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Charles Martin Smith

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  • Whale of a Time at 'Dolphin Tale 2' Premiere

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When the original "Dolphin Tale" was released in 2011, no one dreamt there would ever be a sequel for a simple reason: The movie was based on a true story. "When the idea of a sequel was brought up, I was skeptical," said...
  • Bethany Hamilton Joins 'Dolphin Tale 2′

    Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton will portray herself in Alcon Entertainment's family feature, "Dolphin Tale 2." Hamilton, the inspiration for the movie "Soul Surfer," was bitten by a 14-foot tiger shark at the age of 13 while surfing off Kauai's...
  • Oscars Outdoors goes back to the drive-in with 'American Graffiti'

     Oscars Outdoors goes back to the drive-in with 'American Graffiti'
    Where were you in the summer of '73? Like a lot of Americans, you might have been in a theater or drive-in movie basking in the nostalgic glow of "American Graffiti." George Lucas' enduring and endearing coming-of-age-story set during the course of...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Dolphin Tale adds Kris Kristofferson

     
    Kris Kristofferson has joined the cast of the family-friendly drama “Dolphin Tale” which Alcon is filming over in Clearwater, with Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Harry Connick Jr. Kristofferson, 74, will play the father of the Connick...
  • Set visit today — “Dolphin Tale”

     
    Headed over today to the Clearwater set of the new kid-friendly movie about Winter the Dolphin, how he came to be rescued and re-habbed with a prosthetic tale and have a new home in the Clearwater Aquarium. Harry Connick Jr. is among the stars of this...
  • A visit to “Dolphin Tale” – the 3D movie filming in Clearwater

     
    I dropped by the Clearwater Aquarium to watch a bit of the filming on Alcon/Warner Bros. production, “Dolphin Tale,” a fall 2011 family film shooting there through Dec. 10. It's a fictionalized account of the plucky little dolphin Winter,...
  • ‘American Graffiti,’ new special edition on BluRay

     
    It had been so long since I'd seen George Lucas' breakthrough film “American Graffiti” I had forgotten Harrison Ford sings in it. He's picked up “Ronny” Howard's character's girlfriend (Cindy Williams) in his Chevy hot rod, and...
  • Movie Review: Dolphin Tale

     
    The story of how Winter, a New Smyrna Beach dolphin, lost her tail and became the star attraction of the Clearwater Aquarium becomes an adorable kids' film in “Dolphin Tale.” No, this isn't how it really happened. But director Charles Martin...
  • A real horse race at the box office this weekend

     
    Can Brad Pitt open a movie, REALLY open a movie? It's been a while since he's tried. “Moneyball” is his best Oscar shot since “Benjamin Button,” and I think, a better movie. VERY good reviews, overall, for this one. But will his...
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
  • Injured dolphin Winter inspires the disabled — and Hollywood

    Injured dolphin Winter inspires the disabled — and Hollywood
    CLEARWATER — Harry Connick Jr. reread the script to his new film, "Dolphin Tale," about a dolphin who loses her tail only to have a prosthetic one made for her, and got the studio on the phone. "I had to ask, 'Did this really happen?' Oh yeah, they...