| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- 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....
| Apr 29, 2010
| 9:35 PM
David Tennant's "Hamlet" -- William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," that is, with David Tennant in it -- a film version of the 2008 Royal Shakespeare Company production, starring the man heretofore best known as the Tenth Doctor, aired on PBS Wednesday night,.......
| Oct 31, 2010
It's a peculiar person — if not an unabashed sadist — who takes pleasure in someone's stuttering, particularly at a public event. Yet when filmmaker Tom Hooper heard that Colin Firth couldn't stop stammering while accepting an acting honor for...
| Nov 26, 2010
It takes two, it always takes two.
Though romantic couples get the attention, some of the most memorable movie pairings, from Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in "On the Waterfront" to Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon as "Thelma & Louise," feature same gender...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jan 26, 2011
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 aims to rope in...
| Jun 29, 2011
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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:48 PM
Durante mucho tiempo se ha especulado sobre la existencia e identidad de William Shakespeare, figura cumbre de la literatura universal.
La película Anonymous busca dar respuesta a preguntas que han originado debates, libros, tratados e...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Anyone who struggled through Shakespeare in high school might find some glee in picturing the Bard as a rude, uneducated, drunken lout who never actually penned his literary masterpieces. Well, that’s according to one theory put forth by the new...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Following its success with "The Tudors," Showtime found a smart follow-up in this saga of the family that didn't always use protocol - to put it mildly - in rising to the heights of power during the Renaissance era in Rome.
Jeremy Irons is well-cast as...