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    oing out-and-out comedy, Patrick Stewart conveys

    oing out-and-out comedy, Patrick Stewart conveys the gripping gravitas he brings to his more dramatic turns. HBO's Extras' first season finale had Ricky Gervais' frustrated actor scoring face time with the man who brought Capt. Picard and X-Men's Professor X to life. Stewart got considerable comedic mileage playing ...

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    Cruise Hits, Runs for Rome for 'M:I-3' Press

    Tom Cruise made an eight-hour stopover in Rome at the world premiere of "Mission: Impossible III," greeting a modest sized but enthusiastic crowd.

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    Conn. Crix Circle Awards Turn 15

    Goodspeed Musicals and Long Wharf Theatre were the big winners when the Connecticut Critics Circle distributed its 15th annual awards at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury.

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    AFTRA Hits 70, Sees Open Road

    Shortly after being named national president of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in April, Roberta Reardon quoted Charles Darwin in an address to members: "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change." That Reardon ...

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    Rare Showing of 'Porgy and Bess' Film

    The Otto Preminger film adaptation of the operaPorgy and Bess, a movie that has been prevented from wide distribution since its initial release in 1959, will be screened twice at the Ziegfeld Theatre in Manhattan, Sept. 26 and 27 at 8 p.m.

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    Of all the day jobs associated with actors,

    Of all the day jobs associated with actors, perhaps the most common is waiter-bartender. In the early '60s, Dustin Hoffman hustled for tips in between TV and Off-Broadway jobs while sharing living space at various points with a furniture mover (Gene Hackman) and a part-time postal clerk (Robert Duvall). Two ...

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    Maybe in the entertainment industry it's a bit

    Maybe in the entertainment industry it's a bit idealistic to hope that body size won't impact an actor's ability to earn roles. But is it too much to assume that once a performer lands a role, he or she shouldn't lose the job over gaining a ...

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    Ambrosia

    An astonishingly talented trio of women, Christine Ashe, Lilli Birdsell, and Susan Dalian, play versions of their young selves and their aged grandmothers in this 70-minute tribute, beautifully directed by Julie Ariola.

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    'Borat' Getting World Premiere at Toronto Fest

    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat," in which he plays an outrageous Kazakhstani reporter, will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.