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  • First Image of Ian McKellen in Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes,' Further Cast Revealed

    Bill Condon's "Mr. Holmes" has started to shoot, with additional cast announced, and the first image released of Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes at the age of 93. The movie, which will shoot for seven weeks on location in London and on the south coast of...
  • TV Review: 'Vicious'

    Two things become immediately clear watching PBS' Brit-com import "Vicious": One, the major networks wouldn't touch it. And two, it's too bad the show isn't sharp enough to make them regret that bias. The taboo here isn't that the main characters played...
  • Wickedly funny 'Vicious' revives British geriatric comedy

     Wickedly funny 'Vicious' revives British geriatric comedy
    "Vicious," which premieres Sunday on PBS for a six-episode run, is something of a throwback to an earlier age. It is to begin, a sitcom, which, though once a fund-raising-friendly staple of American public broadcasting, has retreated somewhat in favor...
  • J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ spinoffs set stage for more movie magic

     
    The news that J.K. Rowling is developing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie left many magic-loving Muggles feeling a bit like […]...
  • Alan Bennett's London Hit 'People' Screened At Connecticut Theaters

    People who see "People" are the luckiest people in the theater world. At least those catching Alan Bennett's "People," a London Hit that will be screened live as part of London's National Theatre Live broadcasts and shown in selected Connecticut cinemas...
  • 'Hugo': Martin Scorsese clocks in with a younger good fella

     
    Martin Scorsese's usual good fellas made way for a 12-year-old boy hero and a dramatic dose of 3-D as the director's kids' movie "Hugo" premiered at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. Based on Brian Selznick's award-winning novel "The Invention......
  • Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big

    Critic's notebook: National Theatre's NT Live season screens big
    Late spring, give or take a couple of weeks, traditionally marks the end of the theater season. And while taking stock of the last year, I'd like to make note of a group of plays I caught in Hollywood — Helen Mirren in "Phèdre," Richard Griffiths...
  • Aced the screen test

    Aced the screen test
    WHEN a hit play is made into a film, the cast is invariably switched out for more famous film counterparts. Thus Mary Louise Parker is traded for Gwyneth Paltrow ("Proof") or Meg Ryan ("Prelude to a Kiss"), Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham for Michelle...
  • Critic's Notebook: Seeing London's National Theatre in a Hollywood multiplex

     
    While taking stock of the theater season, I’d like to make note of a group of plays I caught in Hollywood — Helen Mirren in “Phèdre,” Richard Griffiths and Frances de la Tour in the world premiere production of Alan......