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  • The no longer ‘Clueless’ Alicia Silverstone makes her way to UCF

     
    She's still making movies, though at 34, she's not the hot Hollywood property she was when “Clueless,” Amy Heckerling's adorable updating of of Jane Austen's “Emma,” came out in the last century. Alicia Silverstone's profile...
  • The 'Bridesmaids' Effect: Isn't it time a woman got to direct a raunchy comedy?

     
    In corporate America, it's no longer a surprise to see a woman running a giant company like EBay or Hewlett-Packard. But in Hollywood, where actresses have far shorter careers than actors do, and it's accepted practice to pay male stars......
  • Around Town: Indiana Jones rides back into town

     
    Arclight Cinemas, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, asked filmgoers to choose classic movies for this month's ArcLight Presents. And they came up with some popular choices, including "Raiders of the Lost Ark."...
  • Will Hollywood ever top its Cinema Class of 1982?

     
    If I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,&#...
  • Meghan Daum: Breaking comedy's raunch barrier

    Meghan Daum: Breaking comedy's raunch barrier
    The results are in: "Bridesmaids," the much-hyped girl-raunch comedy touted as the long-awaited antidote to Judd Apatow's "bromance" phenomenon, opened way bigger than expected at the box office, thereby proving that women can be just as funny —...
  • "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson

    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson
    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen" Edited by Susannah Carson Random House, 320 pages, $15 This is a collection for both newcomers to the charms of Jane Austen and those long-time "Janeites," what Rudyard...
  • Nina Foch, actress and influential acting teacher, dies at 84

    Nina Foch, a veteran actress from Hollywood's film noir era of the 1940s who became a widely respected acting coach and teacher of directors, died Friday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 84. She died of complications from long-term...
  • Coming attractions directed by women

    Gray Matters Director: Sue Kramer, making her feature debut. The UCLA film school graduate also wrote the screenplay. Synopsis: Romantic comedy about a tightknit brother (Thomas Cavanagh) and sister (Heather Graham) who fall for the same woman. Release...
  • 'Clueless' sequel in the works?

    Alicia Silverstone may be "Clueless" again. Silverstone and "Clueless" director Amy Heckerling were recently overheard talking about the script for a sequel, according to Star magazine. Unfortunately, the magazine was short on details as far as plot,...
  • 'Remember the Daze'

    'Remember the Daze'
    If you swiped the most insipid dialogue of the teenage-angst movies of John Hughes and Kevin Smith and Amy Heckerling, you would still have a script -- and a movie -- far superior to the newest of the genre, "Remember the Daze." The feature film debut of...