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Review: ‘The Chew’

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Like a promising restaurant opening before its service staff was fully prepped, "The Chew" premiered on ABC Daytime on Sept. 26 with likable hosts struggling to keep up with frantically paced live…

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Review: ‘Dexter’

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Like a bad morning person, "Dexter" almost never gets off to a rousing start, though the finishes have traditionally more than compensated for that. So the first three episodes of Showtime's…

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‘George’ gets West End reign

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"The Madness of George III," the historical drama by Alan Bennett ("The History Boys") revived for a U.K. tour by helmer Christopher Luscombe, will transfer to the West End's Apollo Theater for a…

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Frears, Akin, Rampling at Lyon

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Stephen Frears, Fatih Akin, Charlotte Rampling, Benicio del Toro, Jerry Schatzberg, and Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne have joined an impressive list of cinema's great and good, past and present, at…

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Pryce to play London ‘Lear’

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Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (“Miss Saigon”) will play the title role in “King Lear,” the climax of the 2012 slate at London’s Almeida Theater. Lineup also includes a world premiere and a new…

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Pinewood backs ‘Last Passenger’

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Train thriller "Last Passenger" has become the second project backed by U.K. studio group Pinewood Shepperton, under its plan to invest in low-budget films by new British directors.

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