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  • Wallace Shawn and Bruce Wagner face off at the Hammer

     
    Though not exactly as fraught with tension as the East Coast-West Coast rivalries that defined hip-hop culture a few years ago, on Wednesday the Hammer Museum's Hammer Conversations series offers up two men of words who have in many ways come to represent...
  • Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes headed for Broadway in 'Promises, Promises'

     
    Confirming rumors that have been circulating on Broadway during the last two weeks, producers said today that Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes will star in a revival of the musical "Promises, Promises," set to open April 25. The musical, which......
  • 'Californication': Hank, meet consequence

     
    The score card from Sunday night’s “Californication” will show that there were three naked ladies, a threesome involving Rick Springfield and a house fire that had to be extinguished by David Duchovny, who was wearing a kimono. But what ma...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Coraline' leads Annie noms | DGA lifetime kudo to Norman Jewison | Sandra Bullock saluted by Santa Barbara filmfest

     
    • Brad Brevet comments on today's announcement of nominations for the 37th annual Annie Awards, noting, "Focus Features' 'Coraline' topped the list of feature nominees with 10, with Pixar's 'Up' following with nine and Disney's 'Princess and the Frog'...
  • 'Big Love': Making contact

     
    Sometimes, all it takes is a little connection to get things moving. Characters came together throughout this episode, titled “Strange Bedfellows” — some for the better, and some for the worse, but all of which set forward a nice, exciting...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: Patti helps an entrepenuer on 'The Millionaire Matchmaker'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 24 - 30, in PDF format This week's TV Movies MAKE ME A MATCH: Patti Stanger helps a man who embodies "the feminization of the American male," on "The......
  • Odds of Hollywood finally making a 'Catcher in the Rye' movie: Less than zero

     
    Hollywood never had a chance to make a movie out of J.D. Salinger's delightful "The Catcher in the Rye," though it wasn't for lack of trying. Over the years, everyone gave it a shot -- Sam Goldwyn, Billy Wilder, even......
  • Are the Oscars ready to swap their stuffed shirt for a shapely thong?

     
    The best thing that you can say about today's Oscar best picture nominations is that, thanks to "Avatar," millions of casual American moviegoers--the kind of folks who load up on popcorn and candy, bring a carload of kids and wouldn't......
  • Actor Peter Graves found dead at his home in Pacific Palisades

     
    Actor Peter Graves was found dead Sunday at his home in Pacific Palisades, according to law enforcement sources. Graves, who stared in "Mission: Impossible," "Airplane!" and Billy Wilder's "Stalag 17"--apparently died of natural causes, the sources said....
  • Flux Screening Series kicks off third season with OK Go, Liars and more

     
    Liars' "Scissor" from A Bruntel on Vimeo. You've no doubt heard a lot about OK Go's elaborate video starring a paint-splattering Rube Goldberg machine that puts the treadmills from "Here It Goes Again" to shame. If you haven't watched it......
  • Hugh Hefner introduces 'The Maltese Falcon' at the Hammer Museum

     
    To be in the company of Hugh Hefner usually requires a soul-crushing casting call or scaling a mansion wall. But here you can enjoy the pajama-clad mogul in the flesh as he introduces his favorite Bogart film, "The Maltese Falcon." Perhaps this...
  • The Right Direction

    THE BEGINNING... SM: So you started acting at six on The Andy Griffith Show. Your dad, Rance, was also an actor. RH: My dad was a good teacher. He’d never been to Strasberg, but he’d taken enough classes to understand the fundamentals—just to listen and...