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Vanessa Redgrave

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  • Movie review: 'Miral'

    Movie review: 'Miral'
    Julian Schnabel broadens his canvas for his fourth film, "Miral," turning his lens on multiple protagonists and a half-century of Middle East strife. On the face of it a bold undertaking, the Jerusalem-set feature plays out with an awkward staidness,...
  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • 'Hairspray' snags eight Tony Awards

    Hairspray put the final rhinestones in its tiara last night when it swept the 57th annual Tony Awards with eight of the little silver trophies, including the top prize, for Best Musical. A radiant Margo Lion, the show's Baltimore-born producer,...
  • 'Hairspray' may need one big fat trophy case

    NEW YORK - Hairspray was chosen best musical of the New York theater season and Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg was named best play in awards given Sunday by the Drama Desk, an organization of theater journalists and critics. Hairspray, based on the...
  • Fit for a museum: The Bowers hosts a show of film fashion

    Fit for a museum: The Bowers hosts a show of film fashion
    Masked superheroes parading around in spandex and capes may have ruled the box office in recent years, but sweeping period dramas like this season's "Anna Karenina" and "Les Misérables," with their spectacular costumes, are never out of style. "CUT!...
  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
  • Jesse Eisenberg, Vanessa Redgrave star in not-quite-there 'The Revisionist'

     
    Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave are an unlikely duo, yet it's that unlikeliness that works, most of the time, in "The Revisionist."...
  • U.K. hit “Call the Midwife” ready to deliver for PBS in the States

     
    Its first season has already been a smash hit in the United Kingdom — even out-rating the vaunted Downton Abbey – and the drama is already filming its second season, and working on a Christmas special (which will, of course, also go up against...
  • 'Shakespeare Uncovered' looks to the stars to explore the Bard

    'Shakespeare Uncovered' looks to the stars to explore the Bard
    In the never-ending effort to make Shakespeare "relevant" and "accessible," it never hurts to enlist celebrities for the hard sell. "Shakespeare Uncovered," a six-part documentary series that begins airing Friday on PBS, boasts an abundance of famous...
  • Vanessa Redgrave shows Jesse Eisenberg the way in 'The Revisionist'

    Vanessa Redgrave shows Jesse Eisenberg the way in 'The Revisionist'
    NEW YORK — On a cramped stage at the Cherry Lane Theatre, a historic off-Broadway venue tucked away on one of the quaintest streets in the West Village, Vanessa Redgrave is offering her costar Jesse Eisenberg an education not even the world's finest...
  • Florida Film Festival stars: Cary Elwes, Tippi Hedren ... and the U.K.

    Florida Film Festival stars: Cary Elwes, Tippi Hedren ... and the U.K.
    At this year's Florida Film Festival, the rallying cry could be borrowed from history: "The British are coming! The British are coming!" For the first time, a special program of short films from the United Kingdom is part of the annual 10-day festival...
  • 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...