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  • PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack

    PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack
    Margaret Tyzack British actress on stage, screen and television Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...
  • ‘Birdsong,’ Eddie Redmayne could appeal to ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

     
    TV movies and miniseries have fallen out of vogue on the broadcast networks, but "Masterpiece" still delivers stylish, dramatic fare. And the PBS mainstay has so much more to offer beyond "Downton Abbey."...
  • Movie Preview: My Week With Marilyn

     
    “My Week With Marilyn” captures a moment in time, an instant in fame. Marilyn Monroe goes to Britain to work with Laurence Olivier on “The Prince and the Showgirl.” The trailer to this period piece promises snark, sex and pathos....
  • 'Anonymous' provokes skepticism from Shakespeare experts

     
    "Anonymous," the new movie from disaster-flick auteur Roland Emmerich, revives the age-old Oxfordian theory of Shakespearean authorship arguing that Edward de Vere was in fact the man behind the Bard's masterpieces....
  • Movie Review: Anonymous

     
    Leave it to a German to blitzkrieg the Immortal Bard and the Virgin Queen in one sitting. Roland “2012/Godzilla” Emmerich's “Anonymous” is a generally sober-minded legitimizing of a couple of the Elizabethan Era's most fervently...
  • Monster Mash: Jan Maxwell of 'Follies' injured; Sondheim stranded by snow

     
    Actress Jan Maxwell, currently in the Broadway revival of "Follies," was hit by a vehicle Saturday while crossing the street, but is expected to make a quick recovery. Stephen Sondheim cancelled his appearance in Orange County this weekend due to the...
  • Monster Mash: Washington National Opera exploring merger; Detroit Symphony talks break down

     
    -- Possible duet: The financially troubled Washington National Opera is considering a merger with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (The Wall Street Journal) -- Impasse: Contract talks with Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians break down....
  • Monster Mash: Artists upset over Tony Blair memoir; Philadelphia Orchestra gets financial aid

     
    -- Political protest: Artist Tracey Emin and designer Vivienne Westwood are among those in the cultural community who pressured the Tate Modern in London to cancel a book party for former Prime Minister Tony Blair. (Art Daily) -- Financial aid:......
  • Movie Review: “Hereafter”

     
    Clint Eastwood's late life/late career fascination with mortality, death and grieving devolves, at long last, into a cheap parlor trick in “Hereafter.” This wholly unsatisfying variation on “what lies beyond” shows him to be ill-...
  • Movie Review: The King’s Speech

     
    His posture, ramrod straight. His manners, impeccable. His breeding and entitlement obvious even if you don't know his real name is Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George. But the client who has been signed up for speech therapy by his gently insistent...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • 'King's Speech' may be recut for lower rating, gets new ad campaign following Oscar nominations

     
    The challenge now is making “The King’s Speech” into the lingua franca. With a dozen Oscar nominations under its belt, the movie’s executive producer and distributor Harvey Weinstein is ready to unleash a new marketing strategy that...