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  • Sammi Kane Kraft dies at 20; acted in 'Bad News Bears' remake

    Sammi Kane Kraft dies at 20; acted in 'Bad News Bears' remake
    Sammi Kane Kraft, whose real-life baseball skills landed her the role of the pitching ace in the only film she ever made, 2005's "Bad News Bears," died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles. She was 20. She was a passenger in an Audi that was...
  • Power couple Jane Fonda and Richard Perry vote with their feet

    Just in time for the elections, actress and political activist Jane Fonda and music producer Richard Perry have sold their house in Hollywood Hills West for $8.5 million. The traditional-style home was built in 1942 for actor Ronald Reagan and his...
  • Ron White's Moral Compass Tour Comes to Storrs on Oct. 26

    Ron White's Moral Compass Tour Comes to Storrs on Oct. 26
    Some comedians never make the transition to movie acting, nor do they need to. Between highly rated Comedy Central specials, CD, DVD and book sales and sold-out shows, Ron "Tater Salad" White has remained one of the most successful comedians on the planet...
  • Kinky Friedman talks politics, music, mysteries, culture and Irish martyrs

    Kinky Friedman talks politics, music, mysteries, culture and Irish martyrs
    Kinky Friedman, The Bipolar Tour June 19, Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com; June 20, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com   The first thing you should know about Kinky...
  • Other venues: 'Forrest Gump,' 'The Terminator' and 'The Man Who Wasn't There'

    BACinema Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. 773-445-3838 beverlyartcenter.org *"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates: Guy meets 'Girls'

    Last Sunday, "Girls," HBO's much-talked-about comedy, debuted its second season. I should qualify that "much-talked-about" description, since "Girls" is really only a major discussion point among young liberal urbanites around the country. It's in matters...
  • Big-screen blind spot: 'Indecent Proposal'

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Indecent Proposal'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: Until now, I had never seen...
  • A look at the nine nominees

    The Irvine International Film Festival has nine Oscar-nominated short films on its program this year. As Oscar movies go, they're the most obscure — but are they any good? Features Editor Michael Miller reviewed each of the nominated films, rating...
  • Christmas quiz tests your holiday knowledge

    Christmas quiz tests your holiday knowledge
    I've written this 15th annual Holiday Quiz column in advance and buried a copy in a sealed container. This way, if civilization is wiped out by the Mayan Apocalypse, future space explorers may be able to dig it up and discover how remarkably intelligent...
  • Lisa Blount dies at 53; actress starred in 'An Officer and a Gentleman'

    Lisa Blount dies at 53; actress starred in 'An Officer and a Gentleman'
    Lisa Blount, who played Debra Winger's best friend in the 1982 movie "An Officer and a Gentleman" and later shared an Academy Award as executive producer of the live-action short film "The Accountant," was found dead in her home in Little Rock, Ark., on...
  • Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton reunite...for a book

     
    Jolie will write the forward on Thornton's forthcoming memoir....
  • Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie headed for big-screen reunion?

     
    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are reportedly headed for a big-screen reunion, and why shouldn't they be? The last time these two worked on a film, the celeb-sphere was forever changed. The film that might bring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt back together...