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Samuel Goldwyn

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  • First look: 'Extraordinary Measures' has less than ordinary start, 'Avatar' not slowing

     
    The No. 1 broadcast network got a lesson in big screen disappointment this weekend. "Extraordinary Measures," the first release from CBS Films, debuted to an anemic $7 million, according to a studio estimate. "Avatar," meanwhile, once again dominated...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Anne Hathaway on Oscar duty | 'Avatar' lags in all-time ticket sales | Updates on Oscar winners

     
    • Anne Hathaway -- who heard her name announced as a best actress contender last year for "Rachel Getting Married" -- will be joining academy president Tom Sherak at the podium next Tuesday to read off this year's roster of Oscar nominees. As per the...
  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Update: As many people guessed, this is Anna Sten, above, in a 1932 publicity photo. Anna Sten; Actress Imported by Goldwyn Tuesday November 16, 1993 By MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER Anna Sten, the exotic and beautiful...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Hurt Locker' accuracy questioned | Sandra Bullock vs. Meryl Streep

     
    • After acknowledging he is not a film critic, Paul Rieckhoff, executive director and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), writes in a guest column for Newsweek: "As a voice of the new veterans' movement, and of thousands of...
  • 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...
  • Here's a look at movies coming out in 2009

    By ROGER MOORE Sentinel movie critic Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice. Feb. 6 Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...
  • Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility

    Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility
    Jean Simmons, a radiant British actress who as a teenager appeared opposite Laurence Olivier in "Hamlet" and emerged a star whose career flourished in the 1950s and 1960s in such films as "Guys and Dolls, "Elmer Gantry" and "Spartacus," has died. She...
  • "Guys and Dolls" Actress Jean Simmons Dies at 80

    "Guys and Dolls" Actress Jean Simmons Dies at 80
    LOS ANGELES --Jean Simmons, whose ethereal screen presence and starring roles with Hollywood's top actors made her a mid-century film icon, has died at age 80. The actress, who sang with Marlon Brando in "Guys and Dolls;" costarred with Gregory Peck,...
  • 1940s film star Virginia Mayo dies at 84

    Virginia Mayo, the beautiful blond who rose to movie stardom in the 1940s in comedies opposite Bob Hope and Danny Kaye and had memorable dramatic turns with James Cagney in "White Heat" and Dana Andrews in "The Best Years of Our Lives," died Monday. She...
  • 'Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War'

    'Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War'
    If Americans think of the Korean War at all, it's often as a kind of half-forgotten placeholder between World War II and Vietnam, two armed struggles with much more active and vocal constituencies. In Korea itself, obviously, the view is very different....
  • Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77

    Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77
    Lucille Ball, the leggy showgirl, model and B-grade movie queen whose pumpkin hair and genius for comedy made her an icon of television, died early Wednesday, a week after undergoing emergency heart surgery. The co-creator and star of " I Love Lucy," a...