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  • Hugh Jackman Helped Make Broadway the Star-Magnet It Is Today

    When Hugh Jackman hits Broadway next season in Jez Butterworth's play "The River," it'll mark his fourth stint on the Gotham boards in a dozen years. His return not only underscores his remarkable commitment to stage work for an in-demand thesp with a...
  • Advice for Oscar nominees in a comic PSA: Don't start sobbing! [Video]

    Advice for Oscar nominees in a comic PSA: Don't start sobbing! [Video]
    Piotr Michael has created what he's calling a PSA for Oscar nominees, advising them on award-acceptance behavior. His recommendations: Don't cry. Have some humility. Thank those who worked on the movie -- not "your neighbor, your garbage man, little Fido....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Greg Miller,...
  • George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes

    George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes
    George Blagden couldn't help himself. The "Vikings" star was so happy to finally be part of a giant fight scene in the show's second season he just let loose. "The director screams 'cut' on the megaphone and [there's] silence in the forest—apart...
  • Carol Channing Celebrates 93rd Birthday With Justin Vivian Bond, Ian McKellen

    The applause was long and loud for 92-year-old Broadway legend Carol Channing, who lit up the stage at The Town Hall on 43rd street on Monday night as part of "Gentleman Prefer Blondes: An Intimate Evening With Carol Channing and Justin Vivian Bond." It...
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office
    Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....
  • Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks Among Finalists for Shorty Awards

    The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences announced its Shorty Award finalists Wednesday morning for its sixth-annual social media-themed awards, with big names such as Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks and Sir Ian McKellen making the cut. The...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • ‘Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ arrives on Blu-ray, DVD April 8

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” reigned at the box office during the holidays, earning more than $860 million worldwide […]...
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’: Joe Letteri talks dragons

     
    Peter Jackson and Joe Letteri will receive the Producers Guild of America's Vanguard Award next month for the groundbreaking digital […]...
  • Tony Awards Tackle Eligibility for Broadway's Fall Titles

    Mark Rylance and Samuel Barnett, two major players in this season's much-lauded and recently profitable revivals of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," won't compete with themselves in the same category for Tony nominations, according to a new ruling...