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  • Memorable Moments, Performances of 2011 Connecticut Theater Scene

    Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011. But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping. So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
  • 'Anonymous'

    'Anonymous'
    Did William Shakespeare really write the legendary plays that bear his name? That's the controversial question posed by this drama from director Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day"), who casts Rafe Spall as Shakespeare allegedly being a front for the...
  • 'Miral'

    'Miral'
    In her biggest showcase to date since "Slumdog Millionaire," Freida Pinto has the title role of a young Palestinian woman who develops a deep awareness of the challenges facing her people, fueled largely by her own experiences as a teacher in a refugee...
  • 'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys

    'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys
    "The Book of Mormon," the exuberantly foul-mouthed hit show about comically mismatched missionaries in AIDS-ravaged Africa, won the award for best musical, along with eight other awards, and Nick Stafford's "War Horse," starring a life-size puppet of a...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Rachel Weisz

    The Sunday Conversation: Rachel Weisz
    Rachel Weisz, 41, digs into intense territory in her latest film, "The Whistleblower," opening Friday. Weisz, who recently married James Bond, a.k.a. Daniel Craig, plays the real-life Kathryn Bolkovac, a U.N. police monitor in Bosnia who exposes a sex...
  • 'Coriolanus' on board with Fiennes' Bard -- 3 1/2 stars

    'Coriolanus' on board with Fiennes' Bard -- 3 1/2 stars
    With great power comes great responsibility, but powerful men often make for lousy, irresponsible politicians. (Insert personal observations on certain presidential candidates here.) With "Coriolanus,"one of William Shakespeare's toughest, most...
  • Film review: Ralph Fiennes' 'Coriolanus' is an unsympathetic look at Shakespeare

    Film review: Ralph Fiennes' 'Coriolanus' is an unsympathetic look at Shakespeare
    It's not surprising that Shakespeare remains the most filmed author of all time. (Yes, children, that even includes Stephen King.) In fact, in any given year there are more adaptations of Shakespeare than of anyone else. Public domain status helps, but...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • Oscars quiz: Who won best supporting actress twice?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins on March 7, she'll become the third star to claim the Oscar for best supporting actress twice. One of the current dual champs was Dianne Wiest ("Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986; "Bullets Over Broadway," 1994). Can you name the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Inglorious Basterds' rallies | Oscars updates | Vanessa Redgrave BAFTA honoree

     
    • Roger Friedman reports, "the combined ages of the Hollywood elite who celebrated Quentin Tarantino’s 'Inglourious Basterds' for lunch on Wednesday was about a thousand. Famed B-movie director Roger Corman, 95-year-old legend Norman Lloyd (Dr....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Dave Karger Oscar predix | 'Avatar' goodwill mission | Oscar nominees luncheon tidbits

     
    • Dave Karger has posted his predictions for the top eight races at the Oscars. He is going with "The Hurt Locker" for best picture: "No film has ever won Best Picture without winning at least one of the four major guild prizes (PGA, SAG, Directors...
  • Oscars telecast details revealed in promo video

     
    The academy has already announced that the three living winners of last year's acting Oscars -- leads Sean Penn ("Milk") and Kate Winslet ("The Reader") and supporting champ Penelope Cruz ("Vicky Christina Barcelona") -- will be presenters at this year'...