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  • TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'

    TV Picks: 'Normal Heart,' 'Hannibal,' 'World Wars'
    "The Normal Heart." After years of languishing in development purgatory, Larry Kramer's furious and essential play about the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York has been turned into a film. Adapted by Kramer and directed by Ryan Murphy with a ...
  • 'The Normal Heart' still a powerful call to action

    'The Normal Heart' still a powerful call to action
    As the great Cynthia Ozick once observed, "In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better." In the early 1980s several things were obvious to writer Larry Kramer. Gay men were literally dropping dead and neither the government nor...
  • Taylor Kitsch on 'The Normal Heart' and Wanting to Direct

    Taylor Kitsch stars in the indie film "The Grand Seduction" (which opens May 30) and in HBO's "The Normal Heart," based on the play by Larry Kramer. He spoke to Ramin Setoodeh about his new career direction. I watched a double feature of your movies last...
  • Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' bleeds for all of us

    "SPEAK WHEN you're angry and you'll give the best speech you'll ever regret," said Ambrose Bierce. THE GREAT activist/playwright Larry Kramer would beg to disagree. Kramer's most powerful speeches and his seminal stage work -- "The Normal Heart" --...
  • HBO's 'Normal Heart' Draws Nearly 1 Million Viewers in First Airing Sunday

    "The Normal Heart" premiered Sunday to above-average numbers for an original HBO movie, drawing nearly 1 million viewers for its initial telecast, according to Nielsen estimates. The adaptation of Larry Kramer's play about the early days of the AIDS...
  • Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs

    Taylor Kitsch balances heavy 'Heart' with 'Grand Seduction' laughs
    Director Don McKellar had admired Taylor Kitsch's work as a high school football player in the TV series "Friday Night Lights" and as a South African photographer in the 2010 indie "The Bang Bang Club." Later, Kitsch flexed his well-toned muscles in...
  • Darren Criss, Lea Michele perform at Taste for a Cure fundraiser

    Darren Criss, Lea Michele perform at Taste for a Cure fundraiser
    The event: Taste for a Cure, a fundraiser for UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation honoring Steve Mosko, president of Sony Pictures Television, featured a stand-up routine by comedian Tom Papa, two songs by Darren Criss and a surprise duet by...
  • Who knew! Matt Bomer is married and has been since 2011

    Who knew! Matt Bomer is married and has been since 2011
    Way to keep a secret! Matt Bomer is married to his longtime partner and has been since 2011.  The "White Collar" star, who will next appear in the HBO film "The Normal Heart," let the nuptial news go wide via a feature in Details magazine's May issue....
  • Julia Roberts 'looking ahead' after death of half-sister, she says

    Julia Roberts 'looking ahead' after death of half-sister, she says
    Julia Roberts is finally publicly addressing the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes, who was found dead in February of an apparent drug overdose. The "August: Osage County" star's family issued a statement soon after Motes' death saying that they were...
  • Q&A: Designer of 'Penny Dreadful's' Hauntingly Beautiful Costumes

    Dark and demented, Showtime's new horror fest "Penny Dreadful" seems to molds monsters out of a seemingly normal world where the enlightened few are aware that something is not quite right -- a fitting mix for the Victorian England-set drama that...
  • Michael Chiklis is joining 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

    Michael Chiklis is joining 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'
    Most of "American Horror Story's" repertory company will be back for the show's fourth season later this year, but the new season, subtitled "Freak Show" will have an interesting new face: Michael Chiklis. The "Shield" star's involvement in the series...
  • Ryan Murphy Lauds 'American Horror Story: Coven' Cast as 'Most Amazing Group of Women Ever on TV'

    Forget the boys, let's hear it for the girls. Girl power reigned supreme at PaleyFest's closing night presentation of "American Horror Story: Coven" on Friday night at the Dolby Theatre, where stars Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Emma Roberts and Angela...