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  • 'Conviction' premiere: Hilary Swank, Minnie Driver and the real women who inspired their characters

     
    Hollywood's spotlight hit the real-life tale of "Conviction" on Monday as the film premiered at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. On hand from the cast were Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Juliette Lewis, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo and Bailee......
  • This week: Taylor Swift, Rod Stewart on ‘Dancing With the Stars’; ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ on TCM; Gilda Radner on ‘Women of SNL’

     
    Election Night will revamp the Tuesday schedule. “The Biggest Loser” will be just an hour. “NCIS” and “Glee” will be repeats. “Dancing With the Stars” shifts to 8 p.m. and expands to 90 minutes. “...
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...
  • Indie film 'Mao's Last Dancer' has impressive legs

     
    Critics mostly thought that the movie "Mao's Last Dancer" had two left feet. But thanks to word of mouth and a steady stream of ticket buyers, this Australian movie about a Chinese ballet dancer is proving to have a sturdy......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 27, 1940

     
    Nov. 27, 1940 – Jimmie Fidler says: Wot's this about Samuel Goldwyn mulling plans to produce in South America, figuring films can be made as well AND MUCH CHEAPER down there?...
  • 'True Grit's' academy debut: Guess who didn't get any applause?

     
    There's nothing like going to the motion picture academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater to see a big awards season film, as I did last night to catch the fancy-dress opening of the Coen brothers' "True Grit." Tiptoeing into the theater, with......
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • 'The Kennedys' miniseries premiere: Greg Kinnear, Katie Holmes toast political royalty

     
    Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, Greg Kinnear premiered the Reelz Channel min-series "The Kennedys" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. "The Kennedys" will premiere on television April 3....
  • Movie Review: There Be Dragons

     
    The last time we took any note of Roland Joffe, the director of “The Mission” and “The Killing Fields,” it was through his take on the ugly genre “torture porn” titled “Captivity” back in 2007. To be fair,...
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • Movie Review: Bloodworth

     
    Drawled words and phrases roll off the tongue like backwoods Shakespeare in “Bloodworth,” the second feature film to be made from a book by Southern Gothic novelist William Gay. And like “That Evening Sun,” there's a languorous,...
  • Coming Attractions: Silent Movies!

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting Summer of Silents, nine selections chosen from movies that were awarded Photoplay magazine’s Medal of Honor. Except for “The General,” the films will be shown on Monday nights...