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  • An early look at Julie Taymor's film version of 'The Tempest,' starring Helen Mirren

     
    Shakespeare's final play, "The Tempest," gets a big-budget makeover -- plus a feminist twist -- in Julie Taymor's film version starring Helen Mirren that is set to open in the U.S. in December. Mirren plays the role of Prospera, a......
  • Shakespeare ROCKS– Julie Taymor’s “The Tempest”

     
    Helen Mirren does a distaff take on Prospero, with Russel Brand, David Strathairn, Alfred Molina, Tom Conti, Alan Cumming, Chris Cooper, an all-star cast for Julie Taymor's take on Shakespeare's last play. This trailer is astonishing, I kid you not....
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Steve Slater; Apolo Anton Ohno. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Taylor Swift performs; David......
  • Movie Review: Burlesque

     
    Fears that “Burlesque” would turn out to be some sort of “Showgirls” size fiasco prove to be pretty much unfounded. After all, what's Thanksgiving without a little corn? And cornbread? And corn pudding? A musical vamp on young LA's...
  • The Thanksgiving movies — “Tangled,” “Love & Other Drugs,” yes, “Burlesque” maybe, “Faster” no no noooo

     
    I liked “Love & Other Drugs” more than most other reviewers. The stars work as a couple. It's cute enough. No, the deadly illness business and some of the other things don't come off, but I liked it when Ed Zwick called it “About Last...
  • Film review: 'The Tempest'

     
    Director Julie Taymor made a memorable feature debut with 1999's “Titus,” adapted from “Titus Andronicus,” widely considered Shakespeare's worst play. If she could make a silk purse out of that Elizabethan sow's ear, what could she...
  • Stylish new films to see this holiday season: 'The Tempest'

     
    In Julie Taymor’s version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” the lead character Prospero has been transformed into a woman, Prospera (Helen Mirren), a queen who is banished to a deserted island with her daughter Miranda (Felicity Jones), where she...
  • Monster Mash: Frank Gehry's New World Center in Miami Beach; 'Spider-Man' on Broadway

     
    Gleaming: Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on Frank Gehry's New World Center in Miami Beach. (Los Angeles Times) Still struggling: Interviews with Julie Taymor and cast members of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (Los Angeles...
  • Tuesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show Oscar nominations. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today James Franco; Colin Firth. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Alan Cumming. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Carrie Fisher;......
  • Monster Mash: Art museums wager over Super Bowl; Alan Cumming relieved he quit 'Spider-Man' musical

     
    In the spirit: The Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh and the Milwaukee Museum of Art have made a bet on the outcome of Super Bowl XLV between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers. (Art Daily) Frank talk:......
  • ‘NCIS’ beats ‘Glee’ several ways as CBS wins Tuesday

     
    Here's a stunner from Tuesday night: "NCIS" was more popular among young adults than "Glee." "NCIS," true to form, drew the most viewers Tuesday night: 21.3 million. But "NCIS" was also the top show of the night among the 18-to-49 age group and edged...
  • See snippets of New York’s ‘Broadway Backwards’ fundraiser

     
    Mark Richard Taylor, a co-owner of Winter Park’s Master Class Academy, sends word that you can see clips from “Broadway Backwards 6″ in the Internet program “Broadway Beat” by the website Broadwayworld.com. Taylor traveled to...