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  • Movie Review: Captain America, the First Avenger

     
    There is so much “business” that the fourth big comic book movie adaptation of the summer has to take care of that frankly, it's astounding that director Joe “Jumanji” Johnston is able to take care of it all, and with style. &#...
  • Monster Mash: Vaclav Havel dies; Ai Weiwei is a Time runner-up

     
    Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright and former Czech leader, has died at age 75. Ai Weiwei is a runner-up for Time magazine's person of the year....
  • Australian newspaper backtracks on Cate Blanchett report

     
    Cate Blanchett is disputing a report in a major Australian newspaper about the couple's announced departure from the company. The couple will conclude their tenure as co-artistic directors at the end of the 2013 season....
  • 'Captain America: The First Avenger' review: An origin story done right

    'Captain America: The First Avenger' review: An origin story done right
    *** (out of four) A heavy injection of a powerful serum and suddenly short, scrawny Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) becomes strapping super-soldier Johnny Pecs-A-Lot. (Well, he’s dubbed Captain America, but he looks like Johnny Pecs-A-Lot.) Anyway, it&...
  • 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

    'Captain America: The First Avenger'
    The parade of Marvel Comics heroes who got big-screen treatment during the summer wrapped up with this earnest adventure, set during the World War II era the title character originally belonged to. After his "Fantastic Four" rounds as another Marvel-ous...
  • Promised 'Oranges and Sunshine'

    Promised 'Oranges and Sunshine'
    When British social worker Margaret Humphreys (played by Emily Watson) informs a woman working in a pub that the daughter she gave up for adoption as an unwed mother in the 1950s was later sent to a children's home in Australia, she is stunned: “...
  • In the moment with Cate Blanchett

    In the moment with Cate Blanchett
    On the surface, Cate Blanchett would seem to be the least Chekhovian human being on the planet. No idle longing for Moscow for this international stage and screen star, whose frequent flier mileage must have broken the million mark since she and her...
  • Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world

    Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world
    NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker. Having recently...
  • Andrew Upton, minus Cate Blanchett, staying at Sydney Theatre Company

    Andrew Upton, minus Cate Blanchett, staying at Sydney Theatre Company
    Andrew Upton is staying on at the Sydney Theatre Company, assuming the position of sole artistic director starting in January. For the last four years, Upton and his wife, actress Cate Blanchett, have served as co-artistic directors of Australia's most...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Marvel stages a superhero panel, and a rock concert breaks out

     
    If Comic-Con aims to give fanboys and superhero junkies a taste of heaven on earth, Saturday evening's session transported them there directly. Robert Downey Jr., and a host of actors from Marvel's "Avengers" -- including new Hulk Mark Ruffalo --......
  • Know your hobbits

    Know your Sauron from your Saruman? Ever mix up Gimli and Gollum, or an orc and an Uruk-hai? As the sword-and-sorcery sequel "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" ventures into theaters, the vastness of author J.R.R. Tolkien's universe can give viewers...
  • Movie review, 'Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring'

    Hobbits and hobbit-lovers everywhere can rejoice, along with all moviegoers with a taste for fantasy, far-off kingdoms and great swashbuckling adventure stories. Peter Jackson's movie of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring," first part of a...