Shows can outlive their stars, but not all of them should - The Boston Globe

November 22, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Boston Globe

Shows can outlive their stars, but not all of them should
The Boston Globe
While the growing sense of freedom to voice claims of mistreatment by powerful men is new, actors leaving shows mid-run is not. There is a long history of Shows Interrupted, some due to death (Cory Monteith of “Glee,” John Ritter of “8 Simple Rules ...

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Movies Out Thanksgiving Weekend: 'Darkest Hour,' 'Coco' And More - Patch.com

November 22, 2017 - 5:53pm

Patch.com

Movies Out Thanksgiving Weekend: 'Darkest Hour,' 'Coco' And More
Patch.com
Christopher Plummer (L) and Dan Stevens attend 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' New York screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 12 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images). "The Man Who Invented Christmas" — Dan Stevens ...

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3 movies open the day before Thanksgiving; plus 2 more on Nov. 24 - Seattle Times

November 22, 2017 - 2:06pm

Seattle Times

3 movies open the day before Thanksgiving; plus 2 more on Nov. 24
Seattle Times
Dan Stevens plays Dickens, a man at a crossroads in 1843: Suddenly, staring into the abyss of a blank page, he has an inspiration: A book about Christmas! For a title, he suggests “Humbug: A Miser's Lament”; the ... “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (PG-13; 122 ...

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What you need to know for Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Tampabay.com

November 22, 2017 - 10:03am

Tampabay.com

What you need to know for Wednesday, Nov. 22
Tampabay.com
The singer and actor died in Fort Lauderdale after being hospitalized for multiple organ failure, including his liver and kidneys. His death was confirmed by Jo-Ann Geffen. The singer had also suffered from ... For a different take on Christmas, read ...

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Movies to see this holiday season: 'Justice League,' 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' 'Coco' and more - Neviewpoint

November 21, 2017 - 8:26pm

Neviewpoint

Movies to see this holiday season: 'Justice League,' 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' 'Coco' and more
Neviewpoint
In a last-minute move by director Ridley Scott, Kevin Spacey's performance as oil tycoon John Paul Getty will be removed from the film due to recent sexual assault allegations against the actor. Spacey is being ... With Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer.

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Ignored or sexualized: How Hollywood is failing women - Deseret News

November 21, 2017 - 6:29pm

Deseret News

Ignored or sexualized: How Hollywood is failing women
Deseret News
Over the past 10 years, Hollywood's top films have shown more than 40 percent of young women in "sexy attire" and 35 percent with some nudity, while almost 61 percent of female actors were thin — all percentages that dwarf the number of fit, naked or ...

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How Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Changed the Way the Holiday Is Celebrated - TIME

November 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

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How Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Changed the Way the Holiday Is Celebrated
TIME
In a world in which Christmas is widely celebrated as the most wonderful time of the year, the new movie The Man Who Invented Christmas, out Wednesday, might seem to be pure fantasy. The story, which centers around the journey that led English author ...
Dan Stevens stars in uneven 'The Man Who Invented Christmas': Reviewcleveland.com
Dan Stevens says The Man Who Invented Christmas takes Dickens 'off the pedestal'EW.com (blog)
'The Man Who Invented Christmas' is a stale retreadKSDK
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How Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Changed the Way the Holiday Is Celebrated - TIME

November 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

Entertainment Tonight

How Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Changed the Way the Holiday Is Celebrated
TIME
In a world in which Christmas is widely celebrated as the most wonderful time of the year, the new movie The Man Who Invented Christmas, out Wednesday, might seem to be pure fantasy. The story, which centers around the journey that led English author ...
Dan Stevens on 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' and a 'Beauty and the Beast' Sequel (Exclusive)Entertainment Tonight
Dan Stevens stars in uneven 'The Man Who Invented Christmas': Reviewcleveland.com
'The Man Who Invented Christmas' looks at the birth of 'A Christmas Carol'Washington Post
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With the Golden Globes' recent respectability, don't expect any surprises in the nominations - Los Angeles Times

November 21, 2017 - 2:01pm

Los Angeles Times

With the Golden Globes' recent respectability, don't expect any surprises in the nominations
Los Angeles Times
ACTOR, MUSICAL/COMEDY. James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”. Kumail Nanjiani, “The Big Sick”. Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”. Hugh Jackman, “The Greatest Showman”. Steve Carell, “Battle of the Sexes”. On the cusp: Matt Damon, “Downsizing”; Dan Stevens, ...

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Christopher Plummer on playing Scrooge, staying busy and avoiding the pitfalls of fame - Toronto Sun

November 20, 2017 - 4:38pm

Toronto Sun

Christopher Plummer on playing Scrooge, staying busy and avoiding the pitfalls of fame
Toronto Sun
Dickens (Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens) is coming off three failed books in a row. He struggles with debt, family issues and writer's block as he pulls together a new book; in his creative process, the characters come alive and invade the author's space, ...

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'The Man Who Invented Christmas' looks at the birth of 'A Christmas Carol' - Washington Post

November 20, 2017 - 2:17pm

Washington Post

'The Man Who Invented Christmas' looks at the birth of 'A Christmas Carol'
Washington Post
God has blessed us, every one, with Dan Stevens, who inhabits the character of Dickens beautifully. As the British actor demonstrated in “Downton Abbey” — and in the role of the spellbound manimal in this year's live-action “Beauty and the Beast” ...
'Man Who Invented Christmas' Dickens of a good timeGreensboro News & Record
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Review: The Man Who Invented Christmas Is Enchanted Story Behind the Story of 'A Christmas Carol'Parade
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Dwayne Johnson's daughter Simone is the first Golden Globe Ambassador - GMA News

November 19, 2017 - 6:33am

GMA News

Dwayne Johnson's daughter Simone is the first Golden Globe Ambassador
GMA News
Los Angeles — Statuesque and lovely Simone Garcia Johnson, daughter of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and film producer Dany Garcia, was chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) as the 2018 Golden Globe Ambassador for the ...

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Charles Dickens' Christian Values at Heart of 'The Man Who Invented Christmas,' Director Says - Christian Post

November 17, 2017 - 10:36pm

Christian Post

Charles Dickens' Christian Values at Heart of 'The Man Who Invented Christmas,' Director Says
Christian Post
In "The Man Who Invented Christmas," actor Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey" and "Beauty and The Beast") transforms into Dickens, a man who is literally haunted by his past, present and future. The film is based off of Dickens' real life story as told by ...

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'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition' debuts in New York City - Los Angeles Times

November 17, 2017 - 7:10pm

'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition' debuts in New York City
Los Angeles Times
Downton Abbey may have be off the air for more than two years, with its actors moving on to other TV shows (see: Michelle Dockery's Bad Behavior) and Broadway (Elizabeth McGovern in Time and the Conways), but for those who planned their Sunday nights ...

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Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' - Yahoo News

November 17, 2017 - 1:55pm

Yahoo News

Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'
Yahoo News
Up until recently, everything that Dan Stevens knew about Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, he learned from the Muppets. The British actor was 10 years old when The Muppet Christmas Carol — the first Muppet feature made in the wake of Jim Henson's ...

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Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' - Yahoo News

November 17, 2017 - 1:55pm

Yahoo News

Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'
Yahoo News
Up until recently, everything that Dan Stevens knew about Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, he learned from the Muppets. The British actor was 10 years old when The Muppet Christmas Carol — the first Muppet feature made in the wake of Jim Henson's ...
Charles Dickens' Christian Values at Heart of 'The Man Who Invented Christmas,' Director SaysChristian Post
From page to screen, the spirit of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' is a perennial favorite of the seasonLos Angeles Times

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Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' - Yahoo Entertainment

November 17, 2017 - 1:52pm

Yahoo Entertainment

Dan Stevens on channeling Dickens (and shedding his 'Beast' wig) for 'The Man Who Invented Christmas'
Yahoo Entertainment
Up until recently, everything that Dan Stevens knew about Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, he learned from the Muppets. The British actor was 10 years old when The Muppet Christmas Carol — the first Muppet feature made in the wake of Jim Henson's ...

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