Portraying a real-life icon -- be it Queen Elizabeth or Sofya Tolstoy -- isn't always a matter of simply making like the real thing.
Some composers work in isolation, while some lead teams of writers and orchestrators who help complete their vision.
These days, when 34-year-old Paul Hicks walks into a recording session, he gets funny looks.
Having the lineage of rock 'n' roll royalty has its advantages and its drawbacks, especially when following in a legendary father's footsteps. Talk about great expectations ...
A visit to Agoura Hills-based Profiles in History is like a trip to a Hollywood museum. "But it's even better," says the company's Brian Chanes, "because it's a museum where you can buy things."
Meryl Streep's Sister Aloysius has no doubt that Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) has done the unspeakable with one of his altar boys in John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt." The tough-as-nails nun…
Amy Adams is Sister James, an uncomplicated nun trying to live a simple life. The trouble is, in John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt," she's stuck between two Catholic gladiators and trying to figure out…
How does an actor play a character accused of a misdeed with a youngster when it's not truly known whether he did what he's accused of?
Ted Danson's legally beleaguered Arthur Frobisher on FX's "Damages" might seem suave and in control at times, but Danson sees him as something else: a bumbling idiot.
As any fan of FX's "Damages" can see, what drives Glenn Close's Patty Hewes is obvious: her win-at-all-costs mentality. But to Close, it's not so simple.
When Ethan Hawke first took a look at his role as Hank in Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead," he quickly realized it wouldn't necessarily be a fun experience.