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  • Bertie Carvel gives his all as 'Matilda's' demonic Miss Trunchbull

    Bertie Carvel gives his all as 'Matilda's' demonic Miss Trunchbull
    NEW YORK — Miss Agatha Trunchbull, headmistress of Crunchem Hall school, hates pigtails. They're good only to serve as handles by which she can toss a rebellious child into the air — a feat this one-time Olympic hammer-throwing champion...
  • PopSugar Live broadcast goes live -- online

    PopSugar Live broadcast goes live -- online
    From the control room, the producer gave host Matthew Rodrigues the cue to launch into a celebrity news segment featuring a Valentine’s Day update on Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart -- she didn’t travel to Australia to visit him during...
  • 'Downton Abbey: Seasons One & Two Limited Edition Set'

    'Downton Abbey: Seasons One & Two Limited Edition Set'
    One of the biggest international television sensations of recent years combines its first two rounds on home video, as Emmy-winning writer Julian Fellowes' saga combines factual and fictional elements in an "Upstairs, Downstairs"-style scenario about...
  • 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys

    'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Win Big at Emmys
    LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor. ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
  • 'Homeland' crashes Emmy party, takes major awards

    'Homeland' crashes Emmy party, takes major awards
    "Homeland" played the role of spoiler Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking prizes that seemed reserved for the likes of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad." Showtime's espionage thriller was named best drama, blocking the chance for AMC's "Mad Men"...
  • Dale Olson dies at 78; publicity agent for Rock Hudson, other stars

    Dale Olson dies at 78; publicity agent for Rock Hudson, other stars
    Dale Olson, an elder statesman of the Hollywood publicity corps whose assignments over a four-decade career included representing Rock Hudson during the last months of the actor's struggle with AIDS, died Thursday of complications of liver cancer. He...
  • PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack

    PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack
    Margaret Tyzack British actress on stage, screen and television Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...
  • 'Harry Potter' Finale Passes $1 Billion Box Office Mark

    'Harry Potter' Finale Passes $1 Billion Box Office Mark
    LOS ANGELES (The Wrap) -- Continuing its record-breaking run, Warner Bros. Pictures' "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" has surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office, becoming the first in the series--and just the ninth film in...
  • At Lifeline Theatre, a proud production of Jane Austen

    At Lifeline Theatre, a proud production of Jane Austen
    OK, "Call me Ishmael" is punchier. But the first sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife") is right up there in the Famous...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes

    The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes
    British film hyphenate Julian Fellowes, 61, who won an original screenplay Oscar for "Gosford Park," returns to early 20th century England for the script of his latest TV drama, "Downton Abbey." The four-episode series about life on a great country...
  • ‘Birdsong,’ Eddie Redmayne could appeal to ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

     
    TV movies and miniseries have fallen out of vogue on the broadcast networks, but "Masterpiece" still delivers stylish, dramatic fare. And the PBS mainstay has so much more to offer beyond "Downton Abbey."...
  • Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Emma Watson, J.K. Rowling, Helena Bonham Carter wow at 'Harry Potter' premiere.

     
    Fans gathered in Trafalgar Square on Thursday to glimpse the cast of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" on the red carpet for the London premiere of the final film in the series. And the celebrities didn't......