The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" The Iron Lady Directed by Phyllida LloydWritten by Abi Morgan Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Richard E. Grant Run Time: 105 minutes Rated: PG-13 http://www.theironladymovie.co.uk/blog/ Yes, it's possible to  ...

Downton Abbey, Season 2, PBS

‘Downton Abbey’: Season 2 on PBS Masterpiece Classic Written and created by Julian FellowesDirected by Ashley Pearce, Brian Kelly, Andy Goddard, James Strong and Brian PercivalStarring: Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan StevensMasterpiece on PBS stations,  ...

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Ray (left) and Charles Eames photographing a model for their "Mathematica" exhibitionPhoto © 2011 Eames Office LLC ‘Eames: The Architect and the Painter’ Produced by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey Written by Jason Cohn Narrated by James Franco  ...

Hugo

‘Hugo’ Directed by Martin ScorseseScreenplay by John Logan, adapted from the Brian Selznick's book, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret"Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron CohenOriginal music by Howard ShoreRunning time: 127 minutesMPAA rating: PG  ...

Woody Allen: A Documentary, PBS

‘Woody Allen: A Documentary’ Two-part documentary on American Masters, PBSWritten and directed by Robert WeideInterviewees include Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Scarlett Johansson, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn, Chris Rock, Owen Wilson, Leonard Maltin, Letty Aronson (sister/producer), Marshall Brickman (co-writer),  ...

Masters of Venice, SF

"Allegory of Mars, Venus and Cupid," by Paris Paschalinus Bordone, ca. 1560, oil on canvasPicture courtesy of the deYoung Museum Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power from Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum de Young Museum, San  ...

Page Eight, PBS

'Page Eight,' PBS Masterpiece Contemporary Written and Directed by Sir David HareStarring Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Judy Davis, Felicity JonesSunday, Nov. 6, 2011, 9–11 p.m. ET/PTPBS, Masterpiece Contemporary “Page Eight” is a contemporary spy  ...

Pissarro’s People, SF

"Jeanne Pissarro, Called Minette, Sitting in the Garden, Pontoise"Oil on canvas, circa 1872. Private collection.Image © 2011 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 'Pissarro’s People' Paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media and gouaches by Camille PissarroLegion of Honor, San Francisco  ...

Prohibition, PBS

'Prohibition' Documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Written by Geoffrey C. Ward Narrated by Peter Coyote Voices include Adam Arkin, Phillip Bosco, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Conway, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L.  ...