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  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' aspires to be 'Aliens' with fangs

     
    Yesterday we brought you Yvonne Villarreal's snappy Los Angeles Times feature on Ethan Hawke and his new film, "Daybreakers." Today she's back with more. This bit of extended coverage is exclusive to the Hero Complex and has Hawke talking about......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscars for 'Twilight: New Moon'? | Danes challenge Brit rule at International Emmys | 'Jerusalem' wins Evening Standard prize | Marley takes a bite out of 'canine Oscars'

     
    • "Let's give young people a chance to win some Oscars!" roars a fan of "Twilight: New Moon." "It's time for a change." Never mind that film critics drove a stake through the loving heart of the box-office smasheroo ($140 million opening weekend),...
  • Monster Mash: Magritte painting stolen in Brussels; senator launches inquiry into NEA; Stoppard, Hadid win awards

     
    -- Missing masterpiece: A 1948 painting by Magritte valued at about $1.1 million was stolen in broad daylight from the Musee Rene Magritte in Brussels. -- Digging deeper: Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said in a press release (pdf......
  • Can divisive 'Oleanna' unite Tony voters?

     
    David Mamet likes to provoke audiences so he should be pleased with the divided critical response to the Broadway revival of "Oleanna." This battle of the sexes was a huge hit off Broadway in 1992 but this production marks its first Broadway staging....
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT

    STEPPENWOLF STEPPIN' OUT
    Deanna Dunagan was Broadway-bound and she was not happy. It was mid-October and she was due to leave in a week for New York, where she would reprise her acclaimed performance as Violet Weston, the pill-addicted, cancer-stricken monster of a mother at the...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • 'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove

    'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove
    Sonata Mulattica Poems Rita Dove W.W. Norton: 232 pp., $24.95 There was once a time when celebration of black achievement in the humanities, arts and sciences was limited to Black History Month and recitations at black churches. But given the widely...
  • Looks Like a Night on Broadway for First Couple

    Looks Like a Night on Broadway for First Couple
    His public schedule listed no official events, so President Barack Obama had plenty of time to devote to being a weekend dad and spouse. The president and first lady Michelle Obama watched daughter Malia's soccer game for an hour Saturday morning in...
  • Itamar Moses is just looking to make sense of it all

    Itamar Moses is just looking to make sense of it all
    WRITING plays is occasionally a profession, arguably an art form, unmistakably a craft (hence the odd spelling of "playwright," distant cousin of the wheelwright). But might writing plays also be a mode of thinking -- a way to make sense of the world?...
  • Drama Desk drafts "A Catered Affair"

    Drama Desk drafts "A Catered Affair"
    Against the backdrop of the recent resignation of one of the seven journalists on the nominating committee, (CLICK HERE) arrived the announcement of those in contention for the 53rd annual Drama Desk Awards earlier this week. Seemingly in answer to the...
  • 'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations

    'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations
    "In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards nominees were...