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Stories with person: Helen Mirren
  • 'Trumbo' resurrects Hollywood's darkest chapter 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 3:29 pm

    NEW YORK - The subpoena came like a death sentence.

  • Review: Cranston commands as blacklisted writer in 'Trumbo' 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 9:42 am

    Sitting in a bathtub with a pen in one hand and glass of whiskey in the other, a long cigarette holder dangling beneath his wiry moustache, Dalton Trumbo wrote countless Hollywood screenplays. From B-movies to Oscar winners, he remained prolific throughout his career, even during the 13 years he was blacklisted by the movie business for being a communist. He went to prison for holding fast to his ideals - that Americans have the right to believe as they please without retribution from the government - and upon his release, he worked constantly and defiantly, but at significant personal and professional cost.

  • Tim Pigott-Smith on playing a royal onstage and meeting 1 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 10:20 am

    NEW YORK - Last season, Broadway got a play about Queen Elizabeth II. This season, it's her son's turn.