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  • SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars

     SAG Awards 2014: 'Hustle' cast wins, tightens race to Oscars
     "American Hustle" won just a single trophy at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — the really important one. The cast of David O. Russell's con-man tale took home SAG's cast award Saturday night, nudging "American Hustle" ahead of Oscar season's...
  • Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony

    Christopher Durang hangs with Chekhov, meets Tony
    NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
  • 'Downton Abbey' fashion: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery work their staid silks and subdued tones

     
    "There should not be anything that jars," "Downton Abbey" costume designer Caroline McCall says. "And I would hope that [viewers] just get caught up in it and lost in it. We are trying to create this world as authentically as we can."...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Ripper Street,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Americans'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Ripper Street,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Americans'
    "Ripper Street": The BBC’s Victorian-era crime procedural set in London’s East End during the years following the grisly Jack the Ripper murders returns to BBC America on Saturday. Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and...
  • 'Downton Abbey' costumes on view at Delaware's Winterthur Museum

    'Downton Abbey' costumes on view at Delaware's Winterthur Museum
    As Season 4 of PBS' " Downton Abbey" comes to a close this Sunday, U.S. fans of the British period drama won't have to wait another year to experience the opulent aristocratic life of the Crawley Family. They needn't even cross the pond. The exhibition...
  • 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....
  • TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime

    TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • Nonprofits Topple Commercial Titles at London's Evening Standard Awards

    London's thriving not-for-profit houses again nudged out commercial competish to dominate the 59th Evening Standard Theater Awards at a glamorous ceremony held at the Savoy Hotel Nov. 17 and hosted by U.K. thesp Damian Lewis ("Homeland") In the nine...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more

    McNamara's Picks: 'True Detective,' 'Girls,' 'Downton Abbey' and more
    It's a big week for TV. Not only are a lot of shows coming back from their brief midwinter hiatuses — "Sleepy Hollow!" tonight with a two-hour episode! — the midseason replacements have begun.  Here are a few things you won't want to miss this...
  • SAG Awards 2014: The complete list of winners and nominees

    SAG Awards 2014: The complete list of winners and nominees
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" led the motion picture field by earning four Screen Actor Awards nominations including a nod for cast in a motion picture. "American Hustle,"  "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "August: Osage County"...