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Meryl Streep Hosts the NY Premiere of My Old Lady at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Along with Glenn Close, Meryl Streep hosted a premiere screening this week of Israel Horovitz' My Old Lady at MoMA. Her family in tow, husband Don Gummer and daughter Mamie, she was celebrating her pal Kevin Kline's lead performance in this charming romance set in Paris, as well as Horovitz' debut as filmmaker.

Mistakes Downton Abbey Did Not Make

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

My experience is that women sometimes are their own worst enemies. We are harder on ourselves than anyone around us. If you think you can't do it, you probably can't. Believe in yourself. You will succeed.

Maggie Smith: The Dowager Will Have To Die At Some Point

Posted 02.18.2013 | TV

On the night of the Season 3 finale of "Downton Abbey" in the US, Dame Maggie Smith sat down for a rare interview with "60 Minutes." While Smith admit...

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...

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Has Oscar Heat

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

At last a film celebrating the last years of life in blazing glory set in the joyful splendor of Udaipur, India. The writing is witty and quick, while the scenery is lush with an abundance of flowers in bold primary colors.

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.

10 Lessons From The Dowager Countess

Michelle Persad | Posted 04.18.2012 | Women

Dame Maggie Smith is not leaving "Downton Abbey," the show's producers announced yesterday. Everyone breathe. Although rumors were flying surround...

'Downton' Downer: Maggie Smith Leaving The 'Abbey' After Season 3?

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Is Dame Maggie Smith leaving "Downton Abbey?" According to The Daily Mail, Smith told "Downton" writer Julian Fellowes that she wants Season 3 to be h...

'The Fresh Prince Of Downton Abbey'

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

Who knew that when "Downton Abbey" met "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" the end result would be so amazing? It may have taken two seasons, but "Downton A...

Trouble In 'Downton': Will Maggie Smith Stay Or Go?

Posted 05.06.2012 | TV

Is there trouble ahead for PBS' hit period drama "Downton Abbey?" According to UK tabloid The Mirror, the show's feisty Dowager Countess, played by Da...

Why You Should Abandon Glee For Downton Abbey

Delia Lloyd | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
Delia Lloyd

I almost gave up on it after the first few episodes, but now I'm thoroughly addicted. Here are five reasons I'd recommend that you privilege Downton over Glee.