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Meryl Streep

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  • George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke

    George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke
    Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey. Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'This Is the End' on Starz

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'This Is the End' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries As Carrie, Mouse,...
  • George Clooney on the Epic Battle to Make 'Monuments Men'

    The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's NYC Funeral Draws Long List of Hollywood Friends

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Philip Seymour Hoffman's private funeral was held in Manhattan on Friday, with stars Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehey, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn paying their respects to an actor widely considered among the best...
  • Animator Floyd Norman draws on history

    Animator Floyd Norman draws on history
    Animator Floyd Norman vividly recalled the first time he encountered Walt Disney. In early 1956, Norman was one of a few young animators hired for a one-month tryout at the Disney studio in Burbank. A few weeks into its training, the group was told to...
  • Newcomers Battle Veterans in Oscar Acting Races

    This year, the Oscar actor races are shaping up into a battle that pits newcomers versus veterans in terms of grabbing voters' attention. In one corner, there are Meryl Streep (64 years old and 18 Oscar noms), Judi Dench (79, seven noms) and Bruce Dern...
  • Oscar Acting Nominees: Who Worked the Room, Who Laid Low

    Because there were so many strong acting contenders, campaign frenzy has been unprecedented, with strategists piling on Q&A screenings and "in honor of" parties on 24-hour notice. One actor confided to Variety he'd done more than 200 Q&As. Sometimes...
  • Playing illness or frailty: Does it make award chances stronger?

    Playing illness or frailty: Does it make award chances stronger?
    For many actors, Academy Award-nominated performances are to die for. Or, rather, if you play a character who dies — or who's dealing with illness or disability — your chances of earning a nomination and even the win go up significantly....
  • My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

    My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him. Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
  • 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...
  • Bradley Cooper in 'The Elephant Man': A dream role for a heartthrob

    It has become something of a theater tradition to cast a good-looking young man in the role of John Merrick, the horribly deformed protagonist of "The Elephant Man." The role, which requires the actor to be shirtless for a good period of time, is a...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, a theatrically charged talent

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, a theatrically charged talent
    As a theater actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman commanded a pile-driving force. He didn’t start softly and build. He came out of the blocks in a fury and steadily ratcheted up to an apoplectic finish. Writing in the Village Voice about his...