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  • TV Review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight'

    The subject matter is so intriguing as to exacerbate the sense that "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" is something of a letdown, dramatically speaking. Anchored by Frank Langella and Christopher Plummer's performances as Supreme Court Justices Warren Berger...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Parks and Rec,' Muhammad Ali, 'Revolution,' more

    McNamara's Picks: 'Parks and Rec,' Muhammad Ali, 'Revolution,' more
    "Parks and Recreation." Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) is married! Again! What can it mean? Well, for last week's season premiere it meant a double episode including a trip to London that was among the best the show has aired. Andy (Chris Pratt) met his...
  • TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'

    TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'
    "Brooklyn Castle" (PBS, Monday). "I think that this is a good thing for kids to be exposed to," coach Elizabeth Vicary says in Katie Dellamaggiore's 2012 film about a fearsome and lovable inner-city middle-school chess team, "the idea that truth isn&...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Saturday Night Live'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Saturday Night Live'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES This Old House Three homeowners...
  • TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring

    The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...
  • 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight': Christopher Plummer isn't all business

     
    "When the fellow who was playing Justice John Harlan II fell out, I grabbed it as quickly as I could," says Christopher Plummer of "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." "He was the one character, of the justices, who got to show something of his life as a...
  • Jennifer Ehle, Anson Mount, Abigail Spencer Join 'The Forger'

    Jennifer Ehle, Anson Mount, Abigail Spencer and Marcus Thomas have joined the cast of heist film "The Forger" alongside John Travolta, Christopher Plummer and Tye Sheridan. Shooting began Monday in Boston on "The Forger," produced and co-financed by Code...
  • Meryl Streep to Receive O'Neill Center's Monte Cristo Award

    Meryl Streep has been tapped to receive the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's annual Monte Cristo award, given each year to a legit creative singled out for distinguished contributions to the theater. Streep, who started out in theater before launching...
  • Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting

    Meryl Streep will receive the Monte Cristo Award for her stage acting
    Before her movie breakout role in "The Deer Hunter" in 1978, for which she received her first of 17 (and counting) Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep was a hard-working New York stage actress who appeared in productions both on Broadway and at some of the...
  • 'Elsa & Fred' Remake With Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer Draws AFM Buyers (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lotus Entertainment, founded by former Inferno chairmen Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel, is selling the remake of smash Argentine adult romantic comedy "Elsa & Fred," at AFM. It's been pre-sold to Australia, Israel and Portugal, and sold upon completion to...
  • More 'Sound of Music' costumes headed to auction block Dec. 21

    More 'Sound of Music' costumes headed to auction block Dec. 21
    More than a dozen costumes from "The Sound of Music" -- including a jacket and pants worn by Christopher Plummer and a range of children's wardrobe pieces -- are headed to the auction block Dec. 21. The upcoming auction was announced Thursday by...
  • From Christopher Plummer at Stratford Shakespeare Festival, 'A Word or Two'

    STRATFORD, Ontario — At the age of 82 and with his acting chops and handsome looks singularly unscathed, Christopher Plummer has earned the right to talk of death. If a man can fight back so many of its familiar ravages, you think, he must be a...