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  • 'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food

    'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food
    Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world. Indeed, the...
  • ‘Dark Knight Rises’: Tom Hardy, a Brando for Blu-ray era?

     
    British actor Tom Hardy has been able to dream bigger since he delivered a memorably roguish performance in ”Inception” — but that ......
  • TCM remembers Andy Griffith, Larry Hagman, Ernest Borgnine

     
    TCM has released its classy “TCM Remembers” video that honors people who've died in the closing year. The tribute features writers (Ray Bradbury, Gore Vidal), singers (Andy Williams, Davy Jones, Whitney Houston), a comedian (Phyllis Diller), a...
  • Scarlett Johansson, Benjamin Walker set for 'Cat' revival

    Scarlett Johansson, Benjamin Walker set for 'Cat' revival
    Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker are officially set to get all hot and bothered in the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." The actors will play Maggie and Brick in a new production that is expected to open Jan....
  • Commentary: Oscars overlooked those who passed

    For what it's worth, the following are my thoughts on what transpired on Oscar night. The common enemy for everything that is included on Oscar night is time. In that inclusion are such items as any and all jokes, whether good or not, all singing and...
  • Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen

    Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen
    A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces. The veteran actor, who died...
  • Actor Ben Gazzara dead at 81

     
    Gazzara won an Emmy in 2003 for his role in the TV movie "Hysterical Blindness."...
  • Ben Gazzara, 81, leaves a rich, gruff legacy in theater and film

     
    Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in......
  • Dancer and actress Zina Bethune, 66, dies; founded TheaterDanse

     
    Zina Bethune, the dancer, actress and advocate for disabled children, has died at 66....
  • Jamaa Fanaka, 'Penitentiary' filmmaker, dies at 69

     
    Jamaa Fanaka, who emerged as a dynamic young black filmmaker with his gritty 1979 independent film “Penitentiary” and later made headlines with his legal battles alleging widespread discrimination against minorities in the film and...
  • Around town: Malcolm McDowell's film legacy

     
    Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the...
  • Actor Erland Josephson, frequent Bergman collaborator, dies at 88

     
    Erland Josephson, the noted Swedish stage and screen actor who collaborated frequently with Ingmar Bergman in both mediums, has died at 88....