Exclusive: TV’s Beloved Grandmother Mary Beth Peil Helps Bring ‘Anastasia’ to Broadway

Exclusive: TV’s Beloved Grandmother Mary Beth Peil Helps Bring ‘Anastasia’ to Broadway Betty White's got nothing on Mary Beth Peil, TV’s beloved grandmother from Dawson’s Creek and The Good Wife, who is busier than ever after wrapping up seven seasons on the latter as the ever-watchful ...

Vice and Virtue | Blu-ray Review

Between his high profile marriages to Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda, director Roger Vadim engaged in a notable liaison with Catherine Deneuve, just prior to her ascension to international stardom in ...

Colin Firth Career Assessment: My Career Has Just Peaked

Subject: Colin Firth, 50-year old English actor Date of Assessment: March 30, 2011 Positive Buzzwords: Underrated, mainstream Negative Buzzwords: Stiff, posh, bore The Case: The good news, as ...

Review: Easy A

This is the Pure Movies review of Easy A, starring Emma Stone, Lisa Kudrow, Patricia Clarkson, Malcolm McDowell, Thomas Hayden Church, Stanley Tucci, Alyson Michalka, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes and ...

Oscar Nominee Trivia File: Annette Bening

Oscar Nominee Trivia File: Annette Bening Best Actress nominee Annette Bening, who picked up a fourth Oscar nomination for her turn in "The Kids Are All Right," has been giving stellar performances her entire career, from "The Grifters" to ...

Adrift (Choi Voi) – review

Bui Thac Chuyen's film explores female sexuality and desire in the torpor of a Vietnamese monsoon After being imposed for many years by the Communist regime, censorship is gradually loosening its ...

Easy A is, like, so intellectual

With the release of Easy A, an adaptation of The Scarlet Letter, Stuart Heritage digs out some further reading for the makers of teen movies This week's Easy A might look like your standard issue ...

Rickman Heading To Irish Stage

Die Hard actor Alan Rickman is swapping the bright lights of Broadway and the West End for a stint on stage in Ireland. The British actor has been a regular on the theatre circuit throughout his ...

Tim Macavoy's "Brit Bits:" Torchwood Goes Fourth, but Fry thinks it’s a Chicken Nugget!

The big news is that Torchwood will return for a fourth series! Cue the angry shouts about Ianto being killed and how you’ll never watch again. Then get over it, because it’s still made by Russell T ...

Could Colin Firth be the Great British Actor of our time? | Andrew Pulver

His Bafta triumph has been a very long time coming, and could be as career changing as both his Mr Darcys Colin Firth proved a popular winner last night, and perhaps this very public recognition will ...

Colin Firth: a man of sense and sensibility

The actor's fame was assured in a clinging wet shirt in Pride and Prejudice and now he has an Oscar nomination for his starring role in A Single Man. His true passion, however, is far removed from the ...

Arena Stage Presents Stick Fly 1/1-2/7/2010

Arena Stage presents Stick Fly, a thought-provoking comedy that explores the role of race and privilege in the African-American social aristocracy. Director of the 2004 Tony Award-winning Broadway ...

Meryl Streep's daughter Mamie Gummer to marry

Meryl Streep's daughter is engaged. Actress Mamie Gummer has confirmed she is to marry actor Ben Walker after he proposed over the weekend. She said: "He proposed a couple of days ago. He did it on ...

Mamie Gummer to marry

Meryl Streep's daughter is engaged. Actress Mamie Gummer has confirmed she is to marry actor Ben Walker after he proposed over the weekend. She said: "He proposed a couple of days ago. He did it on ...

Meryl Streep's daughter gets engaged

Meryl Streep's daughter is engaged. Actress Mamie Gummer has confirmed she is to marry actor Ben Walker after he proposed over the weekend. She said: "He proposed a couple of days ago. He did it on ...

Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Clip and Interviews on Chéri

In 1988, director Stephen Frears and playwright Christopher Hampton teamed to bring Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" to English-speaking audiences as Dangerous Liaisons . ...