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Viewers React To The Return Of 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

The "Downton Abbey" season premiere was full of drama, one-liners, indoor picnics, weddings and money woes. But what did viewers think of Season 3...

Television Review: Downton Abbey, the Middle Class and America

Caryn James | Posted 03.05.2013 | TV
Caryn James

I will say there is more than one wedding, more than one birth, more than one death, and eventually even a madwoman in the attic (not necessarily Downton's attic).

Movie Review: Quartet

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Quartet is harmless, a mild blend of comedy and sentiment, heavy on the sentiment and, unfortunately, far too light on the comedy.

Recognize This 'Downton Abbey' Star?

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 12.27.2012 | Style

You may know Maggie Smith best as the charmingly haughty Lady Grantham on "Downton Abbey," but the British actress has been in the biz for more than 6...

Hayden Panettiere Nominated For Golden Globe

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

Hayden Panettiere is nominated for her first Golden Globe award. The surprising nominee and "Nashville" star will go up against some stiff competi...

Nominees For Best Supporting TV Actress At The Golden Globes Are ...

Posted 01.12.2013 | TV

The Best Supporting Actress nominees for a series, miniseries and made-for-TV movie have been announced for the 2013 Golden Globe Awards and include H...

Quartet: Dustin Hoffman as Breakthrough Director

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Fresh from Kennedy Center Honors, the actor Dustin Hoffman was promoting his new movie, Quartet, his directorial debut. At a Q&A following a screening last week, the Academy Award-winning actor noted the relationship between acting and directing.

David Beckham -- A Role in Downton Abbey?

Alan Black | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports
Alan Black

Now that David Beckham has played his last act in an American soccer role, what is next for the Englishman abroad? Having spent the last five years in...

FACE IT: A Role Model Is What? Who?

Michele Willens | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women
Michele Willens

So what exactly is a role model? Is it someone we relate to, someone we aspire to be, someone we just greatly admire?

Maggie Smith Wins Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Emmy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Maggie Smith won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy for "Downton Abbey" at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Smith out beat o...

Why Maggie Smith Blew Christine Baranski's Mind

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

Christine Baranski is up for third Emmy for "The Good Wife," her tenth nomination overall. But this time, she's competing with "Downton Abbey's" Dame ...

Maggie Smith Knows Why You Love Her

Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

Maggie Smith knows why you love her and she seems OK with it. While speaking with TheStar.com, Smith said "Downton Abbey" is the reason she's so hot r...

WATCH: The Best Frenemies Of 'Downton Abbey' Have At It

Posted 08.23.2012 | TV

Just call the Dowager Countess and Martha Levinson the best frenemies of 1920. In this new "Downton Abbey" Season 3 clip, Martha (Shirley MacLaine...

'Downton Abbey' Teaser: Maggie Smith Vs. Shirley MacLaine!

Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" fans counting down the days until Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess goes head-to-head with newly-cast American import Shirley MacLaine: ...

Crystal Bell

'Downton Abbey's' Joanne Froggatt On Season 3, Her Emmy Nod & More!

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

Of all of the couples on "Downton Abbey," Anna Smith (Joanne Froggatt) and Mr. Bates (Brendan Coyle) are most likely to have a fan-made "We Found Love...

WATCH: 'Downton Abbey' Season 3 Footage

Posted 08.14.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" Season 3 will be ripe with drama according to this new video. Though it doesn't appear to be an official trailer, the Season 3 foot...

'Downton Abbey' Ending In Sight?

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" isn't ending just yet, but producers have a vision of when the finale will be. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, pro...

Maggie Furlong

'Downton Abbey' Cleans Up In Emmys Acting Categories

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" has had quite a banner day today. Not only did the PBS Masterpiece series get an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Drama, as expected, ...

Shirley MacLaine Reveals 'Downton Abbey' Details

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" is getting a dose of Long Island when Shirley MacLaine crosses the pond for Season 3 of the hit period drama. In a new interview with ...

The Greying of America

Warren Adler | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

The success of the movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel may yet prove to be the watershed moment when the movie industry gets the message that ignoring people over 60 is a profound marketing mistake, not only for the film business but for "everything."

ReThink Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- An Avenger-less Choice for Mother's Day

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The greatest risk of a movie like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel would be the one-dimensional fetishizing of the country, where India is held up as a magical bazaar. Thankfully, the movie doesn't do that.

Cousin Isobel: Shirley MacLaine Is 'Marvelous' On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" star Penelope Wilton had kind words for her new co-star Shirley MacLaine. While speaking to Vulture, Wilton had nothing but praise for...

Movie Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- For the Elderly and Beautiful

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Participant's mission with The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is to stimulate seniors to continued lives of adventure and contribution. As someone old enough for Medicare, I am all for that.

Movie review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the kind of movie they seldom make anymore -- except in England. When they try to do it in America, you wind up with something like Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve -- or worse.

Shirley MacLaine Gets Her Mean On in Bernie

Alex Simon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Shirley MacLaine sat down recently to discuss her latest cinematic outing, as well as a host of other subjects befitting one of Hollywood's great eclectic personalities. Here's what transpired.