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  • Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore

    Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore
    It's difficult to imagine what Laura Moriarty's four novels would have been like if she had chosen a place to live other than Kansas, with its endless wheat fields and abundance of ordinary light. Moriarty, 42, focuses her gaze on the most common,...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Elizabeth McGovern was born in Evanston, Ill., on this day in 1961. This birthday gal currently stars as Cora, Countess of Grantham, on the popular PBS series "Downtown Abbey." She's also appeared in such films as "Clash of the...
  • Twickenham Studios: Home to the Beatles, Silent Stars, Hollywood Elite

    Based about 9 miles southwest of central London, Twickenham Studios was built on the site of an old ice-skating rink that was acquired in 1912 by Dr. Ralph Jupp. One of the U.K.’s oldest surviving studios, the site opened in 1913. The studio’s first...
  • Michelle Williams joins 'My Week With Marilyn' at AFI Fest

     
    Michelle Williams hopes people like what she does as Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn," which Sunday was part of the AFI Fest. Michelle Williams plays Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn."...
  • Movie Review: My Week With Marilyn

     
    Michelle Williams doesn't so much impersonate Marilyn Monroe as suggest her in the entertaining new bio-drama “My Week With Marilyn.” She doesn't have Monroe's overripe figure, Kewpie doll cheeks or ‘C'mere and kiss me' lips. There's va-...
  • 'The Artist' dominates BAFTA nominations

     
    BAFTA nominations: "The Artist," which won three Golden Globes Sunday evening, earned the most nominations for the Orange British Academy Awards with 12....
  • Branagh, Williams in “My Week with Marilyn?”

     
    Sir Laurence Olivier once made a movie with Marilyn Monroe. Things didn't go swimmingly, according to those on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, which Olivier also directed. But an employee of Olivier's wrote a book about My Week With Marilyn,...
  • Diamond in the Buff: Michelle Williams embodies Marilyn Monroe

    Diamond in the Buff:  Michelle Williams embodies Marilyn Monroe
    My Week with Marilyn Rated R. 101 mins. Michelle Williams gives an Oscar-worthy performance as Marilyn Monroe in director Simon Curtis's thoughtful adaptation of diaries by Colin Clark. Eddie Redmayne movingly portrays Colin, the star-struck young...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • 'My Week With Marilyn': Dim light on 2 major stars -- 2 1/2 stars

    'My Week With Marilyn': Dim light on 2 major stars -- 2 1/2 stars
    In 1956, not long after she married "Death of a Salesman" playwright Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe made a movie with director and star Laurence Olivier at England's Pinewood Studios. The film, "The Prince and the Showgirl," came from Terence Rattigan's...
  • Snakes & storms: Jason O'Mara's 'Terra Nova' adventures

    Snakes & storms: Jason O'Mara's 'Terra Nova' adventures
    In Fox's new "Terra Nova," Irish actor Jason O'Mara plays Jim Shannon, a Chicago police officer in the year 2149 who, with his family, travels 85 million years into the past to colonize Earth and build a better civilization. Future Chicago appears in the...
  • 'My Week With Marilyn'

    'My Week With Marilyn'
    Michelle Williams has come a long way from TV's "Dawson's Creek," as she proves with her accomplished portrayal of Marilyn Monroe - which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination - in this Simon Curtis-directed tale of screen icon Monroe...