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  • Actors Riff On Their Public Personas In Guest Turns

    Like images in a hall of mirrors, actors appearing as themselves on shows are like an approximation of reality; they look and talk like the real thing, yet the performance also gives them the chance to play with their persona, tweak perceptions and riff...
  • Teresa Cheng to Head Lucasfilm Singapore

    SHANGHAI -- Teresa Cheng has been appointed from DreamWorks Animation to be the new general manager of Lucasfilm Singapore. She will report directly to Lynwen Brennan, president and GM of Industrial Light & Magic. Cheng was until recently the senior...
  • Impressive Contenders From Various Networks Crowd Emmy Slate

    Once again, HBO has the 800-pound gorilla in this year's Emmy TV movie race. That's little surprise, since the pay cabler has long dominated that category, averaging 60% of the nominees in the past decade. But the news this year is that HBO and its...
  • Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons Praise Larry Kramer at HBO's 'The Normal Heart' Premiere

    It's no secret Ryan Murphy assembled a wide pool of recognizable names for HBO's movie adaptation of "The Normal Heart." Possibly the most surprising among those names? Jason Blum, the producer known for his Blumhouse empire of low-budget horror hits...
  • Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' bleeds for all of us

    "SPEAK WHEN you're angry and you'll give the best speech you'll ever regret," said Ambrose Bierce. THE GREAT activist/playwright Larry Kramer would beg to disagree. Kramer's most powerful speeches and his seminal stage work -- "The Normal Heart" --...
  • Jennifer Morrison Joins Kevin Bacon in Thriller '6 Miranda Drive'

    Jennifer Morrison has joined Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell and Matt Walsh in the thriller "6 Miranda Drive." Horror specialist Jason Blum -- who launched the "Paranormal," "Insidious" and "Sinister" franchises -- is producing with Matt Kaplan of Chapter...
  • Keira Knightley's 'Begin Again' Acquired for China Release

    In its first major transaction, Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. to acquire Chinese theatrical and platform rights for "Begin Again." The deal comes nine months after the musical comedy, starring Keira Knightley as an...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Season Finale Mixes Sweetness With Laughs (SPOILERS)

    As soon as "The Big Bang Theory" introduced an actual romance between Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) there was a concern the show would fall victim to "Moonlighting" syndrome (or "Cheers," if you prefer), where putting two...
  • Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete list of winners and nominees

    The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...
  • TV Review: 'The Normal Heart'

    HBO has a storied tradition of movies and miniseries tackling gay issues (and not incidentally, timing those high-class productions toward the close of the Emmy-eligibility window, ensuring they're fresh in the minds of voters). Add to that honor roll...
  • TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'

    TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'
    "The Normal Heart." After years of languishing in development purgatory, Larry Kramer's furious and essential play about the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York has been turned into a film. Adapted by Kramer and directed by Ryan Murphy with a ...
  • 'The Normal Heart' still a powerful call to action

    'The Normal Heart' still a powerful call to action
    As the great Cynthia Ozick once observed, "In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better." In the early 1980s several things were obvious to writer Larry Kramer. Gay men were literally dropping dead and neither the government nor...