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  • Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater

    Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater
    Eight decades ago, audiences around the world flocked to see the remarkable stunts, supreme athleticism, swarthy good looks and boundless charm of Douglas Fairbanks in a series of lavish swashbuckling adventures including "The Mark of Zorro," " Robin...
  • The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether

    The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether
    Tonight's Oscar ceremony will be the 81st in the award's venerable history, and like people who've reached an advanced age, the institution has had a hard time getting respect in a contemporary culture that cares mightily about being up to the minute...
  • James Stewart: Celebrating his 100th birthday

    James Stewart: Celebrating his 100th birthday
    TO MILLIONS, James Stewart was Everyman. To Kelly Stewart, he was just Dad. "Dad was a very private person," she says, adding that her father never brought his work home with him. But she got her first inkling of his tremendous popularity at age 6,...
  • 'Elegy': Adaptation sands off Roth's rough edges

    "Elegy" is a curious example of misplaced good taste. Spanish-born director Isabel Coixet's film, adapted by Nicholas Meyer, recasts into softer, more palatable material the 2001 novella "The Dying Animal," the third in Philip Roth's stories driven by the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: ACMs still win night with lower ratings | ABC finds five hours for 'Lost' finale

     
    • The Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday won the night for CBS with 13.05 million tuning in to see Carrie Underwood keep her crown as entertainer of the year. With the other nets programming original fare this year, viewership was down 12% from...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: James Gandolfini back on TV? | 'Lost' finale supersized | Finalists for Student Oscars announced

     
    • James Gandolfini won three of his six Emmy bids for best actor in the drama series "The Sopranos," which signed off in 2007. Variety reports that the actor is now considering a return to TV with a Gotham-based remake of "Taxi 22," a Quebecois hit...
  • Selling the movies — Golden Trailer awards nominate Daybreakers, Alice, The Cove, This Is It

     
    TWe're exposed to so many movie trailers — on TV, in theaters, online — that it's a miracle that any of them stand out as really “selling” the movie. With so many films pre-sold, in terms of interest, which trailers make the...
  • Jennifer Bors, a Ringling (Sarasota) trained animator — wins an Oscar

     
    Ringling College of Arts and Design computer animation graduate Jennifer Bors won a student Oscar for her animated short Departure of Love. She was one of 13 student Academy Award winners from across America. Here's the link to see the animation. ...
  • Hollywood's deep-space science -- how warped is it?

     
    "Out of This World: The Science of Space Movies," 7:30 p.m. Thursday , Samuel Goldwyn Theater There's science and there's fiction and then there's science fiction. The space in between them -- or, more precisely, the outer space between them......
  • Oscar short-lists eight short docs

    Oscar short-lists eight short docs
    Eight short nonfiction films have been selected from a pool of 31 eligible contenders by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the 81st Academy Awards. Three to five of the shorts are eligible to earn Oscar nominations....
  • China to Miss out on 'Dark Knight'

    Variety Entertainment News Service Warner Bros. has decided to take a pass on releasing "The Dark Knight" in China. The studio, which has seen foreign grosses top $465 million for "Knight," made the disclosure in a statement Tuesday. "Based on a...
  • Movie review: Battle in Seattle -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Battle in Seattle is a docudrama that chokes to death on its good intentions. An all-star cast of socially committed actors chew through cheesy melodramatics, all in an effort to send a message. And all I could think about was that famous quote by...