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Shirley Knight, Adventurous Actress and Two-Time Oscar Nominee, Dies at 83

Shirley Knight, the daring actress and darling of Tennessee Williams who received Oscar nominations for her work in 'The Dark at the Top of the Stairs' and 'Sweet Bird of Youth,' has died. She was 83.

Critic’s Picks: A May To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Los Angeles cinephiles can treat their Cannes envy this month with a variety of options, including James Dean classics, a tribute to late German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, and works by…

An April To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Among highlights on the Los Angeles retrospective and revival scene this month are a timely series of films about refugees, a run of modern French classics and screenings of favorites from Paul…

A November To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Cure that election hangover with a Cassavetes classic, a Warren Beatty-starring sex comedy or a sense-cleansing Andy Warhol audiovisual installation.

Vivian Nathan, Original Member of The Actors Studio, Dies at 98

She appeared in the original Broadway productions of Tennessee Williams' 'The Rose Tattoo' and 'Camino Real' and played Jane Fonda's psychiatrist in 'Klute.'

Oscars: When Politics Takes the Podium at the Academy Awards

Because not everybody believes that controversy is a dirty word.

Don Keefer, Who Was Turned Into a Jack-in-the-Box on ‘The Twilight Zone,’ Dies at 98

The actor was in 'Caine Mutiny,' 'Sleeper' and the original 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’: Theater Review

Former "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson brings damaged diva Blanche DuBois full circle in this stylish Tennessee Williams revival, which also stars Ben Foster

Elia Kazan’s Private Letters: Sleeping With Marilyn, Chastising Beatty and Discovering Newman

An excerpt from a new book of the director's correspondence reveals his infidelities, fights with censors and true feelings about Brando, Dean and other stars.

Elia Kazan’s Private Letters: Marilyn Monroe Affair Detailed

"I'm not sorry about it," Kazan wrote in a 1955 letter to his wife which offers an intimate view of not only their relationship but also the actress' marriage to Joe DiMaggio.

Elia Kazan’s Private Letters: Warren Beatty Chastised for Diva Behavior

"It's very regrettable that so many people think of you as a special problem," Kazan wrote to the "Splender in the Grass" star in 1963.

Elia Kazan’s Private Letters: James Dean ‘Has Balls’

The actor also had 'eccentricity' and a 'real problem' somewhere in his guts," the director wrote in 1954 about his casting of the star.