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  • Emmys 2014: Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards

    Emmys 2014: Deaths, weddings: Additional categories for this year's awards
    Any group of awards bestowed by one group of humans on another will inevitably be considered arbitrary, political, meaningless, myopic or absurd (unless, of course, you win one, at which time they become shiny symbols of wisdom and insight). The Emmys...
  • George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92

    George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan Dey, Jane Alexander, Jill Clayburgh, Joel Grey, Stanley...
  • 'Good Wife' has Fox; 'Game of Thrones' shocking sex

    'Good Wife' has Fox; 'Game of Thrones' shocking sex
    The new series keep arriving this weekend, and the most-celebrated dramas enter new phases. Michael J. Fox is back in a big way on “The Good Wife,” and that’s good, upsetting news. "Wife" has competed with "Game of Thrones" and "The...
  • 'Game of Thrones' justice; 'Good Wife' creep

    'Game of Thrones' justice; 'Good Wife' creep
    The Sunday dramas will have most viewers talking this weekend. The rundown, starting with the two most-discussed dramas going these days: On “Game of Thrones,” Jon gains volunteers at 9 p.m. on HBO. Bran, Jojen, Meera and Hodor find shelter....
  • 'The Blacklist's' James Spader Helps Lure Top Villain Guest Spots

    'The Blacklist" has been full of pleasant surprises for NBC this year. One of the most unexpected aspects of the Sony Pictures TV drama -- the freshman success story of the season by any measure -- is how much the series has been able to do with guest...
  • Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. Star In 'Book of Negroes' Mini-Series for BET

    Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. and Jane Alexander will star in the six-hour miniseries adaptation of "The Book of Negroes," based on the novel by Lawrence Hill. Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin and Allan Hawco will also star in the production...
  • Former NEA chairs say funding remains challenge for new appointee

    Former NEA chairs say funding remains challenge for new appointee
    The future head of the National Endowment for the Arts will likely face many of the same funding challenges that have beset the organization for years, according to two former chairs of the federal arts organization. In separate interviews, Dana Gioia...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • The Actor's Craft: Michael Caine's never-ending test

    The Actor's Craft: Michael Caine's never-ending test
    Legendary two-time Oscar-winning actor Michael Caine enters into "Amour" territory in his new film, "Last Love," which opens Friday in Los Angeles. The 80-year-old Caine plays Matthew Morgan, a lonely American widower living in the Paris apartment he...
  • Best television series of 2012: ‘Homeland,’ ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    The best television series of 2012 owe a debt to the past. They have taken the miniseries storytelling so popular decades ago and made it work for today's audiences. Viewers who fondly remember “Shogun,” “Brideshead Revisited,” &#...
  • This weekend: ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘Good Wife’ fall finales; ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

     
    The weekend highlights include the fall finales for two of TV's best dramas. “The Walking Dead” wraps up the audacious first half of its season at 9 p.m. Sunday on AMC. The next eight episodes start in February. So far, the season has been...
  • Locarno Film Review: 'Mr. Morgan's Last Love'

    An outstanding cast does what it can to enliven "Mr. Morgan's Last Love," a mostly mawkish melodrama from "Mostly Martha" helmer Sandra Nettelbeck starring Michael Caine as a crusty Paris widower and Clemence Poesy as the sprightly dance instructor who...