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  • Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music

    Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music
    Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
  • Mitchell Jason, Broadway, TV Actor, Dies at 92

    Mitchell Jason, who appeared onstage, in films and on TV, died in Doylestown, Penn., on March 11. He was 92. Jason studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, acted in numerous Broadway and Off Broadway shows and appeared in many movies and TV...
  • The fateful vision of 'Network,' nearly 40 years later

    The fateful vision of 'Network,' nearly 40 years later
    "I want you to go to the window, open it, stick your head out and yell, 'I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore." So said Howard Beale in "Network." When the movie opened in fall 1976, critics and audiences — not to mention...
  • Is 'Monuments Men' Too Much a Mix of Art and Commerce?

    MEMO: TO GEORGE CLOONEY Your Clooney movie machine is purring along smoothly, George, with "Gravity," which you co-produced, poised to reap further largesse from the Oscars. You will shortly start "Tomorrowland," a sci-fi megapic from director Brad Bird....
  • Does Rupert Murdoch Merit a Spot in the TV Hall of Fame?

    Inducting Rupert Murdoch into the Television Academy Hall of Fame on March 11 sounds like a no-brainer. Few have done more in the past 30 years to reshape the TV business, from the launch of the Fox broadcasting network to the fledgling outfit's...
  • For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business

    For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business
    A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't. If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...
  • Could James Gandolfini Win a Posthumous Oscar?

    In awards consideration, a voter tries to be objective. But when any human watches a film or TV show, they bring along all their thoughts and feelings about life -- and death. By any standard, James Gandolfini's performance in "Enough Said" is a gem. But...
  • Film Review: 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'

    Making a sequel to a cherished cultural totem is no easy business, but director Adam McKay and his muse Will Ferrell keep things very classy in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," a modestly less quotable but generously funny new adventure for scotch-...
  • 'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists

     'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists
    When "The Newsroom" premiered on HBO in June 2012, its opening credits, in which black and white images of Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow and David Brinkley floated across the screen to soaring theme music, signaled the high-minded ambitions of its...
  • Troubled immigrant family pulls us close in 'Lydia'

    Troubled immigrant family pulls us close in 'Lydia'
    "Lydia"   Roots and fissures run through the troubled Flores family in Octavio Solis' "Lydia," now in a sturdy local premiere at National Pastime Theater under Cecilie D. Keenan's direction. The former is symbolized by the bright white flowers, also...
  • Scarlett Johansson: Why Oscar Voters Need to Consider 'Her' Performance

    It's the 21st century, and technology and the economy have changed everything. As a result, we have discarded a lot of old notions -- and it's time to dump several others. For example, let's get abolish the idea that an actor needs to be seen on camera...
  • WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?

    WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?
    If you’ve been on the Web or social media the past 24 hours, you no doubt have caught some of the arguments about the Writers Guild list of the 101 best TV shows of all time. “The Wire” should be higher! “Seinfeld” over...