year(s) nominated in...
  • Longtime love story a window on culture

    " Chris & Don: A Love Story" is a fascinating documentary, one much better than its rather flat and unimaginative title. What an extraordinary and unusual love story it turns out, by its end, to be, that of the long, devoted gay partnership between...
  • Marcia & Lorenzo are real cool geezers

    Marcia  &   Lorenzo are real cool geezers
    WHEN was the last time you heard anyone get excited about a new film critic? That was my reaction when "Michael Clayton" director Tony Gilroy began raving to me about the review he'd seen on YouTube. "It was terrific," he said. "I sent it to George...
  • Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles

    Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles
    Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84. Getty, who also won...
  • Struck by the power of a story well told

    Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
  • Donald Margulies raises more moral questions in 'Time Stands Still'

    Donald Margulies raises more moral questions in 'Time Stands Still'
    In Donald Margulies' new play, "Time Stands Still," a top photojournalist recovers from a near-fatal roadside bomb blast as her long-term relationship with a reporter undergoes its own test of survival. Margulies, whose widely admired plays "Sight Unseen"...
  • 'Bad Penny,' 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Desert Sunrise' and 'Just Like White People'

    'Bad Penny,' 'Suddenly Last Summer,' 'Desert Sunrise' and 'Just Like White People'
    "A bad penny always turns up" is a platitude that packs an unexpected existential punch, at least in the sardonic world of New York playwright Mac Wellman. In Wellman's Obie Award-winning short play, the titular "Bad Penny" opens a portal to the...
  • Paul Newman: A Legend Dies At 83

    Paul Newman was a stage actor who became a movie star. A sex symbol who celebrated 50 years of marriage with his second wife. A grieving father who turned to philanthropy after the death of his only son. A citizen activist who campaigned for liberal...
  • Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies

    Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies
    Paul Newman may be a beloved movie icon to those of us older than, say, 40. But many of the nation's younger moviegoers may have seen only one Newman movie in their lives: "Cars," in which he provides the voice to the old racer Doc Hudson. They don't...