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  • Clues could reveal the story of FX's 'American Horror Story'

    Clues could reveal the story of FX's 'American Horror Story'
    I haven't seen the pilot of FX's upcoming drama "American Horror Story," but the series of video "clues" about the story and some of its characters has me anticipating the thriller even more. It looks pretty strange. "American Horror Story,"...
  • Martin Sheen comes full circle with 'The Subject Was Roses'

    Martin Sheen comes full circle with 'The Subject Was Roses'
    A man many Americans still think of longingly as President Josiah Bartlet is waiting for a light to change at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Hughes Avenue in Culver City. He is on foot and in conversation with a companion, on his way to...
  • 'The Tale of Despereaux'

    'The Tale of Despereaux'
    Lovable rodents and a fussy French chef -- there's a soupçon of "Ratatouille" in "The Tale of Despereaux," but this old-fashioned fable cares not a whit about culinary competition or entrepreneurial triumph. It revolves around matters as elemental as...
  • 'Subject Was Roses' to replace 'Speed-the-Plow' at Mark Taper Forum

     
    The much anticipated revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" at the Mark Taper Forum has been officially taken off the schedule for the 2010 season. Center Theatre Group had originally announced that "Speed-the-Plow" was to open the Taper's 2010...
  • Faces to Watch in 2010: Theater

     
    ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,’ Superhero on Broadway He’s supposed to be pretty much death-proof. But when it comes to his Broadway musical debut, Spider-Man has looked far more mortal than the web-slinger has been in comic books and movies.......
  • Theater review: 'The Subject Was Roses' at Mark Taper Forum

     
    “The Subject Was Roses,” Frank D. Gilroy’s 1964 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, is a small yet scrupulous study of the misery that normally goes undetected in the photo album of an ordinary middle-class family. Yet it’s no mystery why the work......
  • Movie Review: 'The Tale of Despereaux'

    The chipper cynicism of the "Shrek" movies ($2.2 billion in grosses worldwide) is a popular commodity indeed because so many cultures share the same fairy tale tropes and enjoy seeing them shot at with a peashooter. The success of those films makes it...
  • 'New in Town'

    It's hardly the most sympathetic character she could play – especially these days – but this romantic-comedy vehicle for Renee Zellweger casts her as a high-maintenance corporate executive sent to close down one of her company's sites in the Midwest....
  • 'New in Town' stars Renee Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr.

    "New in Town" is "The Pajama Game" without the songs, the laughs or the bare-knuckled realism. It stars Renee Zellweger and her blinding-snowstorm smile as Lucy Hill, hotshot Miami businesswoman whose firm assigns her to oversee a 50 percent work-force...
  • 'Love Happens'

    'Love Happens'
    Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Aniston make an engaging couple in a romance that plays out more dramatically than its marketing campaign suggested. Eckhart plays a widower and self-help expert who can't take his own advice as he struggles to move past his...