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Wallace Shawn

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  • A bittersweet 'Toy Story' for John Morris, voice of Andy: 'You have to say goodbye to being a kid'

     
    Meet 25-year-old John Morris, who grew up in the role of Andy, the heartfelt human at the center of a "Toy Story" that began in 1995....
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Words & Ideas

    Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY T. Jefferson Parker: The author will read and sign his new novel, "The Border Lords." Vroman's Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 6 p.m. Free. (626) 449-5320. MONDAY Lo Bosworth: The reality TV...
  • Book review: 'Twin' by Allen Shawn

    Book review: 'Twin' by Allen Shawn
    Shortly after his mother's death at 99 in 2005, Allen Shawn — the son of legendary New Yorker editor William Shawn and brother of actor and playwright Wallace Shawn — began writing "Wish I Could Be There," a book about phobias grounded in...
  • 'Our Late Night and A Thought in Three Parts' by Wallace Shawn

    'Our Late Night and A Thought in Three Parts' by Wallace Shawn
    Twenty-seven years after "My Dinner With Andre," Wallace Shawn remains best known for that movie, as well as for his voice work in animated features such as "Toy Story" and "The Incredibles." Yet Shawn is most significant as a playwright -- author of...
  • 'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp

    'Free for All' by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp
    The apt title of this juicy oral history, based on more than 160 interviews, simultaneously expresses a principle that guided producer-provocateur Joe Papp and the theatrical ruckus that ensued. "Free for All" is how Papp presented Shakespeare in Central...
  • Edgy Rude Guerrilla returns as Monkey Wrench, joining busy Fullerton storefront theater scene

     
    Monkey Wrench Collective, the successor to the edgy Rude Guerrilla Theater Co. that closed last March, will debut Feb. 26 in Fullerton, adding to that college town’s status as the hub of Orange County’s storefront theater scene. Dave Barton, who......
  • 'Damages': Follow the money

     
    After weeks of searching for Louis Tobin’s hidden Ponzi scheme money, we’re finally seeing some cash in this week’s episode of “Damages.” And that’s really all we’re going to get. This was a frustrating episode,...
  • 'Damages': Dominic Chianese, 'Watch out who you hang around with'

     
    In the last episode of “Damages,” we finally met Stuart Zedeck, and while the viewers instantly saw the gravity of this new character, once again Joe Tobin was clueless as to what this man is capable of and didn’t pick......
  • 'Wonderland' and 'Little Britain' star Matt Lucas picks up the pieces in L.A.

     
    This is a longer version of my story on Matt Lucas that appears in Tuesday's Los Angeles Times Calendar section. A week before the London premiere of “Alice in Wonderland,” a special screening was held at the El Capitan Theatre......
  • Hollywood Jews: Toronto film fest protest against Israel a 'blacklist'

     
    Someone always causes a ruckus at the Toronto film festival. But this year even the reliably controversy-stirring Michael Moore has had to take a back seat to the uproar over a protest letter, signed by a variety of showbiz dignitaries,......