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    Michael Urie: Onstage and Offscreen

    When the series finale of ABC's "Ugly Betty" airs April 14, devoted viewers of the dramedy will see Michael Urie as the flamboyant Marc St. James for the last time.

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    Mr. Jonze's 'Wild' Ride

    Director Spike Jonze has delved into the mind of John Malkovich and captured the most realistic  portrayal of writer's block ever seen on screen. But for his third film, he wanted a challenge.

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    And Now for Something Completely Different

    Ansari has become one of the most prolific writers and performers on the comedy scene in recent years, despite being only 26. The American Indian made his mark at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and won a standup award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2006.

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    Deja View

    Playwright Brian Christopher Williams was terrified of Anita Bryant. Granted, a 69-year-old, twice-bankrupt former Miss America is the last person you'd expect would strike fear into anyone's heart.

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    Director's Cuts

    The name Martin Scorsese has become synonymous with great filmmaking. Ask any actor what director they dream of working with, and the name that pops up time and again is Scorsese—no first name necessary. In a career spanning more than 30 years, there isn't a genre he hasn ...

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    People Persons

    In the new movie Seeing Other People, Jay Mohr and Julianne Nicholson star as a happy couple, who, weeks before their wedding, decide to engage in an "experiment" in which they will sleep with other people. What might sound like the setup for a raunchy sex comedy ends up being ...

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    A Whole New World

    Peter Schneider is a high-achiever whose stellar showbiz credits appear to have resulted from a combination of extraordinary talent, drive, and—according to him—luck. He uses that word frequently in describing his career milestones. While good fortune possibly had a little bit to do with doors that opened for ...

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    Toronto Film Festival: A Talk with 'The Artist' Director (Video)

    One of the biggest hits on the festival circuit is "The Artist," which earned standing ovations at Cannes, Telluride, and Toronto. It's an actual silent movie, shot in black and white.

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    Scary Business

    Shakespeare did it. So did Molière and Harold Pinter, David Mamet and Sam Shepard. Even Tennessee Williams took his turn on the stage, late in his career. So it shouldn't surprise knowledgeable audiences at Houston's Alley Theatre that an actor they saw twice has returned—as a playwright.

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    Days of Her 'Week'

    On the big screen, Rosemarie DeWitt garnered critical praise for portraying the title role, a beleaguered daughter, in "Rachel Getting Married."