| Jun 19, 2010
Ronald Neame, a prominent figure in the British film industry whose long and varied career included producing the 1940s classics "Great Expectations" and "Oliver Twist" and directing films such as "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" and "The Poseidon...
| Jun 27, 2010
If it weren't for Adrian Noble's poor eyesight, Southern Californians might not be gaining new insights into William Shakespeare this summer.
As a lad growing up in Chichester, England, Noble, the future artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Jan 9, 2011
British film hyphenate Julian Fellowes, 61, who won an original screenplay Oscar for "Gosford Park," returns to early 20th century England for the script of his latest TV drama, "Downton Abbey." The four-episode series about life on a great country...
| Jun 29, 2011
British actress on stage, screen and television
Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...
| Sep 18, 2011
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It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Nov 20, 2009
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I know, I know, weâve heard enough about Twilightâs âNew Moonâ already. Westwood residents couldnât get away from fans lined up on the sidewalks for the midnight showing holding signs declaring their devotion (like one I spotted that said, "We.....
| Sep 17, 2009
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Three years after causing an uproar with her supporting nod for a 15-second appearance in the telefilm "Mrs. Harris," Ellen Burstyn won her first Emmy for a guest appearance on the drama series "Law & Order: SVU." With this victory, she becomes the 18th...
| Oct 7, 2009
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--Executive decisions: The Obamas have borrowed about 45 works of art from various Washington, museums, including the George Catlin painting above. (New York Times) --Off his feet: Former Republican Congressman Tom DeLay officially quits "Dancing With the...
| Jan 11, 2009
The real honor roll at Hogwarts Academy in the " Harry Potter" films has nothing to do with child wizards and their magical aptitude: It's the list of esteemed British thespians who have been brought in to cast their spells as the colorful supporting...
| Jun 3, 2009
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The song was called "A Great Big Buncha Happy!" but none of the authors of "Sister Act: The Musical" seemed terribly cheerful.
For a year and a half, the new musical's composer, lyricist, director and two writers had toiled to transform the 1992 Whoopi...