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Jeffrey Wright

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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky giving up gangster biz?

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky giving up gangster biz?
    “Havre de Grace,” Episode 47 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” is French for Haven of Grace. But this Maryland town isn’t much of a haven for Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), who’s on the lam with his mistress,...
  • Boardwalk Empire recap: It's a bloody finale for Season 4

    Boardwalk Empire recap: It's a bloody finale for Season 4
    As befitting a drama focused on Prohibition-era bootleggers, it was a bloody finale for the fourth season of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Who survived, who died in Episode 48 (“Farewell Daddy Blues”)? Gangster Nucky Thompson...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky rejects Arnold for land deal

    A high-stakes poker game convinces Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) that New York mobster Arnold Rothstein (Michael Stuhlbarg) and a Florida land deal don’t mix in Episode 40 (“All In”) of “Boardwalk Empire,” recently renewed...
  • Movie Review: Mischief and mayhem in 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete'

    "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete" is a moving bit of mischief and mayhem that will break your heart, give you hope, make you laugh, possibly cry. Set in the Brooklyn projects a few years after the economic slide of 2008, it follows the saga of...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Last Man Standing' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Last Man Standing Vanessa (Nancy...
  • Unlike 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Walking Dead,' Why 'Homeland' Wasn't Built to Last

    For fans of quality drama, Sunday at 9 p.m. has become a special kind of logjam. Yet amid an embarrassment of riches consisting of CBS' "The Good Wife," AMC's breakaway hit "The Walking Dead" and HBO's still-mesmerizing "Boardwalk Empire," only Showtime's...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire': Julia weds Richard; Chalky vows to kill Narcisse

    'Boardwalk Empire': Julia weds Richard; Chalky vows to kill Narcisse
    Knowing that a married woman is more likely than a bachelorette to win a child custody case, Julia Sagorsky (Wrenn Schmidt) proposes to Richard Harrow (Jack Huston) in “Marriage and Hunting,” Episode 45 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.&...
  • 'Ernest & Celestine': Toon Taps Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy (EXCLUSIVE)

    Kids' French hand-drawn toon "Ernest & Celestine" has locked an English-language voice cast including Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy and the previously announced Forest Whitaker and Mackenzie Foy. Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman and...
  • Jennifer Lawrence and 'The Hunger Games' Cast Premiere 'Catching Fire' in London

    "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" world preemed in London's Leicester Square where the wet, chilly November weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiastic response of the SRO celeb crowd or the hundreds of screaming femme fans who waited for several hours...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights:'South Park' on Comedy Central

    Wednesday's TV Highlights:'South Park' on Comedy Central
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Revolution As Miles (Billy Burke) and...
  • Film Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    "The Hunger Games" featured kids killing kids for sport. Its sequel, the far superior "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," rewrites the rules, which not only makes for a more exciting death match, but also yields a rich sociopolitical critique in the...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Last Tango in Halifax,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' more

    McNamara's Picks: 'Last Tango in Halifax,' 'Boardwalk Empire,' more
    "Last Tango in Halifax" -- The best new show of the fall is a rapturous mix of absurdly fairy-tale-romance and frantic modern complications, set in the sylvan drear of Yorkshire and brought to life by masterfully shaded performances. “Last Tango...