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  • This Oct. 15, 2013 file photo shows actor Toby Stephens posing for a portrait to promote his upcoming series "Black Sails," in New York. The series starring Stephens, the son of actress Maggie Smith, premieres on Saturday, Jan. 25. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

    'Black Sails' star not worried about mom's review

    Toby Stephens may be concerned about reviews of his portrayal of Captain Flint in the Starz's series "Black Sails." There is, however, one viewer he's not worried about - his mother, actress Maggie Smith.

  • Maggie Smith: I haven't seen 'Downton'

    Millions of people have watched Maggie Smith on "Downton Abbey." But she's not one of them.

  • British actor Hugh Bonneville, who portrays the patriarchal Lord Grantham in the popular PBS series "Downton Abbey," is pictured in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

    Hugh Bonneville: British actor presides over 'Downton Abbey' season finale

    The third season of "Downton Abbey" ends this Sunday with a bang. Exactly what that bang is, we're not going to say, in deference to the maybe half-dozen "Downton" fans who still don't know the shocking truth.

  • Hugh Bonneville presides on 'Downton Abbey' finale

    The third season of "Downton Abbey" ends this Sunday with a bang.

  • Dustin Hoffman directed "Quartet," a lighthearted movie with a breezy plot that showcases the talents of its stars, including (from left) Billy Connolly, Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins.

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Quartet'

    Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut is a gentle, lighthearted movie that works as a vehicle to showcase the considerable talents of its aging stars.

  • Review: 'Quartet' has a winning, classy charm

    Dustin Hoffman's directing bow at 75 finds a perfect match in the well-heeled subject of "Quartet," a charming tale of aging musicians whose passion for life continues undiminished in a stately English manor filled with humor, caring and of course great music. This optimistic fairy tale about aging and the continuing possibilities it offers for emotional satisfaction should strike the fancy of older audiences who turned the British indie "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" into a breakout hit released around the world. Leading a cast of real-life musical veterans, Maggie Smith and Tom Courtenay put the stamp of quality on a lush-looking production, albeit one that adheres to genre rules with an iron grip.

  • 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globes with 7 nominations

    Steven Spielberg's Civil War epic "Lincoln" led the Golden Globes on Thursday with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

  • Maggie Smith wins best supporting actress Emmy

    Maggie Smith of "Downton Abbey" wins the Emmy Award for best supporting actress in a drama series.

  • This undated handout photo provided by the Kennedy Center and CBS News shows David Letterman in New York. (AP Photo/John Paul Filo, CBS)

    Led Zeppelin, Hoffman, Letterman on Kennedy Center’s Top 7 list

    Years after playing a Washington newspaper reporter, Dustin Hoffman is returning to the nation's capital to share an honor with David Letterman — who appears surprised at how culturally important his Top 10 lists have been.

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