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  • 'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter

     'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter
    "Filth," adapted from "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, is either lucky to have James McAvoy playing its lead character — a venal, corrupt, vice-ridden reprobate of an Edinburgh detective — or oddly unfortunate. Although it's...
  • James Franco, in flux

      James Franco, in flux
    I fear for the future of James Franco's acting career. And when I say acting, I'm referring to Franco's portrayal of other characters, not the growing number of meta performances the actor is amassing. It's not that Franco is bad at playing Franco. If...
  • Channel 4′s Film/Drama Chief Tessa Ross to Become Chief Exec of U.K.'s National Theater

    LONDON -- Tessa Ross is to become chief executive of the U.K.'s National Theater. She joins from pubcaster Channel 4, where she is controller of film and drama. Ross will join the National in November, working alongside the theater's director Nicholas...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'Hamlet' in London in 2015

    Benedict Cumberbatch to play 'Hamlet' in London in 2015
    Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the London stage next year to play the mopey prince of Denmark in a new production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," which will run at the Barbican theater. The casting was confirmed Wednesday and will be the "Sherlock" actor'...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Backer Channel 4 Pledges Continued Support for Indie Filmmaking

    LONDON - Speaking to Variety, David Abraham, chief executive of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has reaffirmed the network's support for independent British filmmaking following news that Tessa Ross, controller of film and drama, is to leave in September....
  • TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox

    TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be fighting like cats and dogs...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs U2, his way into our hearts

     
    Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres might have taken down Twitter with the star-studded selfie she snapped during Sunday night's Academy Awards […]...
  • Sochi Olympics opening ceremony moment: Egghead history, Daft Punk

    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Ewan McGregor to star in 'The Real Thing' on Broadway

    Ewan McGregor to star in 'The Real Thing' on Broadway
    Ewan McGregor will make his Broadway debut next year in a revival production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York.  McGregor will play the role of Henry, a playwright, in Stoppard's 1982 drama that...
  • Greg Schwem: Is it too late to reconsider Chicago's Olympic bid?

    Now that the Olympic flame has been extinguished and the Royal Family has gone back to doing whatever it is the Royal Family does, Chicagoans such as myself can only ask, "What if?" What if Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had strutted across the stage at...
  • Danny Boyle to Direct Feature Adaptation of 'Smash and Grab' Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)

    Danny Boyle seems to enjoy the heist genre as he is attached to direct a feature adaptation of the documentary "Smash and Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers" for Pathe and Fox Searchlight. Pathe and Fox Searchlight will co-finance the movie with Boyle'...
  • Campbell to Head Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival

    LONDON -- Lisa Campbell has been tapped as the director of the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival. Campbell joins the festival from TV trade magazine Broadcast, where she worked for 10 years and as editor since 2007. Executive chair Elaine Bedell...